17-inch TFT Display, 1440x900 resolution
1.67GHz PowerPC G4, 512MB DDR333 SDRAM, 100GB Hard Drive, ATI Mobility Radeon, 9700 (128 MB DDR), Backlit keyboard
Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire 400 & 800
Digital/analog audio, DVI & S-Video out
Dual link DVI
The most affordable G4 notebook ever.
Like to carry around a notebook that delivers exceptional power at an affordable price? Then pick up an iBook G4, the world's best-loved consumer portable. With a fast PowerPC G4 processor running at speeds up to 1.33GHz a new architecture, a slot-loading optical drive, enhanced wireless networking capabilities and the impressive speed and stability provided by Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger, iBook G4 brings truly impressive performance to everyday life.
You can order your iBook with either a 1.2GHz or a 1.33GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine and 512K Level 2 Cache. To maximize its speed, we pair the G4 processor with a fast 133MHz system bus and 256MB of onboard memory to accelerate calculations and make your applications scream. And you'll also be glad to hear that you can boost memory capacity to a remarkable 1.25GB of memory.
With iBook's slot-loading Combo Drive, you can watch DVD, play music CDs and burn your own data CDs and music CDs. And if you'd like to burn DVDs on the road, you can order a 14-inch iBook G4 with Apple's impressive SuperDrive.
The deceptively smooth and well-rounded iBook is surprisingly rugged. It was designed with durability in mind, using ultratough polycarbonate plastic the same material used in bulletproof glass with an internal magnesium frame for added strength. The hard disk drive is rubber-mounted for impact resistance. And there are no doors or protruding elements that can accidentally get triggered, break off or snag on clothing.
Mac OS X Tiger
The iBook comes with Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger, the newest version of the world's most advanced operating system. Tiger delivers 200+ new features and improvements, such as the amazing Spotlight search technology and handy Dashboard widgets. Tiger also includes all-new versions of the following system applications: Safari 2, Mail 2, Address Book 4, iChat AV 3, Font Book 2, DVD Player 4.5, Preview 3 and Xcode 2 Developer Tools. Naturally, you also get the Internet to go, with automatic networking to make connecting a snap: Mac OS X senses whether you're connecting from home, school or the office and configures your system automatically.
iLife '05: Do More
The iBook comes bundled with Apple's iLife 05, featuring the latest versions of iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD and GarageBand. So you can make a movie instantly just plug in your camcorder and let iMovie do the rest. Download songs and albums from the iTunes Music Store and make your own custom mix CD. Design a coffee-table book using your own photos, or email your favorites to the family. Record a song, then burn it to a CD. iLife 05 does all that and more.
Blistering 3D effects
To power iBook's brilliant display, we've included an ATI Radeon 9200 graphics processor with 32MB of dedicated Double Data Rate (DDR) video memory. The Radeon processor offers dazzling 2D, 3D and video performance, a feature you'll really appreciate when editing footage in iMovie or while playing Unreal Tournament 2004.
Every iBook has a superfast FireWire 400 port built-in, so you can easily connect to high-speed devices like the iPod, digital camcorders and high-speed disk drives. And the two USB 2.0 ports let you connect your iBook to hundreds of digital cameras, printers, scanners, joysticks and PDAs.
AirPort Extreme built-in
Now built into every configuration of the new iBook G4 family: fast AirPort Extreme technology. Based on the 802.11g standard, AirPort Extreme delivers at 54Mbps the fastest wireless connection available. And with thousands of wireless "hot spots" in hotels, airport lounges, coffee shops and bookstores around the world, you'll be able to use your PowerBook G4 to get online from practically anywhere.
Like wireless USB, Bluetooth replaces physical cables between your computer and peripherals with a wireless connection. Operating within a 30-foot radius, it enables wireless data transfers between a rapidly growing list of Bluetooth-enabled products such as mobile phones and PDAs.
iBook Software Collection
Every iBook comes loaded with top-notch software including Quicken for Mac to make managing your finances a breeze, a free Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive, AppleWorks 6 to keep you productive, and World Book Encyclopedia to tell you what you need to know about practically everything. And for those times when you just want to have fun, iBook also includes the ultimate prehistoric adventure, Nanosaur 2 and the addictive arcade action game, Marble Blast Gold
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