LG Gram 16 (2021) vs. MacBook Pro 16” (2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between LG Gram 16 (2021) and MacBook Pro 16” (2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

LG Gram 16 (2021) vs. MacBook Pro 16” (2020)

The LG Gram 16 (2021) features the 28W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake UP3 quad-core Intel Core i5-1135G7 up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1165G7 with the boost speed up to 4.70 GHz. While the MacBook Pro 16” (2020) features the 45W 9th Generation Intel Coffee Lake 6-core Intel Core i7-9750H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-9980HK with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz.

If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 16″ LG Gram 16 (2021) and the 16″ MacBook Pro 16” (2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

LG Gram 16 (2021) vs. MacBook Pro 16” (2020): Specs Comparison

LG Gram 16 (2021) image

LG Gram 16 (2021)

MacBook Pro 16” (2020) image

MacBook Pro 16” (2020)

Key Features
What's new
  • New Stylish and hidden hinge design.
  • New productivity-boosting 16:10 aspect ratio screens.
  • Larger keyboard and trackpad.
  • New 99% DCI-P3 displays.
  • Intel® Evo™ Platform verified.
  • More:
    4266 MHz LPDDR4X RAM Thunderbolt™ 4 ports DTS:X Ultra MIL-STD 810G
New Optional AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
You can now opt for the latest AMD Radeon Pro with 40 compute units, 8GB of High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2), and 394GB/s of memory bandwidth that can deliver performance up to 75% faster than the AMD Radeon Pro 5500M.
AvailabilityLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
Released20212020
Release InfoAnnounced and available on February 11, 2021.
  • Announced in June 2020.
  • Available in June 2020.
Pricing
  • $1,299
    i5 8GB 256GB
  • $1,699
    i7 16GB 1TB
  • $2,399 - Intel Core i7 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD | Radeon 5300M 4GB
  • $2,799 - Intel Core i7 | 16GB RAM | 1TB SSD | Radeon 5500M 4GB
LG Gram 16 2021 Price
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
By LG
$1,699.99
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
By LG
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LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WQXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 22 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, White - 2021
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WQXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 22 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, White - 2021
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MacBook Pro 16” (2020) Price
New Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB Storage, 2.3GHz Intel Core i9) - Space Gray
New Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB Storage, 2.3GHz Intel Core i9) - Space Gray
By Apple
$2,499.00
Was: $2,799.00
Apple MacBook Pro 16-in 2.4GHz 8-core i9 32GB 1TB 5500M 8GB Space Gray (CTO)
Apple MacBook Pro 16-in 2.4GHz 8-core i9 32GB 1TB 5500M 8GB Space Gray (CTO)
By Apple
$3,269.00
Apple MacBook Pro 16" with Touch Bar, 9th-Gen 8-Core Intel i9 2.3GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB, Silver, Late 2019 Z0Y300042
Apple MacBook Pro 16" with Touch Bar, 9th-Gen 8-Core Intel i9 2.3GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB, Silver, Late 2019 Z0Y300042
By Apple
$3,299.00
DisplayLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
Size16 Inches16 Inches
Info16-inch WQXGA+
IPS 2560 x 1600 16:10 60Hz 99% DCI-P3 (Min 95%) Non-touch
Retina display
  • 16‑inch (diagonal) LED‑backlit display with IPS technology; 3072‑by‑1920 native resolution at 226 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 2048 by 1280
    • 1792 by 1120
    • 1344 by 840
    • 1152 by 720
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
  • Refresh rates: 47.95Hz, 48.00Hz, 50.00Hz, 59.94Hz, 60.00Hz
ExteriorLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions14.01 x 9.58 x 0.66” (355.9 x 243.4 x 16.8 mm)
  • Height: 0.64 inch (1.62 cm)
  • Width: 14.09 inches (35.79 cm)
  • Depth: 9.68 inches (24.59 cm)
Weight2.62 lbs (1,190 g)Starting at 4.3 pounds (2.0 kg)
Colors
White Silver Black
Space GraySilver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard with Numpad
    1.6mm key travel Enhanced Key Pitch Stroke Expanded Keycaps
  • Widened Touchpad
    larger 16:10 ratio touchpad
Backlit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 65 (U.S.) or 66 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys in an inverted‑T arrangement
  • Touch Bar
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure‑sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure‑sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
Ports
  • 2 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4.0 Gen 3x2, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2x1
  • 1 x Headphone jack
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock
Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Internal SpecsLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5300M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory (20 CUs)
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory (24 CUs)
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 8GB of GDDR6 memory (24 CUs)
New
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5600M with 8GB of HBM2 memory (40 CUs)
Memory
8GB 16GB
Dual-channel 4266 MHz LPDDR4X Memory
On-board memory
16GB 32GB 64GB
2666MHz DDR4 onboard memory
Storage
256GB512GB
NVMe™ SSD.
2 x M.2 NVMe Slots.
512GB1TB2TB4TB8TB
SSD
ConnectivityLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
BatteryLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
Size80 Wh (4-Cell Lithium-ion Battery)100 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery LifeUp to 22 hours
Tested with MobileMark® 2014
  • Up to 11 hours wireless web
  • Up to 11 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
Power Supply96W USB‑C Power Adapter
SoftwareLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
OSWindows 10 Home (64-bit)Shipped with macOS Catalina
Built-in Apps
LG Control Center LG Update Center LG Reader Mode DTS-X Ultra Virtoo LG Power Manager
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
Camera & AudioLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
CameraFront-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
720p FaceTime HD camera
AudioStereo Speakers
2.0W x 2 Max 5W (Smart Amp) DTS:X Ultra
  • High‑fidelity six‑speaker system with force‑cancelling woofers
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Studio‑quality three-mic array with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
MiscLG Gram 16 (2021)MacBook Pro 16” (2020)
SensorsWindows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Touch ID sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T2 Security Chip
In the box
  • 16‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 96W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
Warranty1 year parts and laborYour MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.
MoreVideo Support
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:
    • Up to two displays with 6016‑by‑3384 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors or
    • Up to four displays with 4096‑by‑2304 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
  • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
    • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
    • VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)
LG Gram 16 2021 Price
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
By LG
$1,699.99
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WGXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 19.5 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, Black - 2021
By LG
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LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WQXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 22 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, White - 2021
LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WQXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i7 1165G7 CPU , 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 22 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, White - 2021
By LG
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MacBook Pro 16” (2020) Price
New Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB Storage, 2.3GHz Intel Core i9) - Space Gray
New Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB Storage, 2.3GHz Intel Core i9) - Space Gray
By Apple
$2,499.00
Was: $2,799.00
Apple MacBook Pro 16-in 2.4GHz 8-core i9 32GB 1TB 5500M 8GB Space Gray (CTO)
Apple MacBook Pro 16-in 2.4GHz 8-core i9 32GB 1TB 5500M 8GB Space Gray (CTO)
By Apple
$3,269.00
Apple MacBook Pro 16" with Touch Bar, 9th-Gen 8-Core Intel i9 2.3GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB, Silver, Late 2019 Z0Y300042
Apple MacBook Pro 16" with Touch Bar, 9th-Gen 8-Core Intel i9 2.3GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB, Silver, Late 2019 Z0Y300042
By Apple
$3,299.00
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