New Ultraportable LG Gram laptops

An ultraportable powerhouse and durable laptop, are you looking for a laptop that meets the above requirements? Yes, there is an ultraportable powerhouse and durable laptop in the market, the LG Gram!

The LG Gram is the lightest laptop available in the market today, they are equipped with the latest 8th Intel chips and protected using Nano Carbon Magnesium full metal alloy body. The toughness and durability would give users a peace of mind especially if they are on the move often with their laptop. The LG Gram key technical specifications and information are at listed below for your reference as well.

Whether you are a working professional constantly on the move, a student or for your leisure use at home, LG Gram is definitely worth your consideration!

Let me share more information and details on the new ultraportable LG Gram laptops:

“We’re very proud to introduce the new gram, which has been designed for an all-round, high performance laptop with maximum portability,” said Hosik Kim, Product Director, LG Home Entertainment. “LG offers powerful laptops that deliver greater work efficiency and durability, while continuing the product’s original identity of ultra portability for its users. The 2018 gram series ticks all the boxes for users who want versatile and lightweight laptops with fast processing capabilities.”

A Powerhouse in an Ultra-thin Body

Equipped with the latest 8th Intel®CoreTMi7 and i5 processors and SSD storage, the newest LG gram laptops are ideal for content creators who work with larger documents. Users can boost workefficiency as booting time now comes in under 10 seconds. The gram series also offers a second SSD drive slot for even more internal storage, this means users no longer having to carry the extra bulk of an external hard drive while working on the go.

The new LG gram also feature improved build quality, achieved by the Nano Carbon Magnesium full metal alloy body, often used in the aerospace industry where high strength and light weight are required. Passing seven stringent U.S. military MIL-STD 810G durability tests for resistance to impact, pressure and temperature, the gram offers a greater peace of mind for everyday usage.

Increase Productivity with a Host of New Features

The 2018 gram laptops carry on LG’s trend of incorporating new and advanced features into its computing products such as Touch Screen, ThunderboltTM3 and Fingerprint Reader. With LG’s new IPS In-cell Touch technology, it prevents color shift on screen when touching the display. The LG gram 13 also features a touch screen for an accurate onscreen haptic control. The LG gram 15 gram boasts ThunderboltTM3 for speedy data transfer that is eight times faster than USB Type-C, and seamless transmission of 4K/5K content to exterior displays. Furthermore, all LG gram models come with a Fingerprint Reader which enables users to log in and power on at the same time with the press of a single button. The webcam has also shifted its positioning to the top of the display for flattering video calls, and the fan is even quieter and emits less heat than before.

* Information and pictures courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

LG Gram Key Technical Specifications and Information:

LG gram 15.6″
GENERAL
INFORMATION
Model 15Z980 (i7) 15Z980 (i5)
Color White White
OPERATING SYSTEM Operating System Windows 10 Home (64bit) Windows 10 Home (64bit)
PROCESSOR CPU Brand 8th Gen Intel® 8th Gen Intel®
CPU Type Intel® Core™ i7-8550U Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
CPU Speed 1.8 GHz (Turbo up to 4.0 GHz) 1.6 GHz (Turbo up to 3.4 GHz)
MEMORY Total Memory (3) 8GB 8GB
Memory Speed DDR4 2400MHz DDR4 2400MHz
HARD DRIVE Type / Interface M.2 SSD (Solid-State Drive) SATA3 M.2 SSD (Solid-State Drive) SATA3
Capacity (4) 512GB 256GB
DISPLAY Screen Size 15.6″ 15.6″
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080) FHD (1920 x 1080)
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
AUDIO Speakers Stereo Speaker (1.5W x 2) Stereo Speaker (1.5W x 2)
Built-In Microphone Internal Mic Internal Mic
CONNECTIVITY Wireless Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC8265
(802.11ac 2×2, WiFi/Bluetooth Combo)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC8265
(802.11ac 2×2, WiFi/Bluetooth Combo)
LAN (5) 10/100 Mbps 10/100 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth v. 4.1) Yes (Bluetooth v. 4.1)
FEATURES Reader Mode Yes Yes
Back-lit Keyboard Yes (2-level) Yes (2-level)
Fingerprint ID Yes Yes
MIL-STD 810G Yes Yes
DTS Headphone:X Yes Yes
Webcam 1.3M/ HD (720p) 1.3M/ HD (720p)
PORTS AND
CONNECTORS
HDMI (Standard) 1 1
Thunderbolt™ 3 / USB 3.0 Type-C Thunderbolt™ 3/ USB 3.0 Type-C USB 3.0 Type-C
USB 3.0 3 3
Micro-SD 1 slot 1 slot
Headphone Out Yes Yes
RJ45 Ethernet (5) Yes Yes
DC-In Yes Yes
BATTERY / POWER Battery 4 Cell (Li-Polymer, 7.7V / 72Wh) 4 Cell (Li-Polymer, 7.7V / 72Wh)
Battery Life* 19 Hours 19 Hours
MATERIAL (BODY) Material Magnesium alloy
(Nano Carbon with Magnesium)
Magnesium alloy
(Nano Carbon with Magnesium)
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT Dimensions (WxHxD) cm 35.8 x 22.8 x 1.45~1.68 35.8 x 22.8 x 1.45~1.68
Weight 1095g 1095g
AVAILABILITY May 2018 May 2018
PRICE* S$2,599 S$2,099

LG gram 14.0″ 13.3″
GENERAL
INFORMATION
Model 14Z980 (i7) 14Z980 (i5) 13Z980 (i5)
Color Dark Silver Dark Silver White
OPERATING SYSTEM Operating System Windows 10 Home (64bit) Windows 10 Home (64bit) Windows 10 Home (64bit)
PROCESSOR CPU Brand 8th Gen Intel® 8th Gen Intel® 8th Gen Intel®
CPU Type Intel® Core™ i7-8550U Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
CPU Speed 1.8 GHz
(Turbo up to 4.0 GHz)
1.6 GHz
(Turbo up to 3.4 GHz)
1.6 GHz
(Turbo up to 3.4 GHz)
MEMORY Total Memory (3) 8GB 8GB 8GB
Memory Speed DDR4 2400MHz DDR4 2400MHz DDR4 2400MHz
HARD DRIVE Type /
Interface
M.2 SSD
(Solid-State Drive) SATA3
M.2 SSD
(Solid-State Drive) SATA3
M.2 SSD
(Solid-State Drive) SATA3
Capacity (4) 512GB 256GB 256GB
DISPLAY Screen Size 14.0″ 14.0″ 13.3″
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080) FHD (1920 x 1080) FHD (1920 x 1080)
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
AUDIO Speakers Stereo Speaker (1.5W x 2) Stereo Speaker (1.5W x 2) Stereo Speaker (1.5W x 2)
Built-In
Microphone
Internal Mic Internal Mic Internal Mic
CONNECTIVITY Wireless Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC8265
(802.11ac 2×2, WiFi/Bluetooth Combo)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC8265
(802.11ac 2×2, WiFi/Bluetooth Combo)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC8265
(802.11ac 2×2, WiFi/Bluetooth Combo)
LAN (5) 10/100 Mbps 10/100 Mbps 10/100 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth v. 4.1) Yes (Bluetooth v. 4.1) Yes (Bluetooth v. 4.1)
FEATURES Reader Mode Yes Yes Yes
Back-lit
Keyboard
Yes (2-level) Yes (2-level) Yes (2-level)
Fingerprint ID Yes Yes Yes
MIL-STD 810G Yes Yes Yes
DTS
Headphone:X
Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen No No Yes
Webcam 1.3M/ HD (720p) 1.3M/ HD (720p) 1.3M/ HD (720p)
PORTS AND
CONNECTORS
HDMI
(Standard)
1 1 1
Thunderbolt™ 3 / USB 3.0 Type-C USB 3.0 Type-C USB 3.0 Type-C USB 3.0 Type-C
USB 3.0 3 3 3
Micro-SD 1 slot 1 slot 1 slot
Headphone Out Yes Yes Yes
RJ45 Ethernet (5) Yes Yes Yes
DC-In Yes Yes Yes
BATTERY / POWER Battery 4 Cell
(Li-Polymer, 7.7V / 72Wh)
4 Cell
(Li-Polymer, 7.7V / 72Wh)
4 Cell
(Li-Polymer, 7.7V / 72Wh)
Battery Life* 21.5 Hours 21.5 Hours 22.5 Hours
MATERIAL (BODY) Material Magnesium alloy
(Nano Carbon with Magnesium)
Magnesium alloy
(Nano Carbon with Magnesium)
Magnesium alloy
(Nano Carbon with Magnesium)
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT Dimensions (WxHxD) cm 32.3 x 21.2 x 1.45~1.65 32.3 x 21.2 x 1.45~1.65 30.6 x 21.2 x 1.45~1.55
Weight 995g 995g 965g
AVAILABILITY May 2018 May 2018 May 2018
PRICE* S$2,399 S$1,999 S$1,999

1The 13.3- and 14-inch models (models 13Z980 and 14Z980) weigh just 965 and 995 grams, respectively, while the largest 15.6-inch model (model 15Z950) weighs in at 1,095 grams.

2LG gram laptop batteries on the 13.3-, 14- and 15.6-inch models last up to 22.5, 21.5 and 19 hours, respectively, based on 2014 MobileMark®criteria.

3Based on MobileMark 2014, upgradable up to 16GB – 8gb x 2.

4Based on MobileMark 2014, upgradable up to 1TB – 512gb x2.

5Based on MobileMark 2014, via USB Type-C port with RJ45 gender.

* Prices are accurate as of April 19, 2018.

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