Apple iBook G4 with 802.11g for $999

Apple Computer today began offering a faster more affordable iBook G4 starting at only $999. The iBook will be available in 1.2 GHz or 1.33 GHz speeds with a built-in AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless adapter. Encased in a sleek, durable polycarbonate plastic enclosure, the 12 or 14-inch iBooks have enhanced graphic support with the 32MB ATI Mobility Radeon 9200 with DDR memory. Using the fast AGP 4x architecture will give your games and DVD movies a boost in performance.

Details and Specifications

The 1.2 GHz PowerPC G4 iBook, weighing just 4.9 pounds, has a suggested retail price of $999 (US) and includes:
• a crisp 12.1-inch (diagonal) active-matrix TFT display;
• 256MB DDR SDRAM expandable to up to 1.25GB maximum memory;
• a 30GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
• AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless networking;
• two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400;
• VGA video out, S-video and composite video out support;
• Ethernet (10/100BASE-T); and
• a slot-load Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) drive.

The 1.33 GHz PowerPC G4 iBook, weighing just 5.9 pounds, has a suggested retail price of $1,299 (US) and includes:
• a crisp 14.1-inch (diagonal) active-matrix TFT display;
• 256MB DDR SDRAM expandable to up to 1.25GB maximum memory;
• a 60GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
• AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless networking;
• two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400;
• VGA video out, S-video and composite video out support;
• Ethernet (10/100BASE-T); and
• a slot-load Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) drive.

The 1.33 GHz PowerPC G4 iBook, weighing just 5.9 pounds, has a suggested retail price of $1,499 (US) and includes:
• a brilliant 14.1-inch (diagonal) active-matrix TFT display;
• 256MB DDR SDRAM expandable to up to 1.25GB maximum memory;
• a 60GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
• AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless networking;
• two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400;
• VGA video out, S-video and composite video out support;
• Ethernet (10/100BASE-T); and
• a slot-load SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) drive.

Additional build-to-order options for the new iBook G4 include up to 1.25GB of DDR SDRAM, a 60GB or 80GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive, internal Bluetooth module, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Express Base Stations and the AppleCare Protection Plan.

*Actual speed will vary based on range from the base station, environmental conditions and other factors. Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.


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