LG Gram 14
If weight and portability are your utmost considerations in a notebook, you want to pay attention to the LG gram 14. Unlike most of the other notebooks here with an aluminum chassis, the gram 14’s chassis is made out of a blend of carbon fiber and magnesium alloy. The end result is that despite being one of the chunkiest notebooks - it measures 16mm thick - it is the lightest at just 980g. Yup, it weighs less than a kilogram.
That’s even more impressive when you consider that it has a larger 14-inch IPS display. Unfortunately, the display only supports a Full HD resolution and colors tend to look a little washed out especially if you turn up the brightness levels.
Inside, the gram 14 is powered by a seventh generation Core i7 processor - the Core i7-7500u. It also gets 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. Interestingly, unlike the other notebooks here, its memory runs in single-channel mode. This, coupled with its older processor, means that performance isn’t the gram 14’s strong suit. In fact, we found that it had the poorest performance, especially where graphics are concerned. However,