PowerBook G4 12-inch
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PowerBook G4 12-inch Early 2005


The Apple PowerBook G4 12-inch Early 2005 (Aluminum) is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2005 to 2006 as part of the PowerBook G4 series of Macintosh PowerBook computers. The computer has been introduced on January 31, 2005, and its price started at $1499. The new PowerBook G4 features a 1.5 GHz PowerPC 7447a G4 processor, 12.1″ TFT Display, 256 MB or 512 MB of RAM, 60 GB or 80 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD/CD-RW “Combo” drive, built-in Bluetooth 1.1, and 64 MB NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 graphics. This PowerBook has been discontinued on May 16, 2006.

Today PowerBook G4 12-inch Early 2005 is 16 years old!

PowerBook G4 12-inch Early 2005 – General information

Overview

IntroducedJanuary 31, 2005
DiscontinuedOctober 19, 2005 (Combo drive + 60 GB)
May 16, 2006 (SuperDrive + 80 GB)
Model IdentifierPowerBook6,8
Model NumberA1104
EMC2030
Order NumberM9690LL/A (Combo drive + 60 GB)
M9691LL/A (SuperDrive + 80 GB)
Price$1,499
$1,699
ColorsAluminum
Weight4.6 Ibs.
2.086 KG
Dimensions1.18” H x 10.9” W x 8.6” D
3 cm H x 27.68 cm W x 21.84 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 7447a G4
Processor Speed1.5 GHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus167 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
512 KB on-chip L2

Storage & Media

Storage60 GB
80 GB
100 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD/CD-RW “Combo” or 8x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory256 MB
512 MB
Maximum Memory1.25 GB
Memory Slots1 – PC-2700 DDR333 200-pin SO-DIMM
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

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

Graphics

Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200
Graphics Memory64 MB
Display Connection1 – Mini-VGA (DVI, VGA, Composite and S-Video with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2048 by 1536 pixels

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g
Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k
BluetoothBluetooth 1.1
InfraredNone
ADBNone
FireWire1 – 400 Mbps
SCSINone
USB2 – 480 Mbps
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
3 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini-VGA (DVI, VGA, Composite and S-Video with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in Full-size 78-key (U.S.) or 79-key (ISO) incl. 12 function and 4 arrow keys
TrackpadBuilt-in Solid-state trackpad (Tap, double-tap and drag)

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.3.7
Later OSMac OS X 10.4.2
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.5.8
FirmwareMacintosh ROM
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.3 Panther
Mail
iChat
Safari
Sherlock
Address Book
QuickTime
iLife (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, GarageBand, and iDVD)
iSync
iCal
DVD Player
Classic environment
Art Directors Toolkit
EarthLink TotalAccess (includes 30 days of free dial-up service with Earthlink activation)
FileMaker Pro Trial
GraphicConverter
OmniGraffle
OmniOutliner
QuickBooks for Mac New User Edition
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive
Zinio Reader
Xcode Developer Tools
Apple Hardware Test

Power

System Battery50 Wh Lithium Ion
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5 hours
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter45 W Apple Power Adapter

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