Pros

  • Lightweight, with great battery endurance and options
  • Excellent performance and ergonomics

Cons

  • Comes overloaded with background apps

At A Glance

Fast and light, with great input ergonomics and battery life, this powerhouse ultraportable is best-of-breed, though its old-school looks may not appeal to everyone.

Manufacturer’s Description

Blazing fast technology quickens the pace of doing business. ThinkPad X Series laptops are built for speed, letting you use time to focus on your business-not your computer. Do more with less time.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number X220TABLETTEMP
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2500.0 MHz
Cache size 3072.0 KB
Processor count 2
Display
Display size 12.5 inches
Display type Matte LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 887770068993
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n/b/g
Video Interfaces
  • DisplayPort
  • VGA
Slots
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Memory max 8.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 12.0 inches
Depth 8.1 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 3.3 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 122.0
Battery
Battery Life 7:15   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 212.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 334.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 179.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 330.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 312.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 345.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 184.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 335.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 173.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 8.6   Watts
Sleep power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 47.59   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 41.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 37.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 32.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 14.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 11.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 31.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 27.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 17.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 16.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 34.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 30.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 260.0