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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
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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 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.


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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: 2018-07-12

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

Can the specsbe changed on the gram laptops?

Asked by: Bluesben
Hi Bluesbeen. Please pardon us, but we are not clear on your inquiry about if the specs for the LG LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 can be changed and would need some clarification. Which specifications are you inquiring about in particular?...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-03-20

Does it have a extra slot for ssd?

Asked by: LEE MOON
This unit has the following ports: HDMI (Standard) USB 3.0 Type-C USB 3.0 Micro-SD Headphone Out RJ45 Ethernet Yes (USB Type C port with RJ45 gender) DC-In ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-05-19

If the system is reinstalled to a Linux Distrobution, like Fedora, Ubuntu ,etc. all things work well except fingerprint scanner because it is not driven by kernel. Is there any driver (.ko) available now or in the future?

Asked by: Tengent
Hi Tengent. The LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 comes with the Windows 10 Home Operating System installed and the only drivers available for it are for that operating system. Regrettably, LG does not offer drivers for the Linux Distributions...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-03-07

When and Where can I buy 14z980-u.aaw5u1??

Asked by: Hywoo
Thank you for your interest in the LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1. Regrettably, the listings for where this laptop will be available has not been finalized yet and we currently do not have it available. Once the list of retailers and online sites that will be carrying it is finalized, the product page for the 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 will be updated with a 'Where to Buy' button that you can use to locate where it will be available by entering your zip code in the appropriate field on a page that will open up when you click that 'Where to Buy' button. Thank you for your ingterest, your patience and your understanding...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-27

When will you be supplying Amazon with more stock? Been waiting since January 25th for mine :(

Asked by: Esanta
Hi Esanta. Regrettably, we do not have any access to when orders for the LG gram 14” Ultra-Lightweight Laptop with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Model # 14Z980-U.AAW5U1 will be fulfilled for That is proprietary information that only can give you...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-12
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