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Lenovo Twist S230u
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Lenovo Twist S230u 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Twist transforms into a laptop when you need to type, a tablet when you re on the go, and a stand when you want to share presentations. When you're ready to browse, bend it backward into a tent... More
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years is 17GB. The Twist S230u has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Twist S230u range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the Twist S230u has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Twist S230u have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. At 350 megahertz, the Twist S230u has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Twist S230u.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Twist S230u has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Twist S230u which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Twist S230u has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Twist S230u supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Twist S230u.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Twist S230u has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops that came out around the same time as the Twist S230u is 370GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Twist S230u the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Twist S230u has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Twist S230u is a eight battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between two and eight battery cells.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Twist S230u, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a touch sensitive screen.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Twist S230u is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Twist S230u have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Twist S230u has an HDD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most portable PCs of this type and age have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Twist S230u.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across similar types of laptop.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Twist S230u. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Twist S230u the memory clock speeds range from 530MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist S230u

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Twist S230u.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Twist S230u has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Twist S230u has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Twist S230u.

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Average Battery Life

The Lenovo Twist S230u has a fairly typical battery life (6 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Twist S230u has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Twist S230u.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Twist S230u has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Screen Size

The Twist S230u has a relatively typical screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist S230u.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo s230, lenovo s230u
Barcodes 06953040790124
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