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LG Gram 16Z90Q 2022

Specifications

LG Gram 16Z90Q 2022
LG Gram 16Z90Q 2022 (Gram Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1260P 12 x 1.5 - 4.7 GHz, Alder Lake-P
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR5-5200
Display
16.00 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 189 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
1TB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.8 x 354.5 x 242 ( = 0.66 x 13.96 x 9.53 in)
Battery
80 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: FHD 1080p IR
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.28 kg ( = 45.15 oz / 2.82 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1350 Euro

 

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Average Score: 82.86% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 11 reviews)

Reviews for the LG Gram 16Z90Q 2022

80% LG Gram 16 (2022) review: Slim, light and extremely impressive
Source: It Pro English
The LG Gram 16 might not tick every feature box, then, but it does get the job done in lots of key departments – it’s well-equipped, it’s got ample power for everyday workloads, and it combines a decent 16in display with a fantastic keyboard and a remarkably light chassis. You’ll certainly want to look elsewhere if you need a work laptop with more power, an SD card reader or more accurate colours, but LG’s latest Gram is slim, intuitive and long-lasting – it remains one of the best lightweight laptops on the market.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
LG Gram 16 (2022) review: Function over form
Source: Pocket Lint English
The LG Gram 16 is a super-portable big screen productivity powerhouse. It's not the flashiest or the cheapest, but when it comes to getting work done on the go, few come close to the comfort and portability on offer here.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2022
90% LG Gram 16 (2022) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The LG Gram 16 (2022) is a wonderful laptop, featuring a lovely 16-inch panel as well as an ultra-portable design that’s easy to stow away in a bag. There have been a couple of compromises to achieve this feat, such as a throttled performance and a questionable build quality, but such flaws are easy to overlook when you can carry this large laptop to work without breaking your back.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% LG Gram 16 (2022) review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The LG Gram 16 (2022) is a marvel of engineering, with a lightweight chassis that doesn’t compromise on durability all all-day battery life too – though the long battery life comes at the sacrifice of a less powerful CPU than similarly priced alternatives. Performance aside, the LG Gram 16 feels like a premium bit of kit, with a responsive keyboard, large trackpad, great speakers and a high-quality display – even if the latter is capped at 60Hz. If portability is key, you won’t find anything as lightweight with as large a display as the Gram 16, but there are certainly more powerful laptops on the market at a similar price if performance is your main goal.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lg’S Gram 16 Is A Featherweight Laptop With Lackluster Performance
Source: Reviewed.com English
The LG Gram 16 has several perks, including an excellent keyboard and large, attractive display, but weight is what sets the laptop apart. It’s uniquely light for a 16-inch laptop which, in turn, makes it uniquely suited for travel whether you’re driving across town for a meeting or flying across the globe. Yet it’s hard to justify spending over $1,500 on a laptop that lacks discrete graphics or a top-shelf processor from AMD or Intel. Acer’s Swift 3 16-inch, though not as light, offers a very similar user experience for over $500 less. The same can be said of HP’s Envy 17. This narrows the LG Gram 16’s appeal to a niche. It’s certainly the most portable 16-inch laptop sold today, which should earn it some fans. However, most people will expect better performance than what the Gram 16 offers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/22/2022
80% LG Gram 16 review: The Superleggera laptop
Source: Expert Reviews English
If weight, or rather the lack of it, is your premier concern, then no laptop on the market can deliver as much screen and performance for the same number of grams. The only fly in the ointment is the rather high price. Otherwise, LG really has done a very, very good job of building a proper large-screen, lightweight laptop with decent performance, a full-sized keyboard, a great sound system and a generous selection of ports. It’s an achievement too easy to get blasé about.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% LG Gram 16 (2022) laptop review
Source: Techradar English
The LG Gram 16 (2022) has evolved to become a formidable rival to well established rivals like the Apple MacBook Air and the Dell XPS 13. It surpasses both in terms of portability while delivering extra visual real estate, something that will appeal to creatives, number crunchers and other professionals.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

80% LG Gram 16 (2022) review: The lightest 16-inch laptop you can buy
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
LG Gram 16Z90Q (2022), primeras impresiones: su autonomía 'termonuclear' basta para liquidar a muchos competidores
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Modern design; powerful hardware; high performance; big screen; slim size; light weight.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2022
LG Gram 17 2022: ricetta vincente non si cambia
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; nice display; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2022
80% LG Gram 16Z90Q-G.AA78N Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/22/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Series:

LG introduced its Gram laptop to the world four years ago with the intention to produce notebook as featherweight as possible. With the same noble intention of making it as light as possible, LG has brought forward its 2020 Gram lineup into the market. The extremely light weight of the laptops is due to the fact that the laptops are built with a specially designed, innovative magnesium-alloy frame. Apart from the light weight, this new series has also retained its Gram’s hallmark feature by retaining the svelte form factor. However, this new 2020 series has gone through quite a number of upgrades to cater for the high price tag.

The new Gram series has been introduced with four models which ranges from 14 inches to 17 inches display size along with a 2-in-1 system embedded within it. This opens the possibility for users to choose the best model which caters the individual’s preference and personal interest. As far as the battery capability is concerned, it should be noted that the 14 inches model has retained a similar battery size as the Gram series predecessor which is 72Watt-hour battery. While the 15 inches and 17 inches model cater an 80Watt-hour battery, the 14 inches model is believed to be able to operate at its best with the smaller battery due to its smaller display size. As for the 80 Watt-hour battery, LG claimed that it can provide 17 to 18.5 hours battery life after full charging. However, the real experience with the battery longevity still needs some testing in real-time with real user experience.

Despite the varying battery sizes, all four models of the Gram 2020 laptops have been enhanced with a ‘Mega Cooling’ thermal management system. This is known to be able to improvise the entire user experience and the overall performance of the models. The 17 inches model is incorporated with 16GB of RAM while the other models comes in with 8GB of RAM. The 17 inches model do have some variation due to its bigger display size. Even with the display resolution, the 17 inches sports a 2560 x 1600 display while the other models carry 1920 x 1080 display. This will obviously cater for different viewing quality and user’s viewing pleasure as well. But again, the experience itself is entirely subjective depending on the taste and interest of the individual involved.

In addition to the ones mentioned above, the Gram 2020 lineups also feature Wi-Fi 6 and Thunderbolt 3 port. While some might not consider the inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 a must, those who are gamers at heart would definitely rejoice with this addition in the laptop built. The reason being is that Thunderbolt 3 allows the connection to a more powerful external GPU which is worthwhile when it comes to gaming needs for some users. So, the Gram 2020 series can cater for both personal and professional use as well.

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-1260P: An upper mid-range Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This 28 W SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. Core i7-1260P's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. This 12th Gen CPU runs at 1.5 GHz to 4.7 GHz and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features. Last but not the least, Core i7-1260P has a built-in 96 EU Iris Xe GPU, not unlike certain 11th Gen Tiger Lake-UP3 processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


16.00":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.28 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


LG:

LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of the LG Group. LG is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. In the smartphone segment, LG is a medium-sized manufacturer (not among the Top 5 in 2015 and 2016).


82.86%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09-11 (Update: 2022-09-11)