LG Gram 17 (2021) vs Lenovo ThinkPad T16

49 out of 100
LG Gram 17 (2021)
VS
54 out of 100
Lenovo ThinkPad T16
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Display 2560 x 1600
Battery 80 Wh
CPU
RAM
Storage

Review

Evaluation of LG Gram 17 (2021) and Lenovo ThinkPad T16 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the LG Gram 17 (2021)
  • Easier to carry: weighs 290 grams less (around 0.64 lbs)
  • Features a much bigger (~52%) battery – 80 against 52.5 watt-hours
  • Thinner bezels and 6% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • 25% sharper screen – 178 versus 142 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Lenovo ThinkPad T16
  • Can run popular games at about 122-167% higher FPS
  • Around 2.1x better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • User-upgradable RAM (up to 48GB)
  • High-speed PCI Express Gen 4 interface
  • Provides 14% higher max. screen brightness: 400 vs 350 nits
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.35 kg (2.98 lbs) 1.64 kg (3.62 lbs)
Dimensions 380.2 x 260.1 x 17.8 mm
14.97 x 10.24 x 0.7 inches
361.9 x 255.5 x 20.5 mm
14.25 x 10.06 x 0.81 inches
Area 989 cm2 (153.3 inches2) 925 cm2 (143.4 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~84.8% ~80.3%
Side bezels 7 mm 8.6 mm
Colors White, Black, Silver Black, Gray
Transformer No No
Opening angle 140° 180°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 -
Noise level 30.5 dB 34 dB

Display

Size 17 inches 16 inches
Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 178 ppi 142 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support No -
Touchscreen No No
Coating Glossy Matte
Display tests
Contrast 951:1 1393:1
sRGB color space 98.8% 100%
Adobe RGB profile 83.9% 80.5%
DCI-P3 color gamut 92.9% 80.1%
Response time 30 ms 22 ms
Max. brightness
350 nits
400 nits

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 65 W 65 / 135 W
Weigh of AC adapter 287 gramm 541 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 1.7-3.0 GHz 1.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.1 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores 2 10
Threads 4 12
L3 Cache 6 MB 12 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1624
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
ThinkPad T16 +148%
6179
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1527
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
ThinkPad T16 +106%
5202

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 15 W -
Type Integrated Dedicated
Fabrication process 10 nm 12 nm
GPU base clock 300 MHz 1065 MHz
GPU boost clock 1100 MHz 1320 MHz
FLOPS 0.84 TFLOPS 2.703 TFLOPS
Memory size System Shared 2 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X GDDR6
Memory bus - 64 bit
Memory speed 4.27 Gbps ~12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 384 1024
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 24 32
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 12 16
GPU performance
0.84 TFLOPS
ThinkPad T16 +222%
2.703 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 1x8 GB
Clock 4266 MHz 3200 MHz
Type LPDDR4X DDR4
Upgradable No Yes
Total slots - 1
Max. ram size - 48 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 1
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Audio chip - Realtek ALC3287
Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W 2x2W
Dolby Atmos - Yes
Loudness - 75.1 dB
Microphones 2 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6 v6E
Bluetooth v5.1 v5.2
Fingerprint Yes Yes
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Ports
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 4.0 2x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort No No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No Yes
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port No No

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.6 mm 1.5 mm
Touchpad
Size - 11.5 x 67.7 cm
Surface - Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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