Product Comparison: Lenovo ThinkPad X220 vs Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)


General Specifications
Brand
Lenovo
Lenovo
Model
ThinkPad X220
ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
If you need speed and mobility, the ThinkPad X220 is a great choice. Its slim body houses a powerful second-generation Intel Core processor. At the same time, it is 2 mm thinner than previous models. Get the most out of demanding graphics applications with Intel HD Graphics.
Tough, slim and light, the 12.5" ThinkPad X230 elevates the business laptop to a new level with its vivid IPS display, purer sound and peerless keyboard ergonomics.
Key Specs
Screen Size
12.5 in.
12.5 in.
Operating System
Windows 7 Pro
Windows 7 Pro
Processor Speed
2.5 GHz
2.9 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
4 GB
4 GB
Storage Capacity
320 GB
500 GB
Battery Life
15 hours
12 hours

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Size & Weight
Height
1.36 in.
1.05 in.
Width
12 in.
12.01 in.
Depth
8.13 in.
8.13 in.
Weight
2.87 lbs.
2.96 lbs.

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i5-2520M
Intel Core i7-3520M
Number of Cores
2
2
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Intel HD Graphics 4000

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

What customers say about "Processor"
Lenovo ThinkPad X220 12.5" Laptop
  • The speed of processor is perfect for all the uses I need.
  • This is a superb piece of kit. Processor is fast.
  • Great laptop for excellent price. I like speed of processor.
  • Good computer, the CPU and HDD make for amazingly fast processing and boot times.
  • The i5-2520M processor is very powerful. It runs all my software fine, even on its lowest power setting.
Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK) 12.5" Laptop
  • Fantastic little laptop. Powered with Intel i7 CPU this laptop can run everything.
  • This is an excellent notebook. Can run everything with that powerful CPU.
  • Excellent laptop for photographers. Easy to travel with and with this CPU you can easily operate with photos in demanding programs.
  • The performance of the processor in such a small laptop is impressive.
  • The Intel HD 4000 provides a noticeable increase in gaming frame rates over the previous HD 3000.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR3-SDRAM
DDR3-SDRAM
Type of Storage
HDD
HDD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
Lenovo ThinkPad X220 12.5" Laptop
  • The Lenovo ThinkPad X220 is a perfect little laptop for a range of different tasks. Great type of memory.
  • Its performance is quick and sharp, no waiting around for years for something to load.
  • Laptop is like new, inside and out, and loaded with Lenovo and Win 7 Pro goodies. Very fast, reliable.
  • 4 gigs of RAM is good. Great capacity of HDD drive.
  • Lightweight, small, and fast. This is just about the perfect laptop for school.
Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK) 12.5" Laptop
  • This laptop has amazing speed and quietness. Everything runs smooth on 500gb HDD.
  • Excellent little laptop with lot of memory on it.
  • It have good storage and the RAM can be easily extended.
  • Average transfer speeds with the Hitachi drive approach 87MB/sec according to HDTune, much better than typical 5400RPM drives.
  • This laptop works quite slow and 100% need RAM upgrade.
Features
Display Type
HD LED
HD IPS
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
1366 x 768
Discrete Graphics
No
No
Extras
HDA, Fingerprint reader, Trusted Platform Module
Dual Speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio v2, ThinkVantage Technologies, MIL-SPEC Tested
What customers say about "Features"
Lenovo ThinkPad X220 12.5" Laptop
  • This is a nice little laptop. Compact and has roughly the same power as my Macbook Pro.
  • This is a great product that has lasted me a long time, works perfectly and is compact.
  • The keyboard is wonderful, never mind all those smart, sleek keyboards, this one is actually built for typists.
  • It's tough and robust, ideal for the traveller.
  • Nice feel to the keyboard and trackpad.
Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK) 12.5" Laptop
  • Great battery life. Laptop really can work almost all day.
  • Much handier than trying the mixed tablet/laptop route.
  • Great laptop. Every picture on this IPS display looks brilliant.
  • As a travel photographer this laptop gives me the power for complex processing, the retina-like quality screen (IPS).
  • 768p resolution would be just fine and such a small 12" laptop.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/n, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
3
3
USB Type C
No
No
Other Ports
VGA, DisplayPort, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, ExpressCard
Mini DisplayPort, VGA, ExpressCard, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack

Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Lenovo ThinkPad X220 12.5" Laptop
  • Easy connect to my WiFi. The speaker works very well.
  • Installed easily, connected to my wifi.
  • Connectivity is good and it's impressively light, slim and easy to transport.
  • Connectivity to the internet is fine and every function has worked well.
  • Connection speed is so quick. And it has good USB ports.
Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (NZD2DUK) 12.5" Laptop
  • Great communication with fast and quality ethernet and usb 3.0.
  • Lot of connectivity options for such a thin laptop.
  • The notebook offers more connections than what its small size would otherwise suggest.
  • Two of three USB ports are 3.0 standard which is just amazing.
  • Lot of ports and they are extremely easy to reach.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
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