LG’s brand new Gram laptops hit stores in the UK this week, and these Windows 10 PCs include a big change to their displays. Like a number of other manufacturers, LG decided to change things this year and bring their laptops to the market with a 16:10 aspect ratio instead of the standard 16: 9 screen.
The Korean company opted for this new screen shape in order to offer more screen space. Basically, this new ratio is a bit bigger and less elongated, which isn’t quite as good for your next movie frenzy, but offers more space for Word documents, emails, and web searches.
The bezels of the display have been made smaller in order to obtain even more display area. The high-resolution panel offers improved image quality. LG claims that grams produce vivid, accurate colors, excellent contrast, and sharp details. Along with this display boost, these new laptops offer many more features, including an 11th generation Intel Core processor with Iris Xe graphics and fast LPDDR4x memory.
Some of the new models also have 80Wh high-density batteries to ensure longer usage time between charges. There is also the option to buy the gram in a 2-in-1 design, which transforms it from a laptop into a tablet.
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With the “gram” name on the case, you’d expect these devices to be pretty light, and LG says it worked hard to offer a big-screen experience without sacrificing portability. In fact, the flagship LG Gramm 17 has a large 17-inch screen and weighs just 1.35 kg.
The new LG gram 16 and 14 are equally portable and weigh only 1.19 kg and 999 g, respectively. It’s barely 1.68 cm thick.
“At LG, we understand the importance of easy portability and how important it is to the many people who still work from home across the UK,” said Hanju Kim, IT Product Director, LG UK. “With slimmer, more sophisticated designs and 16:10 aspect ratio is displayed while also offering a low weight. Our latest LG gram range gives people the opportunity to enjoy better productivity and a more immersive viewing experience anywhere. “
Here’s how much that will cost you.
LG Gram 17 (Model 17Z90P) – £ 1,399
LG Gram 16 (Model 16Z90P) – £ 1,249
LG Gram 14 (Model 14Z90P) – £ 1,149
LG Gram 2-in-1 16 (Model 16T90P) – £ 1,599 (Available March)
LG Gram 2-in-1 14 (Model 14T90P) – £ 1,499 (Available March)
The 2021 series of LG Gram laptops are available starting today, February 15, in the UK through Amazon, Costco, Dixons, Argos, AO and LG.com.