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Apple iBook Specifications Page - The 2002 iBooks Compared

The Tables below show the major specifications and features for Apple iBooks. Different configurations for G3 iBook are based on Apple's Online Store. Vendors' configurations may vary.

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November 2002 iBooks
iBook
Model/Mhz

G3/700/700/512K
(#M8860LL/A)

12.1" Screen
CD-ROM Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/800/800/512K
(#M8861LL/A)

12.1" Screen
Combination Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/800/800/512K
(#M8862LL/A)

14.1" Screen
Combination Drive

5.9 pounds

G3/800/800/512K
(Z06G)

14.1" Screen
Combination Drive

5.9 pounds

Price Information

MSRP: $999

Small Dog

MacConnection

DealZone

MSRP: $1,299

Small Dog

MacConnection

DealZone

MSRP: $1599

Small Dog

MacConnection

DealZone

MSRP: $1,849

Apple Store only

Bus Speed
(Mhz)

100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz

RAM
(MAX)

128 MB
(640 MB)
128 MB
(640 MB
256 MB
(640 MB)
640 MB
(640 MB)

Graphics Support

ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 16MB
2x AGP
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 32MB
2x AGP
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 32MB
2x AGP
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 32MB
2x AGP

Expansion
Slots

AirPort Ready AirPort Ready AirPort Ready AirPort Ready

Hard Drive

20 GB Ultra ATA 30 GB Ultra ATA 30 GB Ultra ATA 40 GB Ultra ATA

Optical Drive

CD-ROM Drive

Reads CD-ROM at 24x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 16x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 16x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 16x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

Connectivity & Communication

56k V.92 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.92 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.92 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.92 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

 Screen

12.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
12.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
May 2002 iBooks
iBook
Model/Mhz

G3/600/600/512K

12.1" Screen
CD-ROM Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/700/700/512K

12.1" Screen
Combination Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/700/700/512K

14.1" Screen
CD-ROM Drive

5.99 pounds

G3/700/700/512K

14.1" Screen
Combination Drive

5.99 pounds

Price Information

MSRP: $1,199

Small Dog

MacConnection

DealZone

MSRP: $1,499

Small Dog

MacConnection

DealZone

MSRP: $1,649

Apple Store Only

MSRP: $1,799

Small Dog

MacConnection

DealZone

Bus Speed
(Mhz)

100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz

RAM
(MAX)

128 MB
(640 MB)
128 MB
(640 MB
256 MB
(640 MB)
256 MB
(640 MB)

Graphics Support

16 MB ATI Mobility Radeon 2x AGP 16 MB ATI Mobility Radeon 2x AGP 16 MB ATI Mobility Radeon 2x AGP 16 MB ATI Mobility Radeon 2x AGP

Expansion
Slots

AirPort Ready AirPort Ready AirPort Ready AirPort Ready

Hard Drive

20 GB Ultra ATA 20 GB Ultra ATA 30 GB Ultra ATA 30 GB Ultra ATA

Optical Drive

CD-ROM Drive

Reads CD-ROM at 24x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 8x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

CD-ROM Drive

Reads CD-ROM at 24x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 8x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

Connectivity & Communication

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

 Screen

12.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
12.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
January 2002 iBooks
iBook
Model/Mhz

iBook G3/500/500/256K
(January 2002)

12.1" Screen
CD-ROM Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/500/500/256K
(January 2002)

12.1" Screen
DVD-ROM Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/600/600/256K
(January 2002)

12.1" Screen
Combination Drive

4.9 pounds

G3/600/600/256K
(January 2002)

14.1" Screen
Combination Drive

5.9 pounds

Price Information

MSRP: $1,199

Small Dog
DealZone

 

MSRP: $1,299

"Custom built" at Apple

 

MSRP: $1,499

Small Dog
DealZone

SRP: $1,799

Small Dog
DealZone

 

Bus Speed
(Mhz)

66MHz 66MHz 100 MHz 100MHz

RAM
(MAX)

128 MB
(640 max)
128 MB
(640 max
128MB
(640 max)
256MB
(640 max)

Graphics Support

8MB
ATI Rage Mobility 128 - 2x AGP
8MB
ATI Rage Mobility 128 - 2x AGP
8MB
ATI Rage Mobility 128 - 2x AGP
8MB
ATI Rage Mobility 128 - 2x AGP

Expansion
Slots

AirPort Ready AirPort Ready AirPort Ready AirPort Ready

Hard Drive

15GB Ultra ATA 15GB Ultra ATA
(20 & 30GB BTO)
20GB Ultra ATA 20GB Ultra ATA

Optical Drive

CD-ROM Drive

Reads CD-ROM at 24x

Reads CD-ROM at 24x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 8x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

"Combination Drive"

Writes CD-R at 8x
Writes CD-RW at 8x
Reads DVD-ROM at 8x
Reads CD-ROM at 24x

Connectivity & Communication

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

56k V.90 modem
10/100 BT Ethernet

2 USB Ports
1 FireWire Port

 Screen

12.1-inch (diagonal) built-in TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
12.1-inch (diagonal) built-in TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
14.1-inch (diagonal) built-in TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
14.1-inch (diagonal) built-in TFT XGA active-matrix
1024x768
800x600
640x480
resolutions with millions of colors
Specs for all models in this line...

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