Apple MacBook - Early 2008
2.1GHz or 2.4GHz  |  Up to 4.5hrs Battery Life
Model ID: MacBook4,1 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.1GHz or 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed
  • 800MHz frontside bus
  • 1GB (two 512MB SO-DIMMs) or 2GB (two 1GB SO-DIMMs) of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 4GB
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 6GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 6GB of memory.

Internal Drives

2.1GHz MacBook
  • 120GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive
  • Optional 160GB or 250GB 5400-rpm drive
  • Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed; writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed; reads CDs at up to 24x speed; reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
2.4GHz MacBook
  • 160GB or 250GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive
  • 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
  • Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW
  • Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, and DVD+RW; 24x CD
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 1.0TB of storage


  • MagSafe power port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • FireWire 400 port (up to 400 Mbps)
  • Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • Audio line in
  • Audio line out
  • Mini-DVI port
  • Kensington lock slot


  • 55-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 60W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
  • MagSafe power adapter port


  • Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi (based on IEEE 802.11n draft specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45) interface with support for jumbo frames


  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in omnidirectional microphone
  • Combined optical digital audio input/audio line in (minijack)
  • Combined optical digital audio output/headphone out (minijack)

Display / Monitor Capability

13.3-inch (diagonal) 1280 by 800 native resolution
Glossy widescreen TFT display with support for millions of colors
16:10 aspect ratio
  • 1152 by 720
  • 1024 by 768
  • 1024 by 640
  • 800 by 600
  • 800 by 500
  • 720 by 480
  • 640 by 480
4:3 aspect ratio
  • 1024 by 768
  • 800 by 600
  • 640 by 480
3:2 aspect ratio (stretched)
  • 720 x 480

Graphics / Video

  • Intel GMA X3100 graphics processor with 144MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory
  • Extended desktop and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 1920 by 1200 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • Built-in iSight camera
  • Mini-DVI port

Keyboard / Mouse

  • Built-in full-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement)
  • Solid-state scrolling trackpad for precise cursor control; supports two-finger scrolling, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 1.08" (2.74cm)
Width: 12.78" (33.03cm)
Depth: 8.92" (23.17cm)
Weight: 5.0 lb. (2.27 kg)