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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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Ultrathin And Ultralight The X240 long battery life laptop is the thinnest and lightest ThinkPad laptop we offer. Weighing in at less than 3 lbs and measuring 0.8 inches at its thickest point, the... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by Lenovo have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad X240.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2379667_price], and the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2450897_price] both from Toshiba is also worth considering.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2594839_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the X240[pl_3003449_price], the X240[pl_2708337_price], or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2594839_price] all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Light

The weights of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

Alternative 1.4kg heavy portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1414755_price], or the DELL XPS 13[plb_1542052_price] which is cheaper.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_2161809_price] (1.3kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the ThinkPad X240 is one of the narrower comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst laptops of this age.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Other 12.5" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2430339_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Z30[plb_2502971_price] (13.3" and cheaper); or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (13.3" and higher rated).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 23.2 watt-hours, the ThinkPad X240's battery capacity is one of the smallest amongst laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this type and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the ThinkPad X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] (9h and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook Folio 1040[plb_2546146_price] (12h and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2161809_price], or the 8470p[pl_1481744_price] both from HP or the Lenovo T540p[plb_1873372_price].

If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including the HP ProBook 440[plb_2353338_price], or the Toshiba Z30[plb_2208887_price] which is cheaper.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Z30[plb_2502971_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2450897_price], or the Satellite Z30[pl_2363540_price] both from Toshiba or the DELL XPS 13[plb_1542052_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855453_price] (2GHz), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3085960_price] (2GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Display
Display Diagonal
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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)
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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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Security
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Cable Lock Slot
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Manual
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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30 January 2014

The latest-generation ThinkPad X240 delivers the features and durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life. A few design choices won't be to everyone's liking, but on balance this...

Computershopper.com

25 January 2014

For me, that price is too steep when competitors like the MacBook Air offer all-day endurance in a larger, lighter frame. The ThinkPad X240 is inarguably an impressive display of what's possible...

23 January 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a powerful business laptop sporting a Core i5 Haswell CPU, a speedy solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch IPS touch-screen display. You'll pay top dollar for this...

PC Mag

18 December 2013

There's a lot to like about the X240?especially if Lenovo delivers on the optional 1080p IPS panel in the near future. The company has tweaked a few things here and there, mostly for the better...

Digitaltrends.com

9 December 2013

The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance and a touch screen display. For business-use, the design is... Read more…

2 December 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet.

Laptopmag.com

30 November 2013

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a small, robust, and all-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it. The feel of the laptop...

1 February 2014

Desde que IBM dejó partir a Lenovo , éste ha conseguido desarrollar una exitosa carrera para el portátil ThinkPad, manteniéndolo con vida después de muchos años y bien conceptuado por la... Read more…

24 January 2014

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