LG is not known for making Laptops, but the LG Gram is an exceptionally well-made laptop. Probably, the only one from the brand.
The LG Gram Notebooks are thin and lightweight. They are easy to carry, have fast performance, and have a bezel-free metallic design.
LG has refreshed the LG Gram line-up in India with the latest Intel 12th gen processor in four different configurations. The Lg Gram is available in three screen sizes – 14 inches, 16 Inches, and 17 Inches. All the laptops come with a 16:10 aspect ratio making this ideal for work on Excel and presentations.
The 14-inch model comes with a Full HD Display (1920*1080) pixels, whereas the 16 and 17 Inch Models have a Quad-HD display with (2560*1440) pixels.
Also, apart from the regular 16 Inch model LG has introduced a new 2-in-1 variant with a touch display.
The starting price for the latest Intel 12th Gen LG Gram in India is INR 94,990 and will be available from Amazon starting 23rd July 2022 during the Amazon Prime days shared by Mr. Akshay Ahuja – Director, Consumer Electronics, LG India.
I am sure there will be some discounts and you will be able to buy these at a discounted price. Also, watch out for credit and debit card offers.
Now, let’s go through the details of laptops that differ for each model.
LG Gram 14 Laptop
- Display: 14 inches WUXGA (1920*1200p) display, 16:10 aspect ratio, IPS panel, and 99% DCI-P3
- Battery: 72 WHr, backup up to 18.5 hours
- Dimension: Weight – 999 grams, Thickness – 17 mm
- (Model – 14Z90Q)
LG Gram 16 Laptop
- Display: 16 inches WQXGA (2560 x 1600) display, 16:10 aspect ratio,IPS panel, and 99% DCI-P3
- Battery: 72 WHr, backup up to 16.5 hours
- Dimension: Weight – 1.19 kg, Thickness – 17 mm
- (Model 16Z90Q)
Aforementioned, there is also an LG Gram 16 with 2-in-1 touch screen display and comes with similar configuration.
LG Gram 17 laptop:
- Display: 17 inches WQXGA (2560 x 1600) display, 16:10 aspect ratio, IPS panel, and 99% DCI-P3
- Battery: 80 WHr, backup up to 15 hours
- Dimension: Weight – 1.35 kg, Thickness – 18 mm
- (Model – 17Z90Q)
Let’s dive into the specifications offered by the LG Gram laptops:
- Processor: Intel 12th Gen Processor, Intel Core i5 and Core i7
- Graphics card: Integrated Intel Iris Xe
- Operating system: Windows 11 Home
- RAM: 16 GB LPDDR5 – Faster than the DDR4 Ram available on most laptops.
- Storage: NVME Gen 4 – 512 GB SSD
- Keyboard: Full-sized backlit keyboard
- Speaker: 2W speakers with DTS:X ultra
- Ports: 2* USB 3.0, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, and a Combo jack
- Wireless connectivity: Bluetooth and WiFi
The LG Gram is known for excellent metallic build quality like the Macbook Air and comes with excellent battery life and performance.
The LG Gram laptops feature the latest artificial intelligence (AI) sensing technology, including Face Login, LG Glance by Mirametrix and AI Noise cancellation.
The Notebook is available in only a silver color option and has a tapered design that makes it very easy to hold and looks sleek.
The LG Gram is best suited for office work or home entertainment; it is not a gaming machine.
Design and Display
The LG laptops are built with magnesium alloy metal that is aircraft grade. The metallic construction makes it sturdy and lightweight.
It has MIL-STD-810G military standard certification. Overall build quality is better than the rivals in this price range, and the laptop is made to last many years.
The 16 Inch LG Gram weighs just 1.19 Kg, and the 14 inches weigh just 999 grams. Incredible!
The Gram notebooks hold FHD (1080*1920p) IPS LCD. The display has low bezels around the three sides and offers a good viewing experience.
Additionally, the battery capacity is huge on all the models, and it ensures you can get close to 10+ hours of practical usage.
The 16-inch and 17 Inch models come with a 2K display that offers better resolution than the FHD models.
Lg Gram is available with either the 12th Gen Intel Core i5 or the Intel Core i7 Processors. LG has not shared the exact processors in the press release but we will update the details soon.
The machine runs Windows 11 operating system. For graphics, it owns an Intel Iris Plus graphics card.
The company claims that the device has up to 18.5 hours of backup. In reality, the backup will be of up to 8-9 hours with daily use.
The 14-inch has 70 Whr, whereas the 16/17-inch laptop packs an 80Whr battery. This is one of the best battery sizes we have seen on any Windows laptop, and this can genuinely offer up to 10 hours of battery backup, depending on the work you are doing.
Both model pairs 16 GB DDR5 RAM and comes with the blazing fast NVME Gen 4 512 GB SSD.
The laptops have a backlit keyboard that allows you to type at night. You can easily adjust the brightness for up to two levels. Additionally, the notebook has a fingerprint ID.
It offers truly immersive 3D audio with the most plausible surround experience. You can create a custom interface with its flexible UI. The notebooks offer a dual 1.5W DTS:X Ultra.
The ports include 2* USB 3.1, USB 3.1 Type-C (Thunderbolt 4), DC-in, Headphone out, RJ45, HDMI, and micro-SD.
The Notebook comes with the Type C port charger and also has support for fast charging.
They support the latest and advanced WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. Lastly, It carries an HD webcam.
The LG Gram competes with thin business Notebooks such as Asus Zenbook 14, VivoBook 14 Oled and Dell Inspiron 14, and XPS series.
- Fast Intel 12th Gen Intel Processors.
- Very Thin and Lightweight Design
- Excellent battery life
- Heating issues when doing intensive tasks.
- Not suitable for Video editing, gaming, and other complex workloads.
- Can buy something with a dedicated Graphics card for intensive tasks.
Recommendation – The LG Gram laptops are sleek and offer excellent portability. Despite the thin design, the Notebooks have the latest processors and huge battery capacity. These are best suited for working professionals, students, or coding.