LG Gram 2022 lightweight laptops now available for $1,299 and up

The LG Gram line of laptops are known for their slim and incredibly light designs, but that doesn’t mean they sacrifice power. This year, LG introduced 6 new models equipped with 12th Intel Core-P processors with up to 12 cores, 16 threads and Intel Iris Xe graphics.

Available with screen sizes ranging from 14 to 17 inches, the range includes a 1 kg (2.2 lb) screen LG Gram 14 laptop powered by Intel Core i5-1240P processor. The largest and heaviest model is still quite compact: the new LG Gram 17 has a 17-inch WQXGA display and an Intel Core i7-1260P processor, but a starting weight of just 1.35 kg (3 pounds).

First unveiled in April, LG says the new laptops are now available in the US with starting prices ranging from $1,299 to $1,599 (although I can only find 16- and 17-inch models in stock at the moment, you might have to wait a bit longer for the 14-inch and 15-inch LG Gram 2022 laptops to hit the streets).

All new laptops come with big batteries, support up to 32GB LPDDR5 RAM, two PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSDs, 1.5W stereo speakers, and a host of ports including Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, audio, and microSD card readers. Larger models also have full-size HDMI ports.

But there are some differences between the models. Models with 16- or 17-inch screens feature higher-resolution screens and support for an optional NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 discrete GPU (which isn’t exactly a powerhouse, but should offer at least a small performance improvement over Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics).

LG also offers 2-in-1 convertible-style versions of the LG Gram 14 and 16. These models feature touchscreens and 360-degree hinges that allow you to use the computer in laptop or tablet mode or something. between the two. These models also come with a Wacom AES 2.0 digital pen.

Here is an overview of the main specifications of the LG Gram 2022 range:

  LG Gram 17
LG Gram 16
LG Gram 15
LG Gram 14
LG Gram 16 2-in-1
LG Gram 14 2-in-1
17 inch 16 inch 15.6 inches 14 inches 16 inch 14 inches
(2560 x 1600) IPS
(2560 x 1600) IPS
WUXGA (1920 x 1200) IPS WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS touchscreen,
CorningGorilla Glass Victus
WUXGA (1920 x 1200) Touch IPS
Display, Corning
gorilla glasses
Brightness (Typ.) 350nits 300nits
lester 1350 g / 3 lbs (integrated graphics)
1435g / 3.2 lbs (discrete graphics
1199g / 2.6 lbs (integrated graphics)
1285g / 2.8 lbs (discrete graphics)
1140g / 2.5 lbs 999g / 2.2 lbs 1480g / 3.3 lbs 1230g / 2.7lbs
Cut 378.8 x 258.8 x 17.7mm
(14.91 x 10.18 x 0.70 inches)
354.5 x 242.1 x 16.8mm
(13.96 x 9.53 x 0.66 inches)
356.1 × 222.9 × 17.4mm
(14.02 x 8.78 x 0.69 inches)
(12.28 x 8.42 x 0.66 inches)
356.6 x 248.3 x 16.9mm
(14.04 x 9.78 x 0.67 inches)
(12.36 x 8.64 x 0.66 inches)
Battery 80Wh – internal GPU
90Wh – external GPU
80Wh – internal GPU
90Wh – external GPU
80Wh 72Wh 80Wh 72Wh
CPU Intel Core i7-1260p Intel Core i7-1260p Intel Core i7-1260p Intel Core i5-1240p Intel Core i7-1260p Intel Core i7-1260p
GPUs Intel Iris Xe Graphics (i7, i5), Intel UHD Graphics (i3)
*Option: NVIDIA RTX 2050 with 4 GB (GDDR6)
Intel Iris Xe Graphics (i7, i5), Intel UHD Graphics (i3)
Memory 8/16/32 GB (LPDDR5-5200, dual channel)
Storage Two SSD slots (NVMe Gen 4)

Stereo speaker (1.5 Wx2), HD audio with DTS X Ultra,

AI noise suppression

Sustainability MIL-STD-810G
Doors* 2x Thunderbolt 4
2x USB 3.2 Gen 2
1 x 3.5mm audio
1x microSD card
2x Thunderbolt 4
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2
1 x 3.5mm audio
1x microSD card
Software LG Glance by Mirametrix
PCmover Professional
LG Glance by Mirametrix
PCmover Professional
Wacom Notes, Wacom Bamboo Paper
webcam Full HD webcam with infrared sensor
Accessory N / A LG Stylus (Wacom AES 2.0 and WGP)
Price $1599 – $2299 $1399 – $2199 $1199 – $1899 $1249 – $1799 $1499 – $2099 $1299 – $1699

LG previously introduced the new LG Gram 16 and 17 in South Korea, but the company is now noting that they will be joined by 14-inch and 15.6-inch variants when they launch in select markets in North America, Europe and in Asia during the second quarter. of 2022.

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This article was first published on April 26, 2022 and most recently updated on June 6, 2022.

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