LG Gram 16 (2021) specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about LG Gram 16 (2021) including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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LG Gram 16 (2021)

Availability

LG Gram 16 (2021)
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced and available on February 11, 2021.
Pricing
  • $1,299
    i5 8GB 256GB
  • $1,699
    i7 16GB 1TB
Generations
LG Gram 16 2021 Z90P Price
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LG Gram 16Z90P - 16" WQXGA (2560x1600) Ultra-Lightweight Laptop, Intel evo with 11th gen CORE i5 1135G7 CPU , 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Alexa Built-in, 22 Hours Battery, Thunderbolt 4, White – 2021
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LG gram (2022) 16Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 16" (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i7 1260P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 1TB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Black
LG gram (2022) 16Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 16" (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i7 1260P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 1TB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Black
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$894.58

Exterior

LG Gram 16 (2021)
Dimensions14.01 x 9.58 x 0.66” (355.9 x 243.4 x 16.8 mm)
Weight2.62 lbs (1,190 g)
Colors
White Silver Black
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

Display

LG Gram 16 (2021)
Size16 Inches
Info16-inch WQXGA+
IPS 2560 x 1600 16:10 60Hz 99% DCI-P3 (Min 95%) Non-touch

Ports

LG Gram 16 (2021)
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

Internal Specs

LG Gram 16 (2021)
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

LG Gram 16 (2021)1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19586.97%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,374100.00%
01,374

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

LG Gram 16 (2021)1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98088.70%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,487100.00%
04,487
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB
Dual-channel 4266 MHz LPDDR4X Memory
On-board memory
Storage
256GB 512GB
NVMe™ SSD.
2 x M.2 NVMe Slots.

Connectivity

LG Gram 16 (2021)
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1

Battery

LG Gram 16 (2021)
Size80 Wh (4-Cell Lithium-ion Battery)
Battery LifeUp to 22 hours
Tested with MobileMark® 2014

Software

LG Gram 16 (2021)
OSWindows 10 Home (64-bit)
Built-in Apps
LG Control Center LG Update Center LG Reader Mode DTS-X Ultra Virtoo LG Power Manager

Camera & Audio

LG Gram 16 (2021)
CameraFront-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
AudioStereo Speakers
2.0W x 2 Max 5W (Smart Amp) DTS:X Ultra

Misc

LG Gram 16 (2021)
SensorsWindows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
Warranty1 year parts and labor

Key Features

LG Gram 16 (2021)
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:10 WQXGA+
16”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
2.62 lb
1.19 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4C/8T, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,374
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,487
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about LG Gram 16 (2021).

Supports Windows 11

LG Gram 16 (2021) exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsLG Gram 16 (2021)
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1135G7 → Intel Core i7-1165G7
4GB RAM8GB → 16GB
64GB Drive256GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
Awesome battery life of up to 22-hours

According to LG, the LG Gram 16 (2021) lasts up to 22 hours of battery life.

Up to 22 hours
Tested with MobileMark® 2014
Upgradable storage

LG Gram 16 (2021) comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsLG Gram 16 (2021)
M.2x2

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about LG Gram 16 (2021).

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on LG Gram 16 (2021) is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemoryLG Gram 16 (2021)
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR4X
Speed4267 MHz