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LG Gram 17 (2023)

Specifications

LG Gram 17 (2023)
LG Gram 17 (2023) (Gram 17 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1360P 12 x 1.6 - 5 GHz, 43 W PL2 / Short Burst, 26 W PL1 / Sustained, Raptor Lake-P
Graphics adapter
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, Core: 1400 MHz, dual-channel, 31.0.101.3688
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR5-5200, dual-channel mode, onboard, no memory slots
Display
17.00 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 178 PPI, LG Display LP170WQ1-SPF2, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Storage
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR, 1024 GB 
, PCIe 4, M.2-2280, 866 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC298
Connections
4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined headset port, Card Reader: microsSD, TPM 2.0
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.8 x 378.8 x 258.8 ( = 0.7 x 14.91 x 10.19 in)
Battery
80 Wh Lithium-Ion
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: FHD
Primary Camera: 2.1 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, McAfee LiveSafe (trial), Microsoft 365 (trial), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.35 kg ( = 47.62 oz / 2.98 pounds), Power Supply: 198 g ( = 6.98 oz / 0.44 pounds)
Price
1899 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81.03% - good
Average of 13 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 91%, features: 85%, display: 91% mobility: 93%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the LG Gram 17 (2023)

86.4% LG Gram 17 (2023) review: Ultralight office laptop with Core i7 and long battery life | Notebookcheck
A low weight of about 1.35 kg (~2.98 lb), an excellent battery life, and a matte 17-inch display (2,560 x 1,600 pixels) in the 16:10 format represent the highlights of the LG Gram 17. They are accompanied by two Thunderbolt 4 ports and a good keyboard.
82% LG Gram 17 Review: Big, yet lighter than (MacBook) Air
Source: Tech PP English
The LG Gram 17 starts at Rs 1,46,999 at the time of writing. At that price, it is tough to beat if you are looking at a device purely for extremely portable productivity. Yes, you can get the MacBook Air 15 with a more powerful M2 processor and even better battery life for Rs 1,34,900, but that comes with a much smaller display and, rather remarkably, is heavier than the Gram 17. And that actually is the biggest charm of the LG Gram – that massive display with excellent specs for productivity at an insanely light weight. You are getting a huge 17-inch display, a keyboard complete with a number pad, an Intel Evo i7 chip, 16 GB RAM, and 512 GB SSD storage…all at a weight that is less than that of a MacBook Air 15. And at its price and specs, it is pretty much in a zone of its own, especially if you value a large display and a complete keyboard. Some might hem and haw about its plastic build, but the LG Gram 17 is a lightweight notebook that is a productivity heavyweight.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 80% performance: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
80% LG Gram 17 (2023) review: Blows hot and cold, but better with a Black Friday discount
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Gram 17’s two failings – the rather high Delta E on the screen and the thermal throttling – preclude an unqualified recommendation but, if you don’t plan on using it for colour-critical work or to run really CPU-intensive programmes, you’ll likely never notice either problem. And, as an example of a fully-functional large-screen lightweight laptop, the LG Gram 17 is very good. It has a big, bright colourful screen, a good keyboard, a tuneful sound system and excellent battery life. And just to repeat, it only weighs 1.35kg.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
72% LG Gram 17 (2023) review: A featherweight, big-screen laptop
Source: PC World English
The LG Gram 17 is an impressive laptop, but it’s only right for a very specific type of person. If you really need a 17-inch display, but still want to be able to take your laptop everywhere with you, it’s the best choice out there. But if you’re looking for a performance powerhouse, this isn’t it. The Gram 17 is still plenty fast during everyday tasks, but the lack of a discrete GPU limits what it’s capable of. And as good as the display is, the lack of OLED, a high refresh rate and touch support means it falls short of the best laptop screens around. Alongside a flimsy build and that high price tag, most people will be better off with something smaller and cheaper. However, battery life and ports are both great, and I still can’t get over how light this thing is. That alone means it’s worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 72%
78% LG Gram 17 (2023) review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The LG Gram 17 is an impressive laptop, but it’s only right for a very specific type of person. If you really need a 17-inch display but still want to be able to take your laptop everywhere with you, it’s the best choice out there. But if you’re looking for a performance powerhouse, this isn’t it. The Gram 17 is still plenty fast during everyday tasks, but the lack of a discrete GPU limits what it’s capable of. And as good as the display is, the lack of OLED, a high refresh rate and touch support means it falls short of the best laptop screens around. Alongside a flimsy build and that high price tag, most people will be better off with something smaller and cheaper. However, battery life and ports are both great, and I still can’t get over how light this thing is. That alone means it’s worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 78%
LG Gram Pro 17 review: a Gram with more gusto
Source: The Verge English
If LG had managed to cram, say, an RTX 3070 into this Gram Pro, the target audience would be obvious: the mobile creator. The people who want to render on planes or edit in coffee shops and don’t want to lug around a four-pound MacBook Pro 16 (or shell out the money for one). This is a substantial crowd — I hear from them all the time. With an RTX 3050, which is really just a step above Intel’s current integrated graphics offerings, the perfect buyer is harder to pinpoint. Someone who really wants to play League of Legends on a giant screen but not really any modern games? Folks with some kind of GPU load at work (but not a heavy one) who need to carry their laptop to and from the office and don’t have access to an external monitor? I don’t know, maybe those are the two groups. But for pretty much everyone else, I see a regular non-GPU LG Gram (or a Style, if LG ever manages to fix the touchpad) as a better purchase. You’ll get a lower price, better battery life, and an even lighter device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/27/2023
80% LG Gram 17 (2023) review: a reliable 17-inch laptop with surprisingly light design
Source: 91mobiles English
The LG Gram 17 (2023) is not the most powerful or feature-packed laptop, but it fully delivers its promise of providing a great viewing experience on a big screen without compromising portability. However, there are a few things to nitpick (read: improve). For instance, there’s no webcam shutter, the alloy body feels more like plastic, and the giant screen wobbles. But the biggest concern is the Rs 1,42,990 (MRP Rs 1,83,000) sticker price. By spending a little extra, one could get the more feature-packed Samsung Galaxy Book3 Pro or Samsung Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 with a 16-inch display. If your priority strictly remains a super-lightweight laptop with a 17-inch display, the LG Gram 17 (2023) remains a top choice. It truly sits in a class of its own as its direct competitor, Dell XPS 17, costs over Rs 3 lakh.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% LG Gram 17 Pro (2023) review: Serious power, seriously light
Source: Tom's Guide English
The LG Gram 17 Pro (2023) is a powerful ultraportable with strong battery life that remains deceptively light despite the inclusion of a beefy discrete Nvidia GPU. The full keyboard and large display make working and browsing the web feel comfy, and when you want to unwind the screen and speakers make movies look and sound great. The power of a mid-tier 13th Gen Intel CPU and GeForce RTX 3050 GPU allow you to play a wide variety of games on this laptop too, though you'll need to dial down the settings if you want to achieve the high framerates that 144Hz display can deliver. Still, there are some drawbacks that keep me from recommending this laptop without reservation. The power cable is way too short, for one, which feels especially frustrating when the rest of the laptop's design is so good.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% LG Gram 17 (2023) Review: A 17-Inch Laptop That Won't Weigh You Down
Source: CNet English
A buyer shopping for a 17-inch laptop is usually looking for a system for the home or office where it'll stay and not make the trek back and forth between those two locations with any great frequency. The LG Gram 17 is unique in that it weighs just over 3 pounds -- light enough for daily commutes without giving its owner a sore shoulder. And with an Nvidia RTX GPU, it holds some appeal to on-the-go content creators. Or students who might want to engage in some casual gaming. Just know you sacrifice some of the solid feel you would get with an admittedly heavier aluminum chassis for the increased portability.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 78%
80% LG Gram 17 (2023) review: Blows hot and cold
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Gram 17’s two failings – the rather high Delta E on the screen and the thermal throttling – preclude an unqualified recommendation but, if you don’t plan on using it for colour-critical work or to run really CPU-intensive programmes, you’ll likely never notice either problem. And, as an example of a fully-functional large-screen lightweight laptop, the LG Gram 17 is very good. It has a big, bright colourful screen, a good keyboard, a tuneful sound system and excellent battery life. And just to repeat, it only weighs 1.35kg.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% LG Gram 17 2023 review — how is this 17-inch laptop so light?!
Source: Laptop Mag English
Who is the LG Gram 17 for? Photo editors, professional graphic designers and illustrators seeking a rival-beating display. Compared to similar competitors on the market, the LG Gram 17's display is more color accurate. Pitted against the MacBook Pro, the LG Gram covers more of the DCI-P3 color space. And unlike the MacBook Pro, you won't be stuck in dongle hell. It has a perfect mix of legacy and modern ports for your productivity needs. It excels across other areas, too, including power efficiency, graphics performance, and audio quality. Apple and Lenovo better watch out! LG’s making a name for itself in the laptop space, and it’s gunning for the beloved MacBook Pro and the Yoga 9i.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/01/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% LG Gram Pro 17 (2023) Review
Source: PC Mag English
When we reviewed the 17-inch Gram in 2022 it cost $1,799.99—this year's model is $200 more. That isn't excessive considering the switch to discrete graphics (though the RTX 3050 is on the low side among current Nvidia GPUs) but, like the Gram Pro 17's weight surpassing 3 pounds, it makes the system a bit less appealing. We're also unimpressed by the keyboard and unnerved by the screen's wobbling and bowing. Still, the Gram Pro 17 has a lot in its favor. If you set out to buy one of the biggest- and brightest-screened desktop replacement laptops, you'd probably not expect such feathery weight or long battery life. That makes the LG a pleasant surprise if not quite a repeat Editors' Choice winner.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

97% Leistungsfähig und leicht
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 97% performance: 99% features: 97% display: 95% mobility: 99%
Ein äußerst leichter Langläufer
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/23/2023
LG gram 17Z90R
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2023
Recensione LG Gram 17 2023, l’evoluzione di una curiosa specie
Source: Mister Gadget Italian IT→EN
Positive: Big screen; excellent display; long battery life; high performance. Negative: Display is not touchscreen type.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/19/2023
70% Test du LG Gram 17 (2023) : un portable 17 pouces qui ne pèse pas lourd
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

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.


i7-1360P: Raptor Lake-P based CPU with a TDP of 28 Watt. Offers 4 performance cores and 8 efficiency cores and therefore 16 threads.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.00":

This range for display formats was and is a rarity. It is larger than the general standard of 15 inches, but not yet in the range of large workstations. One usually has higher screen resolutions available, but portability suffers from that.

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


LG:

LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of LG Group. It is a South Korean company and was founded as Goldstar Co, Ltd, in 1958. The group offers products in the fields of information technology, consumer electronics and mobile communications, and home appliances. LG Electronics is the world's third largest home appliance manufacturer. As a notebook manufacturer, LG only became known to a wider audience in the German-speaking market in 2005. After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. The product range includes OLED, LED/LCD and plasma TVs, home theater systems, Blu-ray players as well as audio and video players. 


81.03%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


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Current Prices

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Acer Aspire 5 A517-58M
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 2.09 kg
Medion Akoya S17413
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 2.3 kg
Asus Vivobook 17 F1704
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 2.1 kg
Asus Vivobook 17X K3704VA
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-H i9-13900H, 2.1 kg
HP Envy 17-cw0000
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-S i7-12700H, 2.49 kg
Asus Vivobook 17X K1703, i7-12700H
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-S i7-12700H, 2.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Asus Vivobook 15 X1504VAP
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U Core 7 150U, 15.60", 1.7 kg
HP EliteBook 840 G10, i7-1360P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 14.00", 1.36 kg
MSI Commercial 14 H A13
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-H i7-13700H, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Panasonic Toughbook 55 Mk3
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1370P, 14.00", 2.08 kg
Dell Inspiron 5330
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 13.30", 1.3 kg
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1502CB, i7-1255U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 15.60", 1.69 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad E16, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.97 kg
Dell Latitude 5540
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1365U, 15.60", 1.61 kg
Dell Latitude 3540
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.81 kg
Infinix INBook Y3 Max
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 16.00", 1.8 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G4, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Dell Latitude 14 7440, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.53 kg
Dell Latitude 14 5440
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.39 kg
HP EliteBook 860 G10
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.73 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-53
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.1 kg
Framework Laptop 13.5, i7-1360P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 13.50", 1.34 kg
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP416-52
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 G4, i7-1365U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1365U, 15.60", 1.77 kg
MSI Modern 15 H B13M
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-H i9-13900H, 15.60", 1.9 kg
MSI Summit E14 Evo A12M, i7-1260P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, 14.00", 1.6 kg
HP Pavilion 15t-eg3000
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.74 kg
HP Elitebook 1040 G10, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.19 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 G4, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.77 kg
Stefan Hinum, 2023-04-29 (Update: 2023-04-29)