LG Gram 16 (2022) specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about LG Gram 16 (2022) including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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LG Gram 16 (2022)

Availability

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Released2022
Release Date
  • Announced on April 26, 2022.
  • Available starting from June 2022.
Pricing
  • $1,399.99
    i5-1240P 16GB 512GB
  • $1,449.99
    i7-1260P 16GB 256GB
  • $1,549.99
    i7-1260P 16GB 512GB
  • $1,699.99
    i7-1260P 16GB 1TB
Applicable Models
  • LG gram 16
  • LG gram 16 (16Z90Q)
  • LG gram 16 (2022)
  • 2022 LG Gram 16
Generations
LG Gram 16 2022 Z90Q Price
LG gram (2022) 16Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 16" (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel i7 1260P CPU, NVIDIA RTX2050 GPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Gray
LG gram (2022) 16Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 16" (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel i7 1260P CPU, NVIDIA RTX2050 GPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Gray
By LG
$844.00
LG Gram (2022) 17Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 17" (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i5 1240P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Gray (Renewed)
LG Gram (2022) 17Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 17" (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i5 1240P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11, Gray (Renewed)
By LG
$669.97
LG gram (2022) Laptop 16Z90Q 16" Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 11, Black
LG gram (2022) Laptop 16Z90Q 16" Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 11, Black
By LG
$819.99
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
By LG
$894.58
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, Gray
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, Gray
By LG
$1,009.99

Exterior

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Dimensions13.96 x 9.53 x 0.66 in (354.5 x 242.1 x 16.8 mm)
Weight
  • 2.64 lbs. (1.199 kg)
    Integrated Graphics models.
  • 2.83 lbs. (1.285 kg)
    Discrete Graphics models.
Colors
Silver Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Full-size backlit keyboard
    • Built-in numeric keypad
    • 1.65mm key travel
    • Enhanced Key Pitch Stroke
    • Expanded Keycaps
  • Touchpad
    • Widened 16:10 ratio touchpad
    • Size: 131.5 x 82.6 mm
LG Gram 16 (2022) Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: LG

Display

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Size16 Inches
Info16-inch WQXGA
IPS 2560 x 1600 16:10 60Hz 350 nits brightness 1200:1 contrast ratio 99% DCI-P3 color gamut Non-touch

Ports

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Ports
LG Gram 16 (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

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Processor
  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

Geekbench 5 Single Core

LG Gram 16 (2022)1
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P1,50189.35%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P1,680100.00%
01,680

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

LG Gram 16 (2022)1
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P7,24078.95%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P9,170100.00%
09,170
Integrated Graphics
  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
Dual-channel 5200 MHz LPDDR5 Memory
On-board memory
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA RTX 2050 with 4GB GDDR6
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB
NVMe™ Gen 4 SSD.
2 x M.2 2280 slots.
Cooling InfoMega cooling 4.0

Connectivity

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Wi-FiIntel® Wireless-AX211 Wi-Fi 6E
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6E (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1

Battery

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Size80 Wh (4-Cell Lithium-ion Battery)
Battery Life
  • Up to 13.5 hours of typical device usage
    Tested with MobileMark 18.
  • Up to 22.5 hours of video playback
Power Supply
65W
USB-C PD Charger

Software

LG Gram 16 (2022)
OSWindows 11 Home
Built-in Apps
  • 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

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Camera
  • FHD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera, 1920 x 1080 FHD).
  • Built-in IR Camera 
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Stereo Speakers
  • 2 x 1.5W speakers
  • HD Audio with DTS X Ultra

Misc

LG Gram 16 (2022)
Security
  • Windows Hello with Face Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • HDD Security
  • Secure mode (Webcam & MIC off Hot key)
Warranty1 year parts and labor

Key Features

LG Gram 16 (2022)
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:10 WQXGA
16”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
2.64 lb
1.20 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
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
LG Gram 16 (2022) Ports
NVIDIA Geforce
RTX 2050
4GB GDDR6
Passed
MIL-STD-810G
Durability Test
Supports
LG Glance
By Mirametrix

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about LG Gram 16 (2022).

Supports Windows 11

LG Gram 16 (2022) exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsLG Gram 16 (2022)
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1240P → Intel Core i7-1260P
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive256GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU12 cores
Awesome battery life of up to 22.5-hours

According to LG, the LG Gram 16 (2022) lasts up to 22.5 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 13.5 hours of typical device usage
    Tested with MobileMark 18.
  • Up to 22.5 hours of video playback
Upgradable storage

LG Gram 16 (2022) 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 (2022)
M.2x2
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2050 4GB GDDR6

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about LG Gram 16 (2022).

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on LG Gram 16 (2022) 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 (2022)
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR5
Speed5200 MHz

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1260P inside LG Gram 16 (2022) has a 104% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1165G7 inside LG Gram 16 (2021).

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
LG Gram 16 (2022) - Intel Core i7-1260P
9,170
LG Gram 16 (2022) - Intel Core i5-1240P
7,240
LG Gram 16 (2021) - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
LG Gram 16 (2021) - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Supports larger memory

LG Gram 16 (2022) supports a larger memory capacity than the LG Gram 16 (2021). It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the LG Gram 16 (2021).

Max system memory size
LG Gram 16 (2022)
32 GB
LG Gram 16 (2021)
16 GB
Supports faster memory

LG Gram 16 (2022) supports a faster memory speed than the LG Gram 16 (2021). It supports up to 5200MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the LG Gram 16 (2021).

Memory type and speed
LG Gram 16 (2022) - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
LG Gram 16 (2021) - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2050 4GB GDDR6 vs. integrated

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