faster iBooks with more RAM

The affordable iBook G4 line for consumers and education customers now feature faster Power PC G4 processors running up to 1.42GHz, 512MB memory across the line, higher performance graphics, built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, the scrolling TrackPad and the Sudden Motion Sensor. Prices start at just $999.

The new 12- and 14-inch iBooks offer improved performance with either 1.33 GHz or 1.42 GHz PowerPC G4 processor. Features the ATI Mobility Radeon 9550 with 32 megabytes of dedicated video memory for improved graphics and either a slot-load SuperDrive, or a slot-load Combo drive.

The new iBook will also include a scrolling TrackPad and Apple's Sudden Motion Sensor technology to help protect a spinning hard drive if the notebook is accidentally dropped.


Both iBook now feature built-in Bluetooth 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate and integrated AirPort Extreme WiFi wireless network card.

iBook 12.1 inch
1.33 GHz PowerPC G4, 40GB Ultra ATA hard drive and Combo drive, US$999.
iBook 14.1 inch
1.42 GHz PowerPC G4, 60GB Ultra ATA hard drive and a SuperDrive, US$1,299.

Posted by Antony at July 27, 2005 12:47 AM

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