Lenovo ThinkPad X240-20AL007YGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X240-20AL007YGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X240-20AL007YGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X240-20AL007YGE

Foreign Reviews

Обзор ноутбука Lenovo ThinkPad X240: король умер, да здравствует король!
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Light and thin; good touchpad; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/24/2014

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ThinkPads have garnered a reputation of having a sturdy build capable of withstanding almost all falls and long battery life but the sacrifice is lugging around a heavy and thick machine. The ThinkPad X240 is here to take care of that. Packaging the best of a ThinkPad in an ultrabook, you get the pros without cons.

The 12.5-inch ThinkPad X240 weighs at 3.2 pounds (1.45 kg) with the 3-cell battery and touchscreen configuration. Adding the 6-cell extended battery increases it to 3.6 pounds (1.63 kg). While it might not be as light as other ultrabooks, it definitely is much tougher compared to the others. It includes an internal roll cage, carbon-fiber lid and a magnesium bottom ensuring that it will survive the most devastating fall. It will also stand extreme temperatures, vibrations and dust.

But all this is nothing without good hardware to protect: The X240 comes with a 4th generation Intel Processor, 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD. It won't have any problems booting up or handling all your office tasks. The Intel HD Graphics 4400 card allows you to play HD videos and some lighter games. Packing a 1920 by 1080 Full HD IPS touchscreen display, it ensures great viewing angles and sharp quality.

The battery life is nothing short of amazing, just with the internal 3-cell battery it will last longer than most ultrabooks but adding the 6-cell extended battery will leave its competition in the dust. The Thinkpad X240 is for those that are looking for good battery life and fast performance in a sturdy yet lightweight body.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


12.5": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.4 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga S1
Core i7 4500U, 1.6 kg
» Dell Latitude E7240-SM008LE72408GER
Core i5 4300U, 1.4 kg
» HP EliteBook 820 G1-F1R78AW
Core i5 4300U, 1.5 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga
Core i5 4200U, 1.584 kg
» Dell Latitude E7240 Touch
Core i5 4300U, 1.35 kg
» HP EliteBook 820 G1
Core i5 4200U, 1.3 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X240
Core i7 4600U, 1.45 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X240s
Core i5 4200U, 1.3 kg
» Dell Latitude E7240
Core i5 4200U, 1.34 kg
» Dell XPS 12-9Q33
Core i5 4200U, 1.5 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Toshiba Satellite Radius P50W-BST2N22
Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
» Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU401LA-CZ040G
Core i5 4200U, 14.0", 1.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W-BST2N22
Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 2.3 kg
» Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA-DW063H
Core i3 4030U, 13.3", 1.75 kg
» Acer Extensa 2510-34Z4
Core i3 4030U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Acer Aspire E5-471-59RT
Core i5 4210U, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224
Core i7 4510U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
» HP Envy 15-U002NF
Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Acer C720-3404 Chromebook
Core i3 4005U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Acer C720-3605 Chromebook
Core i3 4005U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15
Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.608 kg
» Acer Aspire E5-571P-363N
Core i3 4030U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Acer Aspire S7-392-5410
Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
» Acer Aspire V7-482P
Core i5 4200U, 14.0", 1.9 kg
» Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme
Core i5 4300U, 14.0", 3.69 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-12R
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire S3-392G-54206G50tws
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.65 kg
» Asus Zenbook UX302LA-C4004H
Core i5 4200U, 13ç3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z30T-A-11C
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-02- 1 (Update: 2014-02- 1)