LG Gram 14Z90Q is a lightweight laptop that comes under 1KG and is loaded with the latest gen Alder Lake i5 CPU for regular usage.
Last year LG released their laptop, loaded with 11th gen core-i7 CPU. It received excellent reviews with almost 80% positive ratings. And to continue this legacy, LG has launched another laptop model in the market called the LG Gram 14Z90Q. This laptop from LG comes with the latest gen intel processor with a lightweight design and under 1kgs.
By maintaining the latest gen technology, LG has also included DDR5 technologies in this laptop. It has some newest gen technologies with a limited number of ports, making this laptop very good for a daily usable system.
Now without further delay, let’s check out the all-new LG Gram 14Z90Q laptop.
LG Gram 14Z90Q – Specs
Here are the detailed specifications of the LG Gram 14Z90Q laptop below.
|Full Model No||14Z90Q-GAA54A3|
|CPU||Intel Alder Lake 12th gen Core i5 1240P|
|GPU||Intel Iris Xe Integrated Graphics G7 80EUs|
Core 1300 MHz, Memory 2600 MHz. LPDDR5 v18.104.22.1689
|Motherboard||Intel Alder Lake – P PCH|
|Storage||Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ M.2 NVMe SSD 512 GB|
|RAM||16 GB LPDDR5 5200 MHz Frequency Dual Channel|
|Display||Anti Glare IPS LCD 14-inch display|
|Screen Type||WUXGA (1920×1200)p|
60Hz Refresh Rate
DCI-P3 99% colour coverage
|Sound System||2 x 1.5W stereo speakers with HD Audio DTS X Ultra software|
Dual Internal Mic
|Battery||Lithium Ion 72W up to 23.5hrs of standby time|
|Connectivity||Intel WiFi Killer 6E AX211, Bluetooth 5.1, Gigabyte LAN|
|Ports||2 x USB Type-A 3.2|
2 X USB 4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4
1 x microSD
1 x Kensington Lock
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Jack
|Dimensions||321 x 214 x 16.8 mm|
LG Gram 14Z90Q – Price and Avialibility
LG Gram 14Z90Q is available in the worldwide electronics market and all major online and offline retailers with a starting price tag of $1899. But the price of this laptop may vary from one country to another.
LG Gram 2022 – Design
LG has manufactured its Gram 14Z90Q with fully Magnesium Alloy, including its chassis. The colour option of this laptop comes with either jet black or white snow options. The laptop is light in weight, so that it can be carried anywhere without any pain. Also, its universal design makes it fit into any laptop bag without hesitation.
Even with its lightweight material, it is very much solid and durable. With some testing, it is guaranteed that this compact model is promised to deliver you seven-grade military-type protection in the most challenging situations or conditions. The LG’s “gram” logo is placed just behind the opposite section of the display, and the webcam is also placed in the top middle of the front area of the display.
LG Gram 14Z90Q – Display
LG has constructed an impressive quality screen unit. Gram 14Z90Q holds 14 inches LCD with a WUXGA of 1920×1200 resolution. The display unit has an AntiGlare coating unit and a 60hz refresh rate. This LG laptop’s screen contains a 16:10 ratio viewing area of DCI-P3 quality with 99% coverage for excellent colour quality. Our testing found that it has a max of 350nits of brightness.
We experimented with this display unit. Here are the details of it.
|AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage||85.9|
|Response Time GTG||47.5 ms|
|Response Time BTW (Black to White)||24.5 ms|
|Brightness at the centre middle point||341 nits|
LG Gram 14Z90Q – Keyboard and Touchpad
LG has made its Gram 14Z90Q keyboard section with an ordinary keyboard type. The keycaps of this keyboard come with big. For this, the number pad section of this keyboard has been sacrificed. The typing experience of this keyboard this excellent, and it has a shallow travel distance of 2.4mm.
The touchpad of this keyboard is big. It is placed in the centre below the position of the keyboard section. The feedback of this touchpad is excellent and 100% accurate while it is operated with hand fingers. Although there are no separate click buttons are visible here.
LG Gram 14Z90Q – Performance
LG Gram 14Z90Q comes with the latest gen Alder Lake Intel Core i5 1240P and Intel Iris Xe Integrated Graphics G7 80EUs. We did some benchmark experiments on both of these, and here are the outcomes below.
Intel Core i5 1240P Benchmark
|Cinebench R23 Multicore||6793 avg|
|Cinebench R23 Singlecore||1298 avg|
|Cinebench R20 Singlecore||507 avg|
|Cinebench R20 Multicore||2624 avg|
|Cinbench R15 Multicore||1317 avg|
|Cinebench R15 Singlecore||186 avg|
|wPrime 2.10 1024m||10.1s|
|Winrar 4.0||17276 points|
|HWBOT x265 v2.2 4K Preset||8.2|
|Blender 3.3 Classroom||1289 avg|
|Super Pi Mod||1.5 XS 32M|
|3DMark Fire Strike||12939 avg|
|3DMark Time Spy||5652 avg|
|Octane V2||76340 avg|
Intel Iris Xe Integrated Graphics G7 80EUs Benchmark
|3DMark Time Spy Graphics||1136 avg|
|3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics||53627 avg|
|3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited||2301 avg|
|3DMark Night Raid Graphics||14270 avg|
|3DMark Fire Strike Graphics||3601 avg|
|Unigine Heaven 3.0 DX 11||43.8 fps|
|Unigine Heaven 3.0 OpenGL||57.3 fps|
|Cinebench R15 OpenLG Match 64 bit||97.8%|
|GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan||86.6 fps|
|GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins HIgh Tier Offscreen||43.1 avg|
|GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen||40.9 fps|
|ComputeMark v2.1||2738 avg|
LG Gram 14 2022 – Ports and Connectivity
LG is offering you some moderate port options in this Gram 14Z90Q laptop. On the left side of this laptop, you are getting one HDMI port, one 3.5mm headphone mic combo jack, and two USB Type-c thunderbolt4 jacks. You get one microSD card slot, two USB Type-A gen 3.2 ports, and one Kensington lock on the right side. All of the ports on both sides work perfectly without any issues.
For wireless connectivity, you get the latest Intel Killer WiFi 6E AX 211 and the latest-gen Bluetooth v5.2. These wireless models deliver data and connection at a breakneck speed without lag or ping loss problems.
LG Gram 2022 – Noise, Battery, Thermal, and Webcam
For the sound system, LG has squeezed two 1.5W stereo speakers. These speakers are placed on the below side of the laptop. The sound quality from both speakers is excellent, and even it does not have any noise distortion in high-level dB. Also, with HD Audio DTS X Ultra software, you can get some enhanced quality sound from a 3.5mm jack through any headset.
LG has squeezed a Lithium Ion 72W battery into this Gram 14Z90Q laptop. It provides a full 23.5hrs of standby time. And your daily office work can deliver an average of 11hrs of backup time.
The heat management system of this laptop comes in an ordinary design. Although with a heavy workload, the max temp was reached max of 60-degree centigrade. The best thing about this laptop is that it does not create extra heat or noise in heavy load mode, even with its ordinary thermal management design.
LG has included an FHD webcam in this laptop. The webcam is placed on the top position of the laptop, and its sensor is on the left side. This laptop’s video and picture quality are excellent, and no dead pixels were found during our testing. This webcam is perfect for regular use, such as office video calling or client meetings.
LG Gram 14Z90Q – FAQ
What is the free software that comes with this laptop?
LG Gram 14Z90Q comes with a free copy of Microsoft Windows 11 and 2yrs subscription to the Office 360 package. Along with this, you are getting some LG exclusive software AI software from where you can control, manage, and even can create some of your content using this.
How many days of warranty does this laptop carry?
This LG Gram 14Z90Q comes with a total of 3yrs of warranty. For the 1st year, you are getting a global warranty, and for the rest of 2yrs, you are getting a domestic warranty.
LG Gram 14Z90Q – Final Verdict
- Price Justified
- Good Performance without lag or loss
- Good Thermal and Speaker Management
- Display Colour Quality is Impressive
- Lightweight Magnesium Alloy Body with Seven Grade Military Protection
- Very mainstream design
- Screen could have been could be better
- Average Quality of Webcam
That’s all, Folks!
Alapan, Editor at Xombied and Techuda, is a biomechanical Engineer education-wise. But he wanted to go ahead with his life and pursue his career as both Gaming and Tech Reviewer. He is occasionally invited to host, plan and execute Gaming events with multiple brands. Apart from gaming, he loves playing guitar and singing along to the music.