PowerBook and iBook Specifications and Reviews Page - A Comparison
Of Early G3 PowerBooks and iBooks

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The Tables below show the major specifications and features for Apple PowerBooks and iBooks. Different configurations for G3 PowerBooks are based on Apple's Online Store. Vendors' configurations may vary. Clicking on the Model link will take you to the information page for that machine at the Apple site.

Model/Mhz Bus Speed
(Mhz)
RAM
(MAX)
Graphics Support Expansion
Slots
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
 Connectivity & Communication  Screen Price Information

iBook "Special Edition"
G3/466/466/256K

"Graphite" & "Key Lime"

(September, 2000)

66MHz 64MB
(320 Max)

8MB

ATI Rage Mobility 128 - 2x AGP

AirPort Ready

10GB Ultra ATA


6x DVD-ROM

 

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

One USB Port
One FireWire Port

A/V Port for audio and composite video output.

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iBook
G3 366/366/256K

"Indigo" & "Key Lime"

66MHz 64MB
(320 Max)

8MB

ATI Rage Mobility 128 - 2x AGP

AirPort Ready

10GB Ultra ATA


24x CD -ROM

 

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

One USB Port
One FireWire Port

A/V Port for audio and composite video output.

12.1-inch (diagonal) built-in TFT SVGA active-matrix display, offering 640- by 480-pixel and 800- by 600-pixel resolution with millions of colors ebay
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G3/500/200/1MB

(February 2000)

100 128 MB
(512 MB)

8MB

ATI Rage Mobility 128 video controller

1 PC

12GB Ultra ATA/66


6x DVD-ROM

56k v.90
10/100 BT Ethernet
AirPort slot
Infrared Port
2 USB Ports
2 Firewire Ports

14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/400/160/1MB

(February 2000)

100 64 MB
(512 MB)

8MB

ATI Rage Mobility 128 video controller

1 PC

6.0GB Ultra ATA/66


6x DVD-ROM

56k v.90
10/100 BT Ethernet
AirPort slot
Infrared Port
2 USB Ports
2 Firewire Ports

14.1" TFT ebay
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iBook SE G3/366/147/512k

(February 2000)

66 64MB
(320MB)

4MB

ATI RAGE Mobility graphics controller with 2X AGP

Internal "AirPort" slot

6GB Ultra ATA


24x
CD-ROM

56k
10/100 BT Ethernet

One USB Port

12.1-inch (diagonal) built-in TFT SVGA active-matrix display, offering 640- by 480-pixel and 800- by 600-pixel resolution with millions of colors ebay
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iBook G3/300//150//512k

(February 2000)

66 64MB
(320MB)

4MB

ATI RAGE Mobility graphics controller with 2X AGP

Internal "AirPort" slot

6GB Ultra ATA


24x
CD-ROM

56k
10/100 BT Ethernet

One USB Port

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iBook G3/300/150/512k 66 32
160
4MB Internal "AirPort" slot

3.2GB IDE


24x
CD-ROM

56k
10/100 BT Ethernet
12.1" TFT ebay
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G3/400/160/1MB 66 64
(384)
8MB 1 PC

6.0GB IDE


2x DVD-ROM

56k v.90
10/100 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/333/133/1MB 66 64
(384)
8MB 1 PC 4.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56k v.90
10/100 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/300/150/1MB 66 64
(192)
4MB 2 PC

8.0GB IDE


DVD-ROM + MPEG Card

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/266/117/512k 66 64
(192)
4MB 2 PC 4.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/233/117/512k 66 32
(192)
4MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/233/117/512k 66 32
(192)
4MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
12.1" TFT ebay
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G3/233 66 32
(192)
2MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

10 BT Ethernet 12.1" STN ebay
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G3/233 66 32
(192)
2MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
12.1" TFT ebay
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G3/233 66 32
(192)
4MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

10 BT Ethernet 13.3" TFT ebay
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G3/233 66 32
(192)
4MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

10 BT Ethernet 14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/250/125/512k 83 32
(192)
2MB 2 PC 2.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
12.1" STN ebay
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G3/250/125/512k 83 32
(192)
4MB 2 PC 4.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
13.3" TFT ebay
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G3/250/125/512k 83 32
(192)
4MB 2 PC 4.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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G3/292/146/1MB 83 64
(192)
4MB 2 PC 4.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
13.3" TFT ebay
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G3/292/146/1MB 83 64
(192)
4MB 2 PC 8GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

56K Flex
10 BT Ethernet
14.1" TFT ebay
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Older PowerBook G3/250/100/512k 50 32
(160)
2MB 2 PC 5.0GB IDE

20x CD-ROM

33.6/Ethernet 12.1 in. A.M. ebay
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Older PowerBooks