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The iBook -- the last consumer targeted Apple notebook series to use the PowerPC processor -- shipped from 1999 until 2006. The line started out with lavish, colorful designs but evolved into quiet, white ones. The iBook was replaced by the MacBook series. Complete iBook technical specs are below.

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1 Apple Computer Processor iBook G3/300 (Original/Clamshell) 300 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3)
Intro. July 21, 1999* Disc. September 13, 2000
Order M7707LL/A* Model M2453 (EMC N/A)
Family Original/Clamshell ID PowerBook2,1
RAM 32 MB, 64 MB VRAM 4 MB
Storage 3.2 GB, 6.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/300 (Original/Clamshell) Specs
iBook G3/366 SE (Original/Clamshell) 366 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3)
Intro. February 16, 2000 Disc. September 13, 2000
Order M7716LL/A Model M2453 (EMC N/A)
Family Original/Clamshell ID PowerBook2,1
RAM 64 MB VRAM 4 MB
Storage 6.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/366 SE (Original/Clamshell) Specs
iBook G3/366 (Firewire/Clamshell) 366 MHz PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Intro. September 13, 2000 Disc. May 1, 2001
Order M7721LL/A* Model M6411 (EMC N/A)
Family Firewire ID PowerBook2,2
RAM 64 MB VRAM 8 MB
Storage 10.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/366 (Firewire/Clamshell) Specs
iBook G3/466 SE (Firewire/Clamshell) 466 MHz PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Intro. September 13, 2000 Disc. May 1, 2001
Order M7720LL/A* Model M6411 (EMC N/A)
Family Firewire ID PowerBook2,2
RAM 64 MB VRAM 8 MB
Storage 10.0 GB Optical 4X DVD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/466 SE (Firewire/Clamshell) Specs
iBook G3/500 (Dual USB - Tr) 500 MHz PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Intro. May 1, 2001 Disc. October 16, 2001
Order M7698LL/A* Model M6497 (EMC N/A)
Family Dual USB ID PowerBook4,1
RAM 64 MB, 128 MB VRAM 8 MB
Storage 10.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM*
Complete iBook G3/500 (Dual USB - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/500 (Late 2001 - Tr) 500 MHz PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Intro. October 16, 2001 Disc. May 20, 2002
Order M8597LL/A Model M6497 (EMC N/A)
Family Late 2001 ID PowerBook4,1
RAM 128 MB VRAM 8 MB
Storage 15.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/500 (Late 2001 - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/600 (Late 2001 - Tr) 600 MHz PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Intro. October 16, 2001 Disc. May 20, 2002
Order M8598LL/A* Model M6497 (EMC N/A)
Family Late 2001 ID PowerBook4,1
RAM 128 MB VRAM 8 MB
Storage 15.0, 20.0 GB* Optical 8X DVD-ROM*
Complete iBook G3/600 (Late 2001 - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/600 14-Inch (Early 2002 - Tr) 600 MHz PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Intro. January 7, 2002 Disc. May 20, 2002
Order M7701LL/A Model M8413 (EMC N/A)
Family 14.1 LCD ID PowerBook4,2
RAM 256 MB VRAM 8 MB
Storage 20.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/600 14-Inch (Early 2002 - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/600 (16 VRAM - Tr) 600 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. May 20, 2002 Disc. November 6, 2002
Order M8600LL/A Model A1005 (EMC 1916)
Family 16 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 128 MB VRAM 16 MB
Storage 20.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/600 (16 VRAM - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/700 (16 VRAM - Tr) 700 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. May 20, 2002 Disc. November 6, 2002
Order M8602LL/A Model A1005 (EMC 1916)
Family 16 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 128 MB VRAM 16 MB
Storage 20.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/700 (16 VRAM - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/700 14-Inch (16 VRAM - Tr) 700 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. May 20, 2002 Disc. November 6, 2002
Order M8603LL/A Model A1007 (EMC N/A)
Family 14.1 LCD 16 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 256 MB VRAM 16 MB
Storage 30.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/700 14-Inch (16 VRAM - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/700 (16 VRAM - Op) 700 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. November 6, 2002 Disc. April 22, 2003
Order M8860LL/A Model A1005 (EMC N/A)
Family Opaque 16 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 128 MB VRAM 16 MB
Storage 20.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/700 (16 VRAM - Op) Specs
iBook G3/800 (32 VRAM - Tr) 800 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. November 6, 2002 Disc. April 22, 2003
Order M8861LL/A Model A1005 (EMC N/A)
Family 32 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 128 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 30.0 GB Optical 16X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/800 (32 VRAM - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/800 14-Inch (32 VRAM - Tr) 800 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. November 6, 2002 Disc. April 22, 2003
Order M8862LL/A Model A1007 (EMC N/A)
Family 14.1 LCD 32 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 30.0 GB Optical 16X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/800 14-Inch (32 VRAM - Tr) Specs
iBook G3/800 (Early 2003 - Op) 800 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. April 22, 2003 Disc. October 22, 2003
Order M8758LL/A Model A1005 (EMC N/A)
Family 800 MHz 32 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 128 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 30.0 GB Optical 24X CD-ROM
Complete iBook G3/800 (Early 2003 - Op) Specs
iBook G3/900 (Early 2003 - Op) 900 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. April 22, 2003 Disc. October 22, 2003
Order M9018LL/A Model A1005 (EMC N/A)
Family 900 MHz 32 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 128 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 40.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/900 (Early 2003 - Op) Specs
iBook G3/900 14-Inch (Early 2003 - Op) 900 MHz PowerPC 750fx (G3)
Intro. April 22, 2003 Disc. October 22, 2003
Order M9009LL/A Model A1007 (EMC N/A)
Family 14.1 900 MHz 32 VRAM ID PowerBook4,3
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 40.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G3/900 14-Inch (Early 2003 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/800 12-Inch (Original - Op) 800 MHz PowerPC 7457 (G4)
Intro. October 22, 2003 Disc. April 19, 2004
Order M9164LL/A Model A1054 (EMC N/A)
Family iBook G4 ID PowerBook6,3
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 30.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/800 12-Inch (Original - Op) Specs
iBook G4/933 14-Inch (Original - Op) 933 MHz PowerPC 7457 (G4)
Intro. October 22, 2003 Disc. April 19, 2004
Order M9388LL/A Model A1055 (EMC N/A)
Family iBook G4 14-Inch ID PowerBook6,3
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 40.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/933 14-Inch (Original - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.0 14-Inch (Original - Op) 1.0 GHz PowerPC 7457 (G4)
Intro. October 22, 2003 Disc. April 19, 2004
Order M9165LL/A Model A1055 (EMC N/A)
Family iBook G4 14-Inch ID PowerBook6,3
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 60.0 GB Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/1.0 14-Inch (Original - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.0 12-Inch (Early 2004 - Op) 1.0 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. April 19, 2004 Disc. October 19, 2004
Order M9426LL/A Model A1054 (EMC N/A)
Family Early 2004 ID PowerBook6,5
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 30 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/1.0 12-Inch (Early 2004 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.0 14-Inch (Early 2004 - Op) 1.0 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. April 19, 2004 Disc. October 19, 2004
Order M9418LL/A Model A1055 (EMC N/A)
Family Early 2004 14-Inch ID PowerBook6,5
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 40 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/1.0 14-Inch (Early 2004 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.2 14-Inch (Early 2004 - Op) 1.2 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. April 19, 2004 Disc. October 19, 2004
Order M9419LL/A Model A1055 (EMC N/A)
Family Early 2004 14-Inch ID PowerBook6,5
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 60 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/1.2 14-Inch (Early 2004 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.2 12-Inch (Late 2004 - Op) 1.2 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. October 19, 2004 Disc. July 26, 2005
Order M9623LL/A Model A1054 (EMC N/A)
Family Late 2004 12-Inch ID PowerBook6,5
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 30 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/1.2 12-Inch (Late 2004 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.33 14-Inch (Late 2004 - Op) 1.33 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. October 19, 2004 Disc. July 26, 2005
Order M9627LL/A* Model A1055 (EMC N/A)
Family Late 2004 14-Inch ID PowerBook6,5
RAM 256 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 60 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 8X "Combo Drive"*
Complete iBook G4/1.33 14-Inch (Late 2004 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.33 12-Inch (Mid-2005 - Op) 1.33 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. July 26, 2005 Disc. May 16, 2006
Order M9846LL/A Model A1133 (EMC N/A)
Family Mid-2005 12-Inch ID PowerBook6,7
RAM 512 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 40 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 8X "Combo Drive"
Complete iBook G4/1.33 12-Inch (Mid-2005 - Op) Specs
iBook G4/1.42 14-Inch (Mid-2005 - Op) 1.42 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Intro. July 26, 2005 Disc. May 16, 2006
Order M9848LL/A Model A1134 (EMC N/A)
Family Mid-2005 14-Inch ID PowerBook6,7
RAM 512 MB VRAM 32 MB
Storage 60 GB (4200 RPM) Optical 4X "SuperDrive"
Complete iBook G4/1.42 14-Inch (Mid-2005 - Op) Specs




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