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1.5GHz or 1.67GHz  | 5 (12") or 5.5 (15", 17") hrs Battery
Dimensions & Weight
12.1" Model
  • 1.18" (H) x 10.9" (W) x 8.6" (D)
    (2.9cm x 27.7cm x 21.8cm)
  • 4.6 lb. (2.2 kg)
15" Model
  • 1.1" (H) x 13.7" (W) x 9.5" (D)
    (2.8cm x 34.8cm x 24.1cm)
  • 5.6 lb. (2.6 kg)
17" Model
  • 1.0" (H) x 15.4" (W) x 10.2" (D)
    (2.6cm x 39.2cm x 25.9cm)
  • 6.9 lb. (3.1 kg)
Processor & Memory
  • 1.5GHz or 1.67GHz PowerPC G4 processor with AltiVec "Velocity Engine" vector processor
  • 512K on-chip level 2 cache
  • 167MHz system bus
  • 512MB or 256MB RAM
  • Two slots - PC2-4200 DDR2 200-pin SO-DIMM (running at 333 MHz) (15" & 17" model)
  • One slot PC2700 DDR SDRAM (running at 333MHz) (12" model)
Communications
  • Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11 connector)
  • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45) or 10/100BASE-T
  • Built-in AirPort Extreme card (802.11b/g)
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Audio
  • One headphone analog/optical combo jack line-in (15" & 17" model)
  • One headphone analog/optical combo jack line-out (15" & 17" model)
  • Analog Audio line-in & line-out (12" only)
  • Built-in Stereo speakers
  • Built-in microphone
Display
  • Choice of built-in 12.1-inch, 15.2-inch or 17-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix display
  • Support for resolution scaling to 800 x 600 pixel and 640 x 480 pixel resolution with millions of colors
Graphics and video support
  • NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 with 64MB of DDR SDRAM or ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 with 128MB of DDR SDRAM and dual-link DVI
  • Mini-DVI or DVI, VGA, S-video and composite (adapter sold separately)
  • Dual display extended and video mirroring, dual-link DVI and S-video (VGA and Composite with adapter)
Resolutions
  • 12.1" Model
    • 1024 x 768 (native), 800 x 600, 640 x 480
  • 15.2" Model
    • 1440 by 960 (native), 1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, 1024 by 768, 1024 by 640, 800 by 600, 800 by 500, 720 by 480, and 640 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 17" Model
    • 1680 by 1050 (native), 1440 by 852, 1280 by 1024, 1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, 1024 by 768, 1024 by 640, 800 by 600, 800 by 500, 720 by 480, and 640 by 480 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1280 by 1024, 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio
Keyboard and trackpad
  • Full size (78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys incl. 12 function, 4 arrow, embedded keypad)
  • Solid-state trackpad supports tap, double-tap, drag and scrolling
  • Illuminated with ambient light sensor (15" & 17" model)
Storage
  • 80GB or 120GB Ultra ATA/100; 5400 rpm
  • Slot-loading Combo or 8x SuperDrive (DVD±RW/CD-RW) (12" Model)
  • 8x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Battery and power
  • PowerBook G4 with 12.1-inch display: 50-watt-hour lithium-ion battery provides up to 5 hours of battery life on a single charge
  • PowerBook G4 with 15.2" and 17" display: 58-watt-hour lithium-ion battery provides up to 5.5 hours of battery life on a single charge
  • Integrated charge indicator LEDs on battery
Connections and expansion
  • Two 480 Mbps USB 2.0 ports
  • One FireWire 400 port at up to 400 Mbps
  • One FireWire 800 (15" & 17" only) port at up to 800 Mbps
  • One Type I/II PC Card slot (15" & 17" only)
Electrical & operating requirements
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F
    (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 113° F
    (-24° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
Included software
Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger

Configurations

  12-inch PowerBook 15-inch powerBook 17-inch PowerBook
Processor 1.5GHz PowerPC G4 1.67GHz PowerPC G4
L2 cache 512K
System bus 167MHz
Memory (DDR SDRAM) 256MB PC2700 DDR SDRAM (running at 333MHz) 512MB PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM (running at 333MHz)
Hard drive 80GB Ultra ATA/100; 5400 rpm 120GB Ultra ATA/100; 5400 rpm
Slot-loading optical drive Slot-loading Combo or 8x SuperDrive (DVD±RW/CD-RW) (12" Model) 8x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 with 64MB of DDR SDRAM ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 with 128MB of DDR SDRAM and dual-link DVI
Video out Mini-DVI, VGA, S-video and composite (adapter sold separately) DVI, VGA, S-video and composite
Ports One FireWire 400 and two USB 2.0 ports One FireWire 400, one FireWire 800, two USB 2.0 ports, and Type I/II PC Card slot
Audio Audio line-in, headphone-out, stereo speakers, microphone Combined analog and optical digital line-in, combined analog and optical digital line-out, stereo speakers, microphone
Networking Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet; Built-in 56K V.92 modem Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) Ethernet; Built-in 56K V.92 modem
Wireless Built-in 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme (Wi-Fi 802.11g); built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
Video accessories Mini-DVI to DVI adapter, mini-DVI to VGA adapter S-video to composite adapter, DVI to VGA adapter
Hardware accessories Modem cable, power adapter, AC wall plug, power cord, lithium-ion battery
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