28 October 2021
LG has been releasing impressive and powerful laptops for years but it never ventured to the gaming laptop segment. This is changing now as LG's first-ever gaming laptop UltraGear 17GC90Q has been announced. It is a premium product with high-end specifications and features to attract buyers looking for the best gaming machine.
The LG UltraGear 17GC90Q gaming laptop sports a 17.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with a 300Hz refresh rate. It has 1ms latency and 99% sRGB color gamut support. Under the hood, it is available with 11th Gen Intel Core Tiger Lake-H processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU. There is dual-slot DDR4 RAM support with an option to choose between 16GB and 32GB.
The storage option is available up to 1TB and it offers M.2 Dual SSD slots. The connectivity options include two USB 4 Gen 3 Type-C ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, an HDMI port, an RJ45 port, and a microSD card support. The power button on the laptop doubles up as a fingerprint scanner. It further has a Full HD webcam, RGB backlit keyboard, speakers with DTS X Ultra, a vapor chamber cooling system, and WiFi 6E. The whole package is powered by a 93Wh battery.
There is LG UltraGear Studio software to help gamers control CPU and GPU usage on a per-game basis. The pricing details for the UltraGear 17GC90Q have not been revealed yet. It will go on sale in South Korea and the United States starting January 2022. It is available in a single Purple Gray color option.