Pros

  • Compact and elegant design
  • AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth now standard
  • Improved performance

Cons

  • Small screen
  • No PC Card slot

At A Glance

An incremental update to the 12-inch PowerBook G4 line, this model offers a faster processor, more video memory, and a larger hard drive.

Manufacturer’s Description

With the most advanced feature set of any ultracompact notebook, the 12-inch PowerBook G4-M9183LL/A is an amazingly small yet full-featured laptop. Now, with a faster G4 processor and system bus, a huge boost in graphics performance, a larger hard drive, and built-in AirPort Extreme, the 12-inch PowerBook G4 is the ultimate travel companion.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number M9183LL/A
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
DVI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 12.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Mode XGA
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce FX Go5200
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 64 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type Combo Drive
General Information
Manufacturer Apple, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number M9183LL/A
UPC Code 718908520284
Brand Name Apple
Product Name PowerBook G4 Notebook
Marketing Information

With the most advanced feature set of any ultracompact notebook, the 12-inch PowerBook G4-M9183LL/A is an amazingly small yet full-featured laptop. Now, with a faster G4 processor and system bus, a huge boost in graphics performance, a larger hard drive, and built-in AirPort Extreme, the 12-inch PowerBook G4 is the ultimate travel companion.

Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.apple.com
Product Line PowerBook
Product Series G4
Memory
Standard Memory 256 MB
Maximum Memory 1.25 GB
Memory Technology DDR SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR333/PC2700
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerBook G4 Notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium-Ion battery
  • Mini-DVI to DVI adapter
  • Mini-DVI to VGA adapter
  • Modem cable
  • AC wall plug
  • Power cord
  • Additional Information Memory:
  • 256 MB onboard
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 1.1
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.2"
    Width 10.9"
    Depth 8.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 73.6 oz
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Type PowerPC G4
    Processor Speed 1.33 GHz
    Cache 512 KB
    Bus Speed 167 MHz
    Software
    Operating System Mac OS X 10.3 Panther
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type Track Pad