iBook Late 2001
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iBook Late 2001


The Apple iBook Late 2001 (Translucent White) is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2001 to 2002 as part of the iBook G3 series of Macintosh iBook computers. The computer has been introduced on October 16, 2001 and its price started at $1299. The new iBook features a 500 MHz or 600 MHz PowerPC 750cxe G3 processor, 12.1″ TFT Display, 64 MB or 128 MB of RAM, 15 GB / 20 GB or 30 GB hard drive, tray-loading 24x CD-ROM / 8x DVD-ROM or DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” drive, and 8 MB ATI Rage Mobility 128 graphics. This iBook has been discontinued on May 20, 2002.

Today iBook Late 2001 is 20 years old!

iBook Late 2001 – General information

Overview

IntroducedOctober 16, 2001
DiscontinuedMay 20, 2002
Model IdentifierPowerBook4,1
Model NumberM6497
EMC1875
Order NumberM8597LL/A (500 MHz)
M8598LL/A (600 MHz)
M8599LL/A (600 MHz)
Price$1,299
$1,199 (500 MHz from January 7, 2002)
$1,499
$1,499
$1,699
ColorsTranslucent 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 750cxe G3
Processor Speed500 MHz
600 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus66 MHz
100 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
256 KB on-chip L2

Storage & Media

Storage15 GB
20 GB
30 GB
Media1 – 24x CD-ROM or 24x CD-RW or 8x DVD-ROM or DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” tray-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory64 MB
128 MB
Maximum Memory640 MB
Memory Slots1 – PC-100 3.3V 144-pin SO-DIMM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

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

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Rage Mobility 128
Graphics Memory8 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA or Composite via A/V port
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 (7W)
SCSINone
USB2 – 12 Mbps
Audio In1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – Output through A/V port
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – VGA or Composite via A/V port
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 9.2.1
Mac OS X 10.1
Later OSMac OS X 10.1.2
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMacintosh ROM
Bundled SoftwareMac OS 9.2 or Mac OS X 10.1 Puma
QuickTime
iMovie 2
iTunes
AppleWorks
Mac OS X Mail
Microsoft Internet Explorer
EarthLink
AOL
World Book Mac OS X Edition
Otto Matic
PCalc
Acrobat Reader
FAXstf 10.0 Preview
Apple Hardware Test CD

Power

System Battery42 Wh Lithium Ion (M8433G/B)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5 hours
Maximum Continuous Power42 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter45 W Apple Power Adapter (M8576LL/A)

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