LG’s new Windows 10 ultra thin LG Gram notebook takes on the MacBook Air

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read

LG has rolled out two incredible ultralight laptops that will make every Windows user want to have one on their desk. The laptops weight under a kilo/ 2.2 lbs, are very fast and offer top performance.

If you though that LG sacrificed performance or the display for less weight, think again. Both laptops feature a 15.6 Inch Full HD IPS display on a magnesium alloy body and are powered by 6th generation processors.

The Gram 15 series laptops are ultraportable, you can take them wherever you want without worrying about back pain anymore. The manufacturer has managed to provide size and performance without the weight. The 15.6-inch, Full HD, IPS display offers a big screen and excellent visibility from nearly any angle.

The magnesium alloy body offers strength and durability for a lifetime. The devices are equipped with advanced software allowing for customized optimal screen conditions for reading with Reader Mode or watching movies with Movie Mode.

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Instant Booting allows LG gram to start up immediately when the screen is opened, whether the laptop s powered off or in sleep mode. The list of specs includes basically the same features with slight differences. The specs that can be found in both laptops are:

  • Memory: 8GB x 1, Speed DDR3L 1600MHz
  • Dispaly – 15.6″, IPS LCD,Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080)
  • Graphics – Intel HD Graphics 520
  • Webcam HD (720p)
  • Speakers – Stereo Speaker (1.0W x 2)
  • Digital Analog Converter (DAC) Cirrus logic DAC (Hi-Fi audio, Headphone out)
  • Built-In Microphone Internal Mic
  • Connectivity – Wireless Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC7265 (802.11ac 2×2, WiFi/Bluetooth Combo),LAN 10/100 Mbps (USB Type C port with RJ45 gender), Bluetooth 4.0
  • Narrow Bezel 6.7mm / 0.264″
  • One-Hand Open, Instant Booting, Reader Mode
  • Ports – HDMI (Standard) 1, USB 3.0 Type-C 1, USB 3.0 = 2,USB 2.0 = 1,Micro-SD 1 slot,Headphone Out
  • RJ45 Ethernet (USB Type C port with RJ45 gender),DC-In
  • Dimensions – (WxHxD) 14.08″ x 8.99″ x 0.66″ (357.6 x 228.4 x 16.8mm)
  • Weight 2.16 lbs – (980g)

The differences are the following:

  • LG gram-15Z960-A.AA75U1:
    CPU Type Core i7-6500U with 4MB Cache
    CPU Speed 2.5 GHz (Turbo up to 3.1 GHz)
    Harddrive capacity: 512GB
    21:9 Curved Display.

Price tag: $1499.99. Buy from Amazon or from B&H.

  • LG gram-15Z960-A.AA52U1:
    CPU Type Core i5-6200U with 3MB Cache
    CPU Speed 2.3 GHz (Turbo up to 2.8 GHz)
    Harddrive capacity: 256 GB.

Price tag: $1099.99. Buy from Amazon or from B&H. You can check out LG’s webpage for more information.


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