iBook Early 2003
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iBook Early 2003


The Apple iBook Early 2003 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2003 as part of the iBook G3 series of Macintosh iBook computers. The computer has been introduced on April 22, 2003 and its price started at $999. The new iBook features an 800 MHz or 900 MHz PowerPC 750fx G3 processor, 12.1″ TFT Display, 128 MB of RAM, 30 GB or 40 GB hard drive, tray-loading 24x CD-ROM or 8x DVD-R/CD-RW “Combo” drive, and 32 MB ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 graphics. This iBook has been discontinued on October 22, 2003 and has been replaced the same year by iBook G4 12-inch.

Today iBook Early 2003 is 18 years old!

iBook Early 2003 – General information

Overview

IntroducedApril 22, 2003
DiscontinuedOctober 22, 2003
Model IdentifierPowerBook4,3
Model NumberA1005
EMC1916C
Order NumberM8758LL/A (800 MHz)
M9018LL/A (900 MHz)
Price$999
$1,299
ColorsOpaque White
Weight4.9 Ibs.
2.222 KG
Dimensions11.2” H x 9.1” W x 1.35” D
28.44 cm H x 23.11 cm W x 3.42 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 750fx G3
Processor Speed800 MHz
900 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
512 KB on-chip L2

Storage & Media

Storage30 GB
40 GB
60 GB
Media1 – 24x CD-ROM or 8x DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” tray-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory128 MB
Maximum Memory640 MB
Memory Slots1 – PC-100 3.3V 144-pin SO-DIMM
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display12.1″ Color TFT XGA Display
Resolutions640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Mobility Radeon 7500
Graphics Memory32 MB
Display Connection1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-Video with adapter)
Display ModesVideo mirroring only
External ResolutionNone

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k
BluetoothNone
InfraredNone
FireWire1 – 400 Mbps
SCSINone
USB2 – 12 Mbps
Audio In1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-Video with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in Full-size 77-key (U.S.) or 78-key (ISO) incl. 12 function and 4 arrow keys
TrackpadBuilt-in Solid-state trackpad (Tap, double-tap and drag)

Software

Original OSMac OS 9.2.2
Mac OS X 10.2.4
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMacintosh ROM
Bundled SoftwareMac OS 9.2 or Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar
QuickTime
iCal
iChat
iLife (includes iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie)
iSync
DVD Player
AppleWorks
Mac OS X Mail
Microsoft Internet Explorer
EarthLink
AOL
Quicken 2003 Deluxe
World Book 2003 Edition
Mac OS X Chess
Otto Matic
Deimos Rising
Microsoft Office
Sound Studio
FAXstf
Acrobat Reader
Apple Hardware Test CD

Power

System Battery47 Wh Lithium Ion (M8956G/A)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5 hours
Maximum Continuous Power42 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter45 W Apple Power Adapter (M8943LL/A)

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