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LG Gram 17, beautiful and powerful laptop. Buy it

Dale Davies |
LG Gram 17 laptop is around $1,800 but for a 17-inch laptop, a Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage that's in fact cheap.

LG Gram 17 features Intel Core i7 processor, it weighs just 1.35kg and is just 1.78cm thick. For a 17 inch laptop that's amazing. So, basically, if you're looking for a laptop with a huge display and a numpad that you can carry around everywhere without weighing you down, the LG Gram 17 should on your list. The laptop even has a wide selection of ports, which makes it excellent for working on the go.

On the left side of the laptop, you're getting a charging port, a USB-A, an HDMI-out and USB-C, which can also be used for charging. On the right side, you get MicroSD, two more USB-A ports and a lock. In a laptop this thin and light, the LG Gram 17 provides such a wealth of ports. The keyboard deck and screen have a bit too much flex and reminds us of white Toshiba Skullcandy which is a good computer, a very good in fact, but the keyboard looks not so good but in fact it works well.

Typing on LG Gram 17 is great because the keyboard is a pretty standard but the keys have just the right amount of travel that typing is quiet and comfortable, without messing with our accuracy. Plus, a numpad is great because it doesn't really make the rest of the keyboard feel cramped because of the size of the device. The touchpad gets the job done, too, and is one of the better Windows trackpads we've used. Gestures and tracking is nice and accurate so plus point for that too.

The display is so good 2,560 x 1,600 IPS with a 16:10 aspect ratio and extremely colorful. The CPU performance is dialed back to facilitate the lightweight cooling solution but it's fast, don't you worry. LG Gram 17 lasts whopping 14 hours and 28 minutes in the PCMark 10 battery test. It could probably get you through two if you're careful about battery usage which is amazing these days and considering how small it is. This computer is really beautiful.

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