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14Z980-U.AAW5U1

Key Features

  • 8th Gen. Intel® Core™ i5 processor
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 14 Inch Full HD IPS Screen
  • 72Wh Lithium Battery (up to 21.5 hours)
  • 8GB RAM & 256GB SSD
  • Weighs only 2.2 lbs
Suggested Price

$1149.99

Suggested Price

WATCH LG GRAM IN ACTION

LG gram is light weight and feature heavy. Watch the LG gram in action and hear tech experts chime in on how LG gram redefines everything!

Jonathan Morrison

See how Jonathan makes the 14" LG gram part of his perfect minimal laptop desk setup.

The 2018 LG gram

From impressive battery life to its extreme light weight and durability, see all the Z980 series LG gram has to offer.

LG gram Durability

The LG gram has passed numerous durability tests to make the laptop able to standup to the rigors of an extremely mobile lifestyle.

LG gram - Redefine Everything

The LG gram can go nearly anywhere. Watch how the LG gram redefines everything a laptop can be.

THE LAPTOP REDEFINED

THE LAPTOP
REDEFINED

The ultra-lightweight LG gram laptop now comes with access to over 10,000 classes through a two-month trial to Skillshare* so passions can be turned into careers.

Grab ‘n’ Go

Grab ‘n’ Go

Take the Z980 Series almost anywhere, any time, without worry. The high-capacity 72Wh battery lasts up to 21.5 hours*, and innovative design fits a 14 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.

GENERAL INFORMATION
OPERATING SYSTEM
FEATURES
PROCESSOR
MEMORY
HARD DRIVE
CONNECTIVITY
DISPLAY
AUDIO
PORTS AND CONNECTIONS
BATTERY/POWER
MATERIAL (BODY)
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT
WARRANTY/UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Product! I admit, once I love a brand, I'm all in. The Gram is my fourth LG product. And, true to form, it is a shockingly good machine. It is featherweight, fast, beautiful graphics, great sound (even from the built-in speakers), and quiet. I opted for the i5 14", as I really wanted the white body. I agonized for a while over the price, but having the computer now, I have zero regrets. Thanks LG!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent battery the battery lasts all day and more, great workmanship, fast. I love it
Date published: 2019-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent just love the computer lightweight and perfect for traveling
Date published: 2019-01-20
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ASK & ANSWER

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does this one have a fingerprint unlock?

Asked by: hellooo
The LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 does not have Fingerprint ID to log onto the laptop with...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2019-02-28

What wireless card is used, and how can it's range be improved for weak connections? It is performing worse than a phone's wifi.

Asked by: FO61
Hello, to check which wireless card is in your PC: 1: Hold the “Windows” key and press “E” on the keyboard. It will open the file explorer window. 2: Right click on “This PC” and click on “Properties” 3: the properties window will open up. Click on the “Device Manager” 4: Now once the Device manager window opens up, click on the expand button next to “Network adapters” and you will get the list of the network adapters. Cell phones and PCs can not be compared as they are not in the same class. To improve the Wi-Fi signal, you might need to get an additional device such as range extender or dual band Mesh Wi-Fi system. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-12-11

Continuing the previous question, the OEM setup of two 4GB DDR modules of RAM run in a dual channel mode, correct? Won't replacing one of these with a single 8GB or 16GB module reduce the speed benefits of DD4/dual channel/higher memory speeds?

Asked by: FO61
Hi F061. Please pardon us for repeating the same answer to your follow up, but the answer to your followup cannot be rephrased differently and is still that RAM has two main attributes that affect a system's performance: memory capacity and memory speed, so adding RAM to the LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 allows you processor to read data from RAM much faster than that from the hard drive. Having a lot of memory means that you can quickly switch back and forth between the different applications without Windows writing the process memory out to the pagefile. (The pagefile performs much the same purpose as RAM, but the data is stored on your much slower hard drive.) However, bumping up the RAM does not increase the speed of a regular application. Additional RAM allows the laptop to do more tasks at once and does not actually make it faster...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-11-28

How will memory speeds and overall performance by affected by replacing one RAM stick with a larger size one, ie an 8 or 16GB module, while one original 4GB one that cannot be removed remains?

Asked by: FO61
RAM has two main attributes that affect a system's performance: memory capacity and memory speed, so adding RAM to the LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 allows you processor to read data from RAM much faster than that from the hard drive. Having a lot of memory means that you can quickly switch back and forth between the different applications without Windows writing the process memory out to the pagefile. (The pagefile performs much the same purpose as RAM, but the data is stored on your much slower hard drive.) However, bumping up the RAM does not increase the speed of a regular application. Additional RAM allows the laptop to do more tasks at once and does not actually make it faster...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-11-27

Is this a touchscreen?

Asked by: moco1
The LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 is not a touchscreen display...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-09-12

has extra slot for an ssd nvme pcie gen3 x4? Can the ram memory be changed? Can you add another ram?

Asked by: jamie1988
The LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 has 2 slots for RAM with the first one being onboard (soldered to the motherboard), and the other being either free/empty or exchangeable. It has two M.2 slots that support both SATA and PCIe, but the SSD in it is a SATA type so it works as SATA. The left slot is labeled as NVMe x 4 meaning 4 PCIe lanes are supported and the right slot is labeled as NVMe x 2 meaning it supports 2 PCIe lanes...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-10-30

Does it charge via the USB-port?

Asked by: Noahgutja
Hi Noahgutja. The LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 can be charged through its USB Type-C™ port when the source device like a portable power bank or Type-C™ power adapter supports USB PD (Power Delivery). The Power Profile is 5V @2A(10W), 9V @3A(27W), 15V @3A(45W), 20V @5A(100W)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-06-19

is this installed Windows 10 already? or I have to install?

Asked by: BlackSheep18
This laptop comes with Windows 10 Home installed. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-04-20
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