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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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PORTABILITY PERFECTED.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... More
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its ultrabooks as well as across its entire laptop range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo X240 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X240.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo X240 has a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to look at including a cheaper portable PC such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price] or you might consider a higher rated portable PC such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3120631_price].

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_2084702_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X240 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3120631_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at including the Lenovo X240[plb_2034034_price].

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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 comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. Most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This 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 amongst all ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the X240.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 5.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB. The Lenovo X240 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think the X1 Carbon Touch[pl_1537041_price], and the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_1611730_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

There are a number of other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price], the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price], or the Asus UX301LA-C4061H[plb_3353474_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Toshiba Z30[plb_2086844_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X240 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Lenovo X240 has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3120631_price] which has better reviews.

Other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo X240[plb_2034034_price].

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Very Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of portable PCs of this type and age range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo X240 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo X240 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 305.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The narrowest notebook PC that was released around the same time as the X240 is 280mm wide and the widest is 420mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X240. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X240 is 23GB. The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Screen Size

The Lenovo X240 has a quite small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the X240 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18".

We compared all the other 12.5" notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1623520_price], and the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_2037345_price] both from DELL which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this Lenovo laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2111440_price] (13.3"), the Asus UX301LA-C4061H[plb_3353474_price] (13.3"), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (14") which is also cheaper.

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Only 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 ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo X240 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the X240 have between two and seven battery cells.

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Thick

The thinnest laptop that came out more than two years ago is 6mm thick and the thickest is 31mm. With a height of 21.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X240 is fairly thick compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the X240.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240. Notebook PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X240 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB. With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.

Average Battery Life

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this ultrabook battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the X1 Carbon[pl_2189879_price] (9h), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3538075_price] (9h) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X240.

We compared all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_2037345_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the X240.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price], or the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price] which is cheaper.

If this ultrabook total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X240[plb_2197523_price] (500GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo X240 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X240.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] (1.4kg and cheaper), or the HP Pro[plb_1549460_price] (1.4kg and cheaper).

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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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