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LG gram 13.3” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor

  • 13Z980-U.AAW5U1

  • White

Key Features

  • 8th Gen. Intel® Core™ i5 processor
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 13.3 Inch Full HD IPS Screen
  • 72Wh Lithium Battery (up to 22.5 hours)
  • 8GB RAM & 256GB SSD
  • MIL–STD–810G standard compliant
Grab ‘n’ Go

Grab ‘n’ Go

Take the Z980 Series almost anywhere, any time, without worry. The high-capacity 72Wh battery lasts up to 22.5 hours*, and innovative design fits a 13.3 inch screen into a remarkably compact body. But even with a host of features, LG gram is so lightweight you can carry it with just two fingers.

*MobileMark® 2014 standard (MobileMark is a trademark of the Business Applications Performance Corporation). Performance level is utilized for comparison purposes only, and does not necessarily reflect the battery life that will be achieved. Actual battery life will vary from specifications depending on model, setup configuration, applications used, features utilized and power management settings.

Premium Performance

Premium Performance

LG gram has the performance users demand, starting with an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor and DDR4 dual-channel memory. Windows 10 assures easier multitasking, while the array of ports includes USB Type-C™. The Full HD IPS display supports a broad color gamut to deliver lifelike picture quality.

Proven Durability

Proven Durability

The LG gram is more than ready for the rigors of real-world use. It’s passed seven industry-standard tests to prove its military-grade durability. The premium nano carbon magnesium full metal body is tougher than the shell of conventional laptops, yet it’s still remarkably lightweight.

More Features, More Versatility

More Features, More Versatility

LG gram packs exciting features. Keep going in dark environments with the backlit keyboard, while the touchpad supports up to four-finger multi-touch gestures. The webcam on the top bezel is ideal for video calls, while DTS Headphone:X provides the thrilling effect of 11.1-channel surround sound.

Multiple Ports Including USB Type C

Multiple Ports Including USB Type C

Gram’s USB Type-C port assures high-speed data transfer and video output. The two USB 3.0 ports support higher transfer speeds and high-power charging, while the HDMI port lets gram connect easily to high-definition displays.

Model 13Z980-U.AAW5U1
Color White
Operating System
An operating system is computer software that manages hardware and other software. Some operating system examples include Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Windows 10 Home (64bit)
Reader Mode Yes
Back-lit Keyboard Yes
DTS Headphone: X Yes
Webcam Resolution HD Webcam
MIL-STD 810G Yes
Processor (Base/Turbo Clock) 8th Gen. Intel® Core™ i5-8250U 1.60GHz/3.40GHz
System Memory 8GB DDR4 2400MHz - 4 GB x 2
Type M.2 SSD (Solid State Drive)
Interface SATA
Capacity 256GB
Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network (Quick Setup) – PC
802.11 A/C (2X2)
LAN 10/100 or Gigabit
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1
Screen Size 13.3"
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080)
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Speakers Stereo 1.5W x 2
HDMI (Standard)
HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface.
USB 3.0 Type-C 1
USB 3.0 2
Micro-SD 1 slot
Headphone Out Yes
RJ45 Ethernet Yes (USB Type C port with RJ45 gender)
DC-In Yes
Battery 72Wh
Battery Cell Type 4 cell lithium ion(polymer)
Battery Weight (in grams) 269.4g
Lithium Battery Energy Content (in Watt Hours) 72Wh
Lithium Battery Voltage 7.7V
Average Battery Life (in hours) MobileMark® 2014 Up to 22.5 hrs
Dimensions (WxHxD) 12.0" x 8.3" x 0.6"
Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 16.5" x 10.2" x 2.4"
Weight 2.13 lbs (965g)
Shipping Weight 3.6 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 year parts and labor
UPC 719192618893

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What spec version HDMI port does this have? Does it support 4K display output at 60FPS? What frame rate and resolution does the USB 3.0 Type C support since this lacks Thunderbolt 3? Thanks!

Asked by: thedr4gon
For HDMI, the maximum resolution is 4096x2304@24Hz. The USB-C can support up to 4K resolution. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-15

The Maximum Memory of this model??

Asked by: Milton Yen
As listed in the specifications on its product page,, under MEMORY, the total System Memory for the LG gram 13.3” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 13Z980-U.AAW5U1 is 8GB DDR4 2400MHz - 4 GB x 2...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-15

The 4G*2 memory is onboard or can be replaced?

Asked by: lonelyhentai
Our Z970/ Z980 series laptops RAMs are upgradeable. Both models have 2 slots with the first one being onboard (soldered to motherboard), and the other being either free/empty or exchangeable depending on models...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-16

When will this be released? 

Asked by: Nath123
Hi Nath123. Regrettably, we have not yet announced any release dates for this LG gram 13.3” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 13Z980-U.AAW5U1. We will update our product page as soon as the information becomes available. Thank you for your patience and understanding...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-13
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