lightweight productivity machine with a big screen
With a weight under 3 pounds and a tall 17-inch display, you get the space for keeping up your productivity in a body made for working at home or anywhere else.
If you’ve beenon a and you’re finding your productivity suffering by working on its small screen, you may be craving moving to something larger. An assuming you’ve got the room for one. But, if you need something more mobile and lap-friendly, the LG Gram 17 might do the trick because, despite its tall 17-inch display, it’s incredibly light with a long battery life making it a standout in the category.
Built from a magnesium alloy, the 2020 LG Gram 17 weighs just under 3 pounds (1.4 kilograms) — less than many smaller ultraportables and certainly less than other 17-inch models. Because the laptop feels like it’s filled with nothing but air and doesn’t have the weight or stiffness of aluminum, the Gram laptops (they’re available in 13- and 15-inch sizes as well as $1,500 for a Costco-exclusive configuration and jump to $1,850 for the one I tested.) usually get knocked for feeling cheap or plasticky. The main issue here is that it’s decidedly not cheap (and, again, it’s made from metal). Prices start at