As we enter a new quarter of 2022, top tech brands are starting to bring their A-game as we have new product launches here and there. Just recently, LG has launched a new series of laptops and they are calling it the LG gram lineup.
These laptops are quite lightweight and have a sleek design. On top of that, LG has also loaded them with the new and latest hardware and software to make them future-ready.
The LG gram series of laptops consists of below new laptops:
- gram 17
- gram 16
- gram 15
- gram 14
- gram 2-in-1(16-inch and 14-inch variant)
Along with that, LG has also launched a portable monitor which is the company’s first-ever for this series. They have named it +view for LG gram. Now, let’s look at these laptops specifically.
First of all, let’s talk about the LG gram 17, gram 16, gram 15 and gram 14 laptops. They mostly have the same specifications and the only key difference is in the screen size and the battery size for these laptops.
If we see the main specifications for LG gram 17 and LG gram 16 then they have 17-inch WQXGA IPS display with 2,560 x 1,600 resolution and 16-inch WQXGA IPS display with 2,560 x 1,600 resolution respectively.
On the other hand, the LG gram 15 and LG gram 14 have a 15-inch Full HD screen with 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and 14-inch WUXGA IPS screen with 1,920 x 1,200 resolution.
All of the laptops have a normal brightness of 350 nits and the battery size is 80Wh with internal GPU and 90Wh with external GPU. The LG gram 15 and LG gram 14 come with 80Wh and 72Wh battery respectively.
Both laptops comes with a powerful 12th Gen Intel Core Processor (Alder Lake). The graphics are also top of the line as they have the Intel Iris Xe Graphics with i7and i5 processors and Intel UHD Graphics with i3. On top of that, users also get optional NVIDIA RTX 2050 with 4GB (GDDR6).
On the other hand, the LG gram 15 and LG gram 16 have Intel Iris Xe Graphics for i7 andi5 processors and Intel UHD Graphics for i3 processors.
If we talk about the ports then all of the laptops come with a HP-Out (4-Pole Headset, US Type) port, one HDMI ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 2×1 ports, two USB 4 Gen 3×2 Type C Thunderbolt 4 ports with Power Delivery and a microSD card.
All the laptops have 8, 16, ad 32GB LPDDR5 Dual Channel RAM options. They also have dual NVMe Gen 4 SSD slots.
In terms of sound, all the laptops in the LG gram series have Stereo Speaker configuration, HD Audio with DTS X Ultra and AI Noise Cancelling features. They all also come equipped with a full HD webcam with a IR sensor.
The LG gram 2-in-1 laptop series has two variants. The first one is LG gram 16 2-in-1 and then there is the LG gram 14 2-in-1. These laptops share pretty much the same hardware specifications as the ones above the only difference is that they are 2-in-1 laptops having different screen sizes and touch support as well.
The LG gram 16 2-in-1 features a stunning 16-inch WQXGA Touch IPS display with 2,560 x 1,600 resolution. On the other hand, the LG gram 14 2-in-1 comes with a 14-inch WUXGA Touch IPS display with 1,920 x 1,200 resolution. They both have Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Other difference is that these laptops come with typical brightness of 300 nits. And the battery size for these laptops is 80Wh and 72Wh respectively. These laptops come with Intel Iris Xe Graphics for i7 and i5 processors and Intel UHD Graphics for i3 processors.
In terms of ports, both laptops have a HP-Out (4-Pole Headset, US type) port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port, two USB 4 Gen 3×2 Type C Thunderbolt 4 ports with Power Delivery and a microSD card.
Other than that, they share pretty much the same specifications with other laptops in the LG gram series. And because they support touch, the also come with LG Stylus Pen.
On paper these laptops look solid and have good features and specification. LG also makes some of the best displays in the game so that is an interesting thing. But it will all come down to the pricing of these laptops which is not available yet.