LG 17" gram Laptop

BH #LG17Z990RS8U • MFR #17Z990-R.AAS8U1
LG 17" gram Laptop
Key Features
  • 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8565U Quad-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 | 512GB M.2 SSD
  • 17" WQXGA 2560 x 1600 IPS Display
  • Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Thin and lightweight, the LG 17" gram Laptop provides both portability and performance.
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LG Z990 17" Overview

Thin and lightweight, the LG 17" gram Laptop provides both portability and performance.

The 17" display features a WQXGA 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The IPS panel provides wider viewing angles. Visuals are handled by the integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620. You can also output video to an external display via HDMI.

The system is powered by an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8565U quad-core processor. It also has 16GB of 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM, a 512GB M.2 SSD, a microSD media card reader, a fingerprint reader, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Bluetooth 5.0, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, and USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A. Windows 10 Home (64-bit) is the installed operating system.

LG 17" gram

17" WQXGA IPS Display

The 17" display features a WQXGA 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The IPS panel provides wider viewing angles.

Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Performance

The system is powered by an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake Intel Core i7-8565U processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 1.8 GHz and be boosted up to 4.6 GHz.

Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 is a hardware interface that utilizes the reversible USB Type-C connector. Doubling the speed of its predecessor, Thunderbolt 3 features a maximum throughput of 40 Gb/s when used with compatible devices. The connector also transmits data via USB 3.1 at up to 10 Gb/s, and dual-bandwidth DisplayPort 1.2 allows you to connect up to two 4K displays simultaneously. Additionally, you can daisy chain up to six devices from a single Thunderbolt 3 port.

DTS Headphone: X

DTS Headphone: X provides you with virtual surround sound through a pair of headphones for an immersive listening experience.


The gram is designed to be strong and has a US MIL-STD 810G rating for durability in low pressure (altitude), salt fog, high and low temperatures, sand and dust, vibration, humidity, and shock.

Windows 10

Start Menu

After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.


Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Laptop, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.

Microsoft Edge

After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.

Windows Store

For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.

Windows Continuum

Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.

Xbox on Windows 10

Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.

LG Z990 17" Specs

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home (64-Bit)
CPU1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8565U Quad-Core
Maximum Boost Speed4.6 GHz
L3 Cache8 MB
Memory Type2400 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory16 GB
Memory Configuration1 x 8 GB (Onboard)
1 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)
Memory Slot Type260-Pin SO-DIMM
Memory Slots1 (0 Available)
Buffered MemoryNo
ECC MemoryNo
Graphics TypeIntegrated
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 620
Panel TypeIPS
Aspect Ratio16:10
Resolution2560 x 1600
Adaptive-Sync TechnologyNone
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity512 GB
Solid State Storage1 x 512 GB M.2
Optical DriveNone
Ports3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)
USB Type-C Ports1 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort)
Display1 x HDMI
Audio1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In SpeakersYes
Built-In MicrophonesYes
Media Card Slots1 x microSD (Unspecified Type)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
MU-MIMO Support2 x 2
WebcamUser-Facing: 720p
Battery ChemistryLithium-Ion
CapacityNon-Removable 4-Cell: 72 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
KeyboardNotebook Keyboard with Backlight, Number Pad
Pointing DeviceTouchPad
SecurityFingerprint Reader
Dimensions15 x 0.7 x 10.5" / 38.1 x 1.78 x 26.67 cm
Weight3 lb / 1.36 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.5 x 12.2 x 2.1"
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Is this laptop good for editing 4K video, using ...

Is this laptop good for editing 4K video, using Adobe premier and after effects?
Asked by: dwayne
This computer would meet the minimum requirements for using Adobe Premiere and or After effects.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2020-02-10

Can I add a gpu via the thunderbolt input?

Can I add a gpu via the thunderbolt input?
Asked by: ry
I've seen screenshots of benchmarks from someone who successfully connected a gtx 2070 to the LG Gram 17 via thunderbolt 3. They were on an eGPU website. I'm planning to try the same.
Answered by: josh
Date published: 2019-06-13

What is the difference between model ...

What is the difference between model 17Z990-R.AAS7U1 and 17Z990-R.AAS8U1 ?
Asked by: Gabriel
We don't carry 17Z990-R.AAS7U1, but based on the manufacture website, this model only has 256GB SSD. B&H # LG17Z990RS8U MFR # 17Z990-R.AAS8U1 comes with 512GB SSD.
Answered by: jessica
Date published: 2019-09-08
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