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Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6003UPBProcessor: Intel Core i5 6200U, Intel Core i7 6500U, Intel Core i7 6600U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 12.5 inch
Weight: 1.3kg, 1.44kg, 1.5kg, 1.505kg
Price: 1460, 1500, 1800, 1999 euro
Average Score: 83.3% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 19 reviews)
: - %, performance: 65%, features: 68%, display: 88%
mobility: 79%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 92%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F60041GE

Lenovo claims that the X260 passes Military-specification testing for durability and reliability. With a sleek appearance and weight of less than 1.36 kg, it runs counter to chunkiness often associated with sturdiness. Its IPS LCD delivers brilliant brightness and viewing angles of almost 180 degrees. One interesting feature of the X260 is the Power Bridge technology, which allows users to swap batteries without turning off the device. Performance-wise, it is powered by the Intel Core i5-6200U, 4 GB DDR4 RAM and a 500 GB SSHD. Connectivity is good and includes 3 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, Mini-DisplayPort as well as a SD-card slot. The integrated Intel vPro Technology allows remote management and location. Much effort has been made in providing a first-rate keyboard. The spill-resistant keyboard’s quality is indisputable. Yet comfort is not compromised in favor of ruggedness with its ergonomically-built keys. With its battery life of 12 hours, the X260 indeed stands out prime notebook.

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F60041GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F60041GE
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.505kg
Price: 1460 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

85.8% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (Core i5, WXGA) Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Small typewriter. Lenovo's new 12.5-inch ThinkPad X260 mobilizes the office and convinces in many regards. Still, it cannot manage to secure the top spot for business subnotebooks, despite the good concept.
Lenovo ThinkPad X260: Freedom for Bussiness
Source: Notebooks.com English
Freedom from dongles is a real leg up. There’s something to be said for all of your essential ports being there without add-ons that you have to carry in a bag. The freedom to issue PCs to people that aren’t always careful with their things is important, too. The ThinkPad X260 has passed Military-grade durability tests. You can’t easily break it. Equally as important is freedom from high prices. Lenovo has the ThinkPad X260 available for $635.75, and that’s a model with an Intel Core i3 processor. Lenovo does cut some corners to get to that price, but that’s to be expected.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2016
Lenovo ThinkPad X260: Freedom for Bussiness
Source: Notebooks.com English
Freedom from dongles is a real leg up. There’s something to be said for all of your essential ports being there without add-ons that you have to carry in a bag. The freedom to issue PCs to people that aren’t always careful with their things is important, too. The ThinkPad X260 has passed Military-grade durability tests. You can’t easily break it. Equally as important is freedom from high prices. Lenovo has the ThinkPad X260 available for $635.75, and that’s a model with an Intel Core i3 processor. Lenovo does cut some corners to get to that price, but that’s to be expected.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2016
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X260
Source: Laptop Mag English
The ThinkPad X260 is a fantastic choice for people who need to be productive on the go, because it's an ideal size for small tables (or your lap), but provides epic battery life, a comfortable keyboard and strong mainstream performance. If you want a slightly better typing experience or larger display, consider the ThinkPad T460, which is a bit bulkier but offers similar features and more than 13 hours of endurance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X260
Source: Laptop Mag English
The ThinkPad X260 is a fantastic choice for people who need to be productive on the go, because it's an ideal size for small tables (or your lap), but provides epic battery life, a comfortable keyboard and strong mainstream performance. If you want a slightly better typing experience or larger display, consider the ThinkPad T460, which is a bit bulkier but offers similar features and more than 13 hours of endurance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Thinkpad X260 – Маленький Солдат
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very good hardware; comfortable keyboard; capacious battery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/26/2016
Lenovo Thinkpad X260 – Маленький Солдат
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very good hardware; comfortable keyboard; capacious battery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/26/2016
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 – szubnotebook munkához
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Excellent workmanship; good hardware; good touchpad; good IPS display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/02/2016
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 – szubnotebook munkához
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Excellent workmanship; good hardware; good touchpad; good IPS display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/02/2016

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6007RGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6007RGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6007RGE
Processor: Intel Core i7 6500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.44kg
Price: 1999 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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87.2% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (Core i7, FHD) Subnotebook Review | Notebookcheck
Mobile Office. Lenovo's small subnotebook is noteworthy for its very decent keyboard and long battery life. An LTE modem allows access to the Internet while on-the-go. All things considered, the ThinkPad X260 is a solid offering.

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F5003JGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F5003JGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F5003JGE
Processor: Intel Core i7 6600U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 1800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Review: Balanced for Business Travelers
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Lenovo ThinkPad X260 laptop has the six qualities required of a good business device. It’s built to last, as evident by its MIL-spec rating; it’s light and portable enough for easy lugging; its hot-swappable battery outperforms similar devices; it has plenty of ports and inputs; it has the security features IT needs; and it has a comfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo ThinkPad X260: Freedom for Bussiness
Source: Notebooks.com English
There’s no way that anyone taking into account what businesses need and want could not find the ThinkPad X260 a great buy. If I could describe the ThinkPad X260 in one word, that word would be freedom.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/25/2016

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (20F5003JGE)
Source: c't - Heft 17/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/15/2016
Recensione Lenovo ThinkPad X260
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Positive: Good autonomy; comfortable keyboard; lightweight. Negative: Average screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2016

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F600A1GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F600A1GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F600A1GE
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 1500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 82.5% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

90% Lenovo X260 Laptop Review: Insanely long battery life
Source: Slashgear English
Lenovo has long had a winner with this particular X lineup model, and that truth remains for the X260. There’s nothing to dislike about this iteration unless you want a touchscreen display. Laptops are, at their foundation, meant to be portable, and portability depends on two things: a lightweight design and ample battery life. This laptop gets positive marks in both those categories, but especially the latter. Road warriors will find it hard to adjust to lesser laptops after basking in the X260’s 20+ hour run time, and that’s not a bad thing.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad X260
Source: PC Mag English
If you want a truly eye-popping ultraportable, you can find it in releases like the Asus ZenBook 3 or the Apple MacBook, but those machines require you to make some sacrifices in terms of usability, configurability, and durability that are not ideal for a business environment. For business, a sterling screen and a comfortable keyboard are musts, of course, and, like the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and the HP EliteBook Folio G1, this laptop has them. And its removable battery can result in legitimately astounding uptime.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% As boring as it is reliable, Lenovo's ThinkPad X260 is the Hank Hill of laptops
Source: Digital Trends English
Ultimately, that makes the X260 just one of a number of options for those hunting for a new lightweight laptop for (mostly) work. The ThinkPad’s advantages are the hot-swappable battery, excellent keyboard, and classic design. For some, the XPS 13’s screen upgrade will be more important. For others, the HP’s slick design will win them over. For those who just need a work laptop that’ll last over a long plane flight the X260 is a good, if old-fashioned, choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
100% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Review: A Sleek, Tough, All-Business Ultrabook
Source: Hot Hardware English
The ThinkPad x260 is tougher than the typical notebook too, without being truly ruggedized, which is ideal for a system meant to endure the rigors of long travel and still look the part in a boardroom. It’s also meant to be dependable. The dual-battery setup means you can get through the day without ever plugging in your notebook (or even powering it off temporarily, for that matter). If battery life is a major selling point for you, you’re probably already sold.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Even with the small battery, the ThinkPad is one of the most tempting ultraportables we've seen. It may not attract attention on a plane or train the way a super-skinny laptop like the HP Spectre will, but it'll easily fit on a tray table, where it'll outperform and outlast anything in its class. If it had a USB-C port, we'd be looking for more stars or honors to give it. If you can live with a 12.5-inch instead of larger screen, it should be at the top of your shopping list.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/23/2016

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6003UPB

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6003UPBNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F6003UPB
Processor: Intel Core i7 6500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 90% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 - do pracy rodacy
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

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Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


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

Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).

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


Intel Core i5:

6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

6500U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.

6600U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.

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


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


1.3 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

1.505 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


83.3%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F600A1GE
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U
Lenovo ThinkPad X260-20F5003JGE
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6600U

Devices with the same GPU

Acer Aspire V3-372-54F5
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.55 kg
Acer Aspire V13 V3-372-54F5
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Dell Chromebook 13-3380 TFG4H
HD Graphics 520, Core i3 6006U, 13.3", 1.61 kg
Acer TravelMate P238-M-718K
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371-537B
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.42 kg
Asus ZenBook UX310UA-FC211T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 510s-13ISK-80SJ006PRK
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371-760H
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.42 kg
Sony Vaio S-VJS131X0111B
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.05 kg
Sony Vaio S-VJS131X0211B
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.05 kg
Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme-7214
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6600U, 11.6", 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371-70FD
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire S13-S5-371T-5409
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Asus ZenBook UX310UA-FB097T
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Asus ZenBook UX306UA-Q52S-CB
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371-32V8
HD Graphics 520, Core i3 6100U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Toshiba Portege Z30-C-16P
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371-78W2
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
HP Spectre 13-v050nw
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.1 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S-13ISK-80SW0072CK
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.1 kg
Asus Zenbook UX310UA-FC255T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Asus Zenbook UX310UA-FC114T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371T-78QF
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Asus Zenbook UX330UA-FC021T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
HP Spectre 13-v082ng
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire S13 S5-371-56EZ
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
HP Spectre 13-v007ur
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.1 kg
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