South Korean electric giant LG has announced that it will unveil its latest range of laptops under the Gram series at the upcoming tech show CES 2018. The company launched the Gram series of laptops for the first time in 2014. The company also claims that the new laptops will focus on portability and will be powered by Intel Core i7 processor.
The company will unveil 13-inch and 14-inch laptops which will feature 72Wh battery that promises to offer full day of battery backup on a single charge. Both the devices will be powered by Intel 8th generation Core i7 and i5 processors. The company also revealed that the devices will take maximum 10 seconds of booting time and will also offer a secondary SSD storage for more internal storage.
The laptops have also passed U.S. military MIL-STD 810G durability tests, which makes the devices resistant to pressure, temperature and impact. The device will also come with a backlit keyboard, webcam and support for DTS Headphone X that offers multi-channel sound of up to 11.1 channels for rich 1.5W hi-fi surround sound. The laptops will also come with Fingerprint Reader, In-cell Touch Screen and Thunderbolt 3.
Talking about the devices, Chang Ik-hwan, head of LG’s IT business division said, “We’re very proud to introduce the new Gram PCs, which have been designed in direct response to those wishing to get an all-round, high performance laptop with maximum portability. LG offer more powerful laptops that deliver greater work efficiency and durability while continuing the product’s original identity of offering lightest laptop in its category. The 2018 Gram series can tick all the boxes for users who want versatile and lightweight laptops with faster processing capabilities.”
LG’s latest Gram laptops will be available in the U.S. market starting next month with other markets to follow soon thereafter.