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New ultra-thin laptops LG Gram will compete with the MacBook

LG began in the U.S. sales of ultraportable laptops from the Gram, which can easily be mistaken for a MacBook. The devices have similar design and also as a 12-inch Apple presented in a Golden version.

In line LG gram includes three models with a screen diagonal of 13.3 and 14 inches, and they have the same mass 980 g. These results were achieved by using shells made of magnesium alloy and polycarbonate. For comparison, the 12-inch MacBook weighs 920 grams, the MacBook Air is 1.08 kg.

The basis of gram steel LG dual-core Intel Core i5-5200U and Core i7-5500U, augmented RAM 8 GB. The storage system consists of only one SSD of 128 or 256 GB, SATA 6 GB/s Display regardless of the diagonals is equipped with IPS resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and supports Reader Mode that adapts the color balance under the long reading text. Highlight as thin screen frame width 7.2 mm.

According to the manufacturer, the notebook audio section has high quality thanks to the Wolfson DAC processor, has a built-in microphone and two speakers with power of 1 watt. Wireless adapter Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 ac according to the scheme 2×2 and Bluetooth 4.0 + LE, a wired Fast Ethernet connection is possible via an adapter to the micro-USB port. There is a full-sized HDMI video output, two USB 3.0, media card reader for SDXC and a headphone output. The battery is lithium-polymer, two-piece, with a capacity of 4555 mA∙h.

On notebooks running a 64-bit version of Windows 10 Home, without the additional “heavy” (Microsoft Signature Edition).

Cost rivals the MacBook Air in 13-inch and Core i5, 14 inch and Core i5 and 14-inch Core i7 is $899, $999 and $1399 respectively.

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