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Lenovo X240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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The ThinkPad X240 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 X240 is ultraportable without... More
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17 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X240 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Lenovo X240 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the X240. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X240 is 23GB.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X240 that we have checked, the Lenovo X240's PCI Express slot version of 3 is one of the newest. The oldest PCI Express slot version of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X240 that we have checked, the Lenovo X240's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz is one of the fastest. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X240 range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the X240 is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its ultrabooks range.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the X240 range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. The Lenovo X240 has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the X240, the Lenovo X240 has a front camera.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that are a similar age to the X240.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X240.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US (512GB).

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X240 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X240.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of this spec and age is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X240 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Narrow

The Lenovo X240 is fairly narrow (only 305.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The narrowest ultrabook that has been available for a similar time to the X240 is 280mm wide, the widest is 420mm, and the average width is 330mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X240 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X240 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Screen Size

The Lenovo X240 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The average screen size of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X240 is 14".

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30 (13.3"), or the DELL XPS 13 (13.3").

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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 commonly found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X240 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (8GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that came out around the same time as the X240 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo X240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X240 have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Lenovo X240 which has 16 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo X240 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Lenovo X240 has a fairly small processor cache (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X240. The processor caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X240 range from 1MB to 6MB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X240

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the X240 over three years ago.

HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo X240 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo X240 has a relatively average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the X240 (1.4kg), or the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (1.4kg) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WWAN
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Intel TSX-NI
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
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54300, lenovo i54300u
Barcodes 00888228531601
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