Surface Laptop 5 13.5” vs. LG Gram 14 (2022): Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively analyzed the technical specifications for the Surface Laptop 5 13.5” and LG Gram 14 (2022) models. Our report includes intricate details such as the CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Surface Laptop 5 13.5” Pros

Reasons that Surface Laptop 5 13.5” is better than LG Gram 14 (2022).

Supports larger memory

Surface Laptop 5 13.5” supports a larger memory capacity than the LG Gram 14 (2022). It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the LG Gram 14 (2022).

Max system memory size
Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
32 GB
LG Gram 14 (2022)
16 GB

LG Gram 14 (2022) Pros

Reasons that LG Gram 14 (2022) is better than Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1260P inside LG Gram 14 (2022) has a 44% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1265U inside Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
LG Gram 14 (2022) - Intel Core i7-1260P
9,170
LG Gram 14 (2022) - Intel Core i5-1240P
7,240
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i7-1255U
6,415
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i7-1265U
6,336
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i5-1235U
5,715
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - Intel Core i5-1245U
5,700
About 22% lighter

LG Gram 14 (2022) weighed 2.2 pounds, 22% lighter than the 2.80 pounds Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

WeightSurface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Pound
2.80 lbs.
2.2 lbs.
Kilogram
1.27 kg
1.00 kg
Has four more ports and slots

LG Gram 14 (2022) has more ports and slots count than the Surface Laptop 5 13.5”. It has eight versus four amount of ports and slots on the Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

PortsSurface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
HDMINoYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotNoYes
microSD card slotNoYes
Surface ConnectYesNo
Thunderbolt 4YesYes x2
USB-AYesYes x2
Total48
More versatile connectivity

LG Gram 14 (2022) has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Surface Laptop 5 13.5”. It has five versus three commonly used ports and slots on the Surface Laptop 5 13.5”.

PortsSurface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
headphone jackYesYes
Thunderbolt 4YesYes
USB-AYesYes
HDMINoYes
microSD card slotNoYes

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Surface Laptop 5 13.5” and LG Gram 14 (2022).

Uses the same memory type and speed

Both laptops supports the same 5200MHz LPDDR5 RAM.

Memory type and speed
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
LG Gram 14 (2022) - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Surface Laptop 5 13.5” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$1,591.99
$1,799.99 12% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 13.5" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 13.5" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,504.20
$1,699.99 12% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Sage
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Sage
By Microsoft
$1,457.17
LG Gram 14 2022 Price
LG gram (2022) 14Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 14" (1920 x 1200) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i7 1260P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Gray (Renewed)
LG gram (2022) 14Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 14" (1920 x 1200) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i7 1260P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Gray (Renewed)
By LG
$714.97
LG gram (2022) 14Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 14" (1920 x 1200) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i7 1260P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows11, Black
LG gram (2022) 14Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 14" (1920 x 1200) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i7 1260P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows11, Black
By LG
$650.00
$929.00 30% OFF
LG 2022 Gram 14Z90Q Ultrabook: Core i7-1260P, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14"" 1920x1200 Full HD Display, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 (Renewed), Black
LG 2022 Gram 14Z90Q Ultrabook: Core i7-1260P, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14"" 1920x1200 Full HD Display, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 (Renewed), Black
By LG
$714.97

Availability

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Released20222022
Release Date
  • Introduced: October 12, 2022
  • Pre-ordered: October 12, 2022
  • Released: October 25, 2022
  • Announced on April 26, 2022.
  • Available starting from June 2022.
PricingStarting at $999.99
  • $1,249.99
    i5-1240P 8GB 512GB
  • $1,349.99
    i5-1240P 16GB 512GB
  • $1,499.99 
    i7-1260P 16GB 512GB
Applicable Models-
  • LG gram 14
  • LG gram 14 (14Z90Q)
  • LG gram 14 (2022)
  • 2022 LG Gram 14
Generations

Exterior

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Size Comparison
Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Dimensions12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57” (308 mm x 223 mm x 14.5 mm)12.28 x 8.42 x 0.66 in (312 x 213.9 x 16.8 mm)
Weight
  • Metal
    2.86 lbs (1.297 kg)
  • Alcantara
    2.80 lbs (1.272 kg)
2.2 lbs (999 g)
Colors
  • Metal
    Matte Black Sage Sandstone
  • Alcantara
    Platinum
White Silver Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.
  • Keyboard
    • Full-size backlit keyboard
    • 1.6mm key travel
    • Enhanced Key Pitch Stroke
    • Expanded Keycaps
  • Touchpad
    • Widened 16:10 ratio touchpad
    • Size: 111.6 x 69.6mm

Display

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Size13.5 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 2256 x 1504
  • Density: 201 PPI
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1300:1
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Brightness: 400 nits maximum (typical). 5 nits minimum
  • Dolby Vision IQ™ support
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
    Models with Alcantara keyboard finish.
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
    Models with Metal keyboard finish.
14-inch WUXGA+
IPS 1920 x 1200 16:10 60Hz 350 nits brightness 1200:1 contrast ratio 99% DCI-P3 (Min 95%) color gamut Non-touch

Ports

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking
LG Gram 14 (2022) Ports
Image Source: LG
Left (4)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (4)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.30 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.60 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.70 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.10 → 4.70 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  4. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5 RAM
8GB 16GB
Dual-channel 5200 MHz LPDDR5 Memory
On-board memory
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
256GB 512GB
NVMe™ Gen 4 SSD.
2 x M.2 2280 slots.
Fans Number1-
Cooling Info-Mega cooling 4.0

Connectivity

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.Intel® Wireless-AX211 Wi-Fi 6E
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6E (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.1 technologyBluetooth 5.1

Battery

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Size
  • 47.4 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 45.8 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
72 Wh (4-Cell Lithium-ion Battery)
Battery LifeUp to 18 hours of typical device usage
  • Up to 23.5 hours of typical device usage
  • Up to 14 hours of video playback
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
65W
USB-C PD Charger

Software

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
OSConsumer models
  • Windows 11 Home
Business models
  • Windows 11 Pro
Windows 11 Home
Built-in AppsConsumer models
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 30-day trial
Business models
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial
  • Virtoo by LG
  • DTS X:Ultra
  • Alexa for PC
  • LG Glance by Mirametrix®
  • McAfee Live Safe (30 Days Trial)
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (30 Days Trial)

Camera & Audio

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
  • FHD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera, 1920 x 1080 FHD).
  • Built-in IR Camera 
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®
  • Stereo Speakers
  • 2 x 1.5W speakers
  • HD Audio with DTS X Ultra

Misc

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
Inking
  • Designed for Surface Pen 
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
-
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
-
Security
  • TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows 11 Secured-core PC
  • Windows Hello with Face Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
-
Warranty
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty
1 year parts and labor

Key Features

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”LG Gram 14 (2022)
At Glance
Released in Late
2022
3:2 2.2K
13.5”
1504p 60Hz
Weight
2.80 lb
1.27 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1265U
10C/12T, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,336
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,336
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Starting at
$999.99
i5, 8GB, 256GB
Released in Early
2022
16:10 WUXGA+
14”
1200p 60Hz
Weight
2.2 lb
1.00 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1260P
12C/16T, 2.10 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,680
Single Core
Geekbench 5
9,170
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
LG Gram 14 (2022) Ports

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