07 January 2021
LG has refreshed its Gram 17 notebook model with new processors and better battery life. The all-new LG Gram 17 2020 has been made official in its home country following the appreciation last year’s model has received. Flaunting the two CES Innovation awards won by the Gram 17 and great response from consumers LG is introducing its upgraded model which will be sold as the 2020 model.
LG touts that the Gram 17 2020 enhances the performance and portability even further with the help of a new processor and lightweight, though its weight is almost similar to the last year’s model. The latest model gets an actual upgrade in terms of processor and battery life.
Depending on the model the new LG Gram 17 2020 comes in 17-inch (WQXGA) / 15.6-inch (FHD) / 14-inch (FHD) IPS display options. The all-new LG Gram 17 is equipped with the Intel 10th Ice Lake generation processor. These come in options of Core i3 / Core i5 / Core i7 processors coupled with Intel Iris Plus or UHD Graphics. The graphics performance has also been improved by about 2 times compared to the existing ones, so 4K videos and games run smoothly.
The LG Gram 17 2020 has an increased battery size at 80WH compared to the 72Watt hour and will weigh a total of 1.35 Kilos. The laptop is not only powerful in terms of performance but also has the potential to stay strong in the outside world as well. According to LG, Gram 17 2020 has passed MIL-STD tests which makes it stand rigid against any external impact caused by dust, high temperature, vibration, low pressure, and more. Thus the LG Gram 17 2020 is durable to some extent. For your reference, the last year’s model was also MIL-STD certified and had a great endurance power.
- 17-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) IPS Panel
- 10th-gen Intel Core processor (Core i3/Core i5/ Core i7)
- Intel Iris Plus graphics
- 8GB DDR4 RAM (expandable)
- 256GB SSD storage
- Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1(x3), HDMI, HP-Out, Micro SD card slot, DC-In
The price of the LG Gram 17 2020 is 2.12 million won ($1,780) in South Korea. The laptop is already available for purchase.