LG Unveils Its First-Ever Laptops in the U.S.
The three LG Gram models boast a light weight, 13-inch or 14-inch display sizes, and Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, starting at $899.LG Electronics has unveiled its Gram series of high-performance laptop computers, its first laptops that are being offered for sale in the United States. The machines, which are named Gram to highlight their light weight in the 13-inch and 14-inch Full HD display class, were announced by the company on Sept. 28. The three models include the LG Gram 13, a 13-inch model that features an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory and 128GB of storage; the LG Gram 14, a 14-inch model that features an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory and 128GB of storage; and another LG Gram 14 model with a 14-inch display, a more powerful Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of memory and 256GB of storage. The three machines each weigh about 2.16 pounds. The body of each of the Gram devices is made of carbon-lithium and carbon-magnesium, making them strong and light, according to LG. Both materials are also used in spacecraft and racing cars. The LG Gram models are about a half-inch in thickness. The LG Gram 13, which comes in white, retails for $899, while both LG Gram 14 models come in gold. The Core i5-equipped Gram 14 retails for $999, while the Core i7-equipped Gram 14 retails for $1,399.
All three machines include Microsoft Windows 10 operating systems and will be sold through Microsoft stores as well as online at Microsoftstore.com and Amazon.com. The devices are Microsoft Signature Edition laptops, which means that they are free of installed bloatware and that they come equipped with antivirus protection.