LG Gram 17 is the lightest 17″ laptop in the market

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LG has launched two new laptops in its popular ultralight lineup of laptops, the LG Gram 17 and the LG Gram 2 in 1. Both follow the same simple formula of extra thin and extra light laptops that do not compromise on performance. Both laptops come with better internals, bigger batteries, better displays and even sets a new benchmark for lightweight laptops.

LG Gram 17

LG Gram 17 display

This huge chunk of a laptop comes with a 17″ 2560 x 1600 resolution 16:10 IPS display. It comes with Intel’s latest 8th Gen processor (i7-8565U), up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB SATA 3 SSD. A second M.2 slot is also available for more storage. The battery is relatively humongous at 72Wh, which according to LG will deliver 19.5 hours of usage. 

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The LG Gram 17 will cost you $1699.99 for the above-mentioned specs. Fun fact, this laptop weighs just 1.34 Kgs making it the lightest 17″ laptop in the market right now. It’s made up of Metal Alloy and has a thickness of just 0.7-inch. You also get a fingerprint ID and Windows 10 Home as standard. As for connectivity, you get Bluetooth 5.0 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

LG Gram 2 in 1

LG Gram 2 in 1

While the 17″ laptop follows a traditional form factor, the 14″ is a hybrid 360 degree convertible 2 in 1. It’s a touch display for sure and comes with a Wacom AES 2.0 pen. Furthermore, it’s a 14″ 1080p IPS LCD display, with Intel’s latest Gen processor with 512GB SSD and 16GB of RAM. The laptop weighs 1.14 Kgs and comes protected with Gorilla Glass 5.

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Both laptops come with USB-C (v 3.1) port, 2 x USB 3.1, HDMI, audio jack, Micro SD card slot, and dual-mic. The bigger brother, however, enjoys an extra USB 3.1 port. Both get backlit keyboards, DTS Headphone X audio support, and MIL-STD-810G certification. LG states both laptops will be on display at the CES 2019 with no words on pricing and availability.