LG has introduced what it’s calling its “first gaming laptop computer,” the UltraGear 17G90Q. The 17-inch laptop computer is powered by a mix of an 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake H CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q graphics card, and will be configured with as much as 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage
The corporate isn’t any stranger to creating laptops, however the focus of its earlier fashions has usually been on workplace productiveness moderately than providing a top-of-the-line gaming expertise. The LG Gram 17 we reviewed earlier this yr, for instance, was a terrific light-weight work machine, however its lack of a beefy devoted GPU meant it positively wasn’t a gaming machine.
4 ports are hidden on the rear of the machine, together with HDMI and Ethernet.
LG lists two laptops on its website geared up with Nvidia GPUs, however each have the lower-powered GTX 1650. In distinction, the RTX 3080 discovered inside the brand new UltraGear 17G90Q is the quickest GPU Nvidia presently gives for laptops. Different specs embody a 1080p IPS show with a 300Hz refresh fee, a 93Wh battery, an RGB keyboard, a fingerprint sensor on the facility button, and a 1080p webcam. Its casing is comprised of aluminum, and the laptop computer is available in a fetching purple grey coloration.
Though the LG UltraGear 17G90Q is supposed for gaming, it’s nonetheless geared up with a bevy of bodily ports. There are two USB-C ports (together with one USB 4), two USB-A ports, a headphone jack, HDMI port, Ethernet, and there’s even a microSD card slot for good measure. Charging is dealt with through a devoted DC enter.
Pricing for the 17G90Q is but to be introduced, however LG says it’ll be saying extra particulars at CES on January 4th. It’ll be launched first within the US and South Korea beginning in early 2022.