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600MHz or 700MHz  | 5hrs (12") or 6hrs (14") Battery
Dimensions & Weight
12.1" Model
  • 1.35" (H) x 11.2" (W) x 9.06" (D)
    (3.42cm x 28.5cm x 23.0cm)
  • 4.9 lb. (2.2 kg)
14.1" Model
  • 1.35" (H) x 12.7" (W) x 10.2" (D)
    (3.42cm x 32.3cm x 25.9cm)
  • 5.9 lb. (2.7 kg)
Processor & Memory
  • 600-MHz or 700-MHz PowerPC G3 processor with 512K on-chip level 2 cache running at full processor speed
  • 100 MHz system bus
  • One of the following memory configurations:
    • 128MB of SDRAM built in
    • 256MB of SDRAM (128MB built in and 128MB in SO-DIMM slot)
  • Single 1.25-inch standard SO-DIMM slot (3.3V) supports up to 512MB SO-DIMM for a total of 640MB of SDRAM
  • Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11 connector)
  • Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Built-in antennas and expansion slot for optional 11-Mbps AirPort Card; IEEE 802.11b compliant
  • 16-bit CD-quality stereo headphone jack
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in microphone
  • Support for external USB audio devices such as microphones and speakers
  • Choice of built-in 12.1-inch or 14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix display
  • Support for millions of colors at 1024 x 768 pixel resolution
  • Support for resolution scaling to 800 x 600 pixel and 640 x 480 pixel resolution with millions of colors
Graphics and video support
  • ATI Mobility Radeon graphics accelerator with 16MB of dedicated graphics memory and AGP 2X support
  • VGA video output for video mirroring on an external display or projector (24-bit color) with included Apple VGA Display Adapter.
  • S-video and composite video output to TV or projector (requires Apple Video Adapter, sold separately)
Keyboard and trackpad
  • Built-in full-size keyboard with 77 (U.S.) or 78 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys, 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement) and embedded keypad
  • Solid-state trackpad provides precise cursor control; supports tap, double-tap and drag capabilities
Connections and expansion
  • Two 12-Mbps USB ports
  • One FireWire 400 port at up to 400 Mbps
Included software
Mac OS X v10.1, Mac OS 9
  • 20GB or 30GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive
  • One of the following optical drives:
    • 24x-speed (maximum) CD-ROM drive
    • 8x8x8x24x-speed (maximum) DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo drive (writes CD-R and CD-RW discs at 8x speed; reads DVD-ROM discs at 8x speed; reads CD-ROM discs at 24x speed)
  • Support for external FireWire and USB storage devices
Battery and power
  • iBook with 12.1-inch display: 46-watt-hour lithium-ion battery provides up to 5 hours of battery life on a single charge
  • iBook with 14.1-inch display: 55-watt-hour lithium-ion battery provides up to 6 hours of battery life on a single charge
  • Power adapter port
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 140° F
    (-24° to 60° C)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet


  12-inch 12-inch Combo Drive 14-inch Combo Drive
Processor 600MHz PowerPC G3 700MHz PowerPC G3
L2 cache 512K
System bus 100MHz
Memory (PC100 SDRAM) 128MB, expandable to 640MB 256MB, expandable to 640MB
Hard drive 20GB Ultra ATA 30GB Ultra ATA
Slot-loading optical drive CD-ROM Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon with 16MB of SDRAM
VGA, S-video and composite video output Video outport for mirroring with an external display or projector; composite video output to TV through Video output port (requires optional Apple video adapter).
Ports One FireWire 400 port at up to 400 Mbps, Two ports (12-Mbps each)
Networking Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet; Built-in 56K V.92 modem
Wireless AirPort ready