• Classic design
  • Complete feature set
  • Huge screen, now with higher resolution
  • Huge hard drive


  • Higher resolution may make on-screen objects too small for some users
  • No increase in performance
  • Large size can be a problem in some situations

At A Glance

The 17-inch PowerBook adds a higher-resolution display and boasts longer battery life. Like its 15-inch counterpart, this PowerBook now ships with faster DDR2 RAM and a double-layer 8X SuperDrive.

Manufacturer’s Description

Crisp new displays that expand your view. Longer battery life to fuel your work (or play) as you fly cross-country. A DVD-burning SuperDrive on system. The PowerBook G4 packs loads of pro features in a slim enclosure with a slim new price.