LG Gram 2018 Goes On Sale in The US: Lightweight But Heavy On The Pocket

by Habeeb Onawole 0

LG refreshed its Gram line of lightweight PCs a few weeks before CES 2018. Nearly two months later, It is now on sale in the US but with “heavy” price tags.

LG Gram 2018

The LG Gram comes in three sizes – 13.3, 14, and 15.6 inches. However, only the 15.6” variant is available for purchase at the moment.

The 15.6” model is the heaviest at 2.4lbs/1.09kg. Even with its large FHD touchscreen IPS display, it is sized like a 14” model, thanks to its thin bezels. It also has a full -sized 2-level backlit keyboard with a dedicated number pad.

It has 16GB (8GB x 2) of RAM, 1TB SSD (512GB x 2) storage and is powered by Intel’s 8th gen Core i7-8550U processor. The chip has a base clockspeed of 1.80GHz and a turbo clockspeed of 4.0GHz.

For connectivity, there is a Thunderbolt/USB-C 3.0 port, 3 x full sized USB 3.0 ports, 1 microSD card slot, audio jack, and a RJ45 port. It also has a 4-cell 72Wh battery that lasts up to 16.5 hours, a fingerprint scanner buried under the power button, and has a MIL-ST-810G certification just like the LG G6 and LG V30.

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Interesting specs but it comes at a price. LG is asking for $1999.99 for this beast. There are less powerful configurations though and there are the 14” and 13” models too. They are all less expensive and also come with 8th Gen Core-i7 processors but less RAM and or storage.