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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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The 12.5" ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook is thin, light, built to last, and ready for business. Power Bridge technology lets you go ten or more hours without plugging in, vPro gives you the ultimate in... More
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Five Industry Awards

This Lenovo portable PC has received five awards from experts in portable PCs.

This notebook PC received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com and 3dnews.ru all of whom said that this medium processor core notebook PC was brilliant.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com the average expert rating of this medium processor core notebook PC is 79%.

Robust

Three customers who reviewed this laptop considered that it was well made. Pc Mag wrote on expert review site PC Mag two years ago “They have a long history of durability and solid performance” and scored the Lenovo X240 80 out of 100. Pc Mag also wrote “You'll pay top dollar for this well-built ultrabook.”. Expert review site Slashgear.com mentioned “All-around solid laptop that offers everything you need in a small system without being boisterous or in your face about it” in their Lenovo X240 review.

One customer considered that the Lenovo X240 was strong and durable.

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Good Battery Life

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the Lenovo X240 had a good battery life. Computershopper.com wrote “Durability you'd expect, along with astonishing battery life” in their review.

Good Size

Some customers thought it was lightweight. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “Lenovo's X200 series of lightweight ThinkPads have long been some of the most lightweight, long-lasting business laptops on the market”. Expert review site Techreviewsource.com mentioned “The all-new Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a lightweight business-oriented laptop that delivers extremely long battery life, decent performance” in their review of this laptop. Expert website Slashgear.com wrote in their review “The feel of the laptop is excellent, being a nice mixture of lightweight”.

Nice Design

A few people concluded that it was a good design. Expert website Laptopmag.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 delivers amazing battery life, powerful performance and a durable design, making it the best business ultraportable yet”. Techreviewsource.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “The design is absolutely perfect”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X240 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo X240 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X240.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 which is cheaper.

Alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the Lenovo T450s.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at including the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the Asus UX303UB, or the Toshiba Z30.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Laptops that were released around the same time as the X240 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of the Lenovo X240 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst laptops that came out around the same time as the X240. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X240 the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 9.4GB.

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Very Light

Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X240 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X240.

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Narrow

The narrowest laptop of this age and type is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is one of the narrower portable PCs of this age and spec amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X240.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240.

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X240 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Lenovo X240 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (14" and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (2.2GHz and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo X240 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X240 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 which is also cheaper.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X240.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X240.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (8GB and cheaper).

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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
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Intel Clear Video Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

5 Awards

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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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