LG Electronics has introduced a new series of innovative ultraportable laptops called “Gram” in the Indian market. The series includes three sizes – 17-inch, 15.6-inch, and 14-inch and they offer revamped technology and design aesthetics. The 17-inch is the top of the line model and the company claims that it comes with stronger performance, durability, battery life than ever before
The 17-inch variant of the LG Gram laptop is recognized as the world’s lightest laptop that offers true portability by Guinness World Records in February 2019.
“We have tried to evolve LG gram in accordance with consumer needs – super-light laptops that pair performance with optimum portability. The new laptops promise to deliver what customers want, need and do with its strong performance, durability and battery life.”
Mr. Younchul Park, Director-Home Entertainment, LG Electronics India
LG Gram 17
It’s the biggest and most expensive model in the Gram series with a 17-inch Wide Quad Extended Graphics Array (WQXGA) display that has twice the pixels (2560 x 1600) of a standard Full HD screen. It is packed in a 15.6-inch class body.
The display offers a screen ratio of 16:10 ratio offers more screen real estate than the usual 16:9 format. This makes it best for editing images and videos, viewing multiple documents and a variety of other applications.
This 17-inch model weighs in at a mere one kilogram. It’s believed to be the lightest 17-inch laptop in the market as most of the 17-inch laptops tip the scale at more than four pounds. The 72W battery allows up to 19.5 hours of operation on a single charge.
The laptop is driven by the newest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor paired with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and comes with a 512 GB solid-state drive (SSD). It also complies with the U.S. military MIL-STD-810G durability criteria.
LG has used ThunderboltTM 3 in the LG Gram 17 which can charge devices, transfer files and display content via a single port, with transfer speeds of up to 40 GBs per second, eight times faster than a conventional USB 3.0 connection.
LG Gram 15
As the name suggests, this model has a 15.6 (39.624cm) display, while weighs in at only 1099 grams which makes it to carry easily. It packs the battery which offers a back-up of 21.5 hours. The LG Gram 15 is powered by the 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of DDR4 memory, 256 GB solid-state drive (SSD).
LG Gram 14
This model weighs 995 grams and has a battery back-up of 21.5 hours. The new 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor powers the laptop with 8GB of DDR4 memory, 256 GB solid-state drive (SSD).
LG Gram Laptop Price and Availability
LG 14Z990-V – INR 95,000; 15Z990-V – INR 98,000; 17Z990-V – INR 1,26,000
All three models will be available for sales online at Amazon from next week.