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800MHz or 900MHz  | 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
  • 800MHz or 900MHz 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; (802.11b Wi-Fi certified)
  • 16-bit CD-quality stereo headphone jack
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in microphone
  • 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 7500 graphics accelerator with 32MB of dedicated video 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 numeric keypad
  • Solid-state trackpad provides precise cursor control; supports tap, double-tap, drag and scrolling capabilities
Connections and expansion
  • Two 12-Mbps USB ports
  • One FireWire 400 port at up to 400 Mbps
Included software
Mac OS X v10.2, Mac OS 9
  • 30GB or 40GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive
  • One of the following optical drives:
    • 24x-speed (maximum) CD-ROM drive
    • Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW); writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 10x speed, reads DVD-ROM discs at up to 8x speed, reads CD-ROM discs at up to 24x speed
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
  • Integrated charge indicator LEDs on battery
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 Combo Drive 12-inch Combo Drive 14-inch Combo Drive
Processor 800MHz PowerPC G3 900MHz PowerPC G3 900MHz PowerPC G3
L2 cache 512K
System bus 100MHz
Memory (PC100 SDRAM) 128MB, expandable to 640MB 256MB, expandable to 640MB
Hard drive 30GB Ultra ATA 40GB Ultra ATA 40GB Ultra ATA
Slot-loading optical drive CD-ROM Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 with 32MB of DDR SDRAM; Video mirroring supports VGA video out to an external display or projector (requires included Apple VGA Video Adapter) and S-video and composite video out to a TV or VCR (requires optional Apple Video Adapter, sold separately).
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; optional internal Bluetooth module available