iBook (16 VRAM/32 VRAM/14.1 LCD) (Late 2002)

Introduced: November 2002
Terminated: April 2003


The iBook (Late 2002) ran a PowerPC 750fx v1.2 G3 processor at 700 or 800Mhz.  The three configurations had hard drives with 20, 30 or 40Gb of space.  There was a tray-loading 24x CD-ROM or a 16x 8x 8x 24x DVD/CD-RW Combo drive.  Either 16 or 32Mb of VRAM was available.


The new release of iBooks was faster and less expensive than the previous iBook models.  The 700Mhz configuration with CD-ROM was $999.  It was the cheapest Apple laptop in the company’s history.  The 12.1” 800Mhz configuration was $1299 and the 14.1” 800Mhz configuration was $1599.


iBook (16 VRAM/32 VRAM/14.1 LCD) (Late 2002)


Processor: PowerPC 750fx v1.2 (G3)
Processor Speed: 700 MHz
Benchmarks: 700 MHz: 363
Cache: 64 KB L1, 512 k on-chip (1:1) L2
System Bus: 100 MHz
Hard Drive: 30 or 40 GB
Media: Tray-loading 8x8x8x24x DVD/CD-RW Combo
Trackpad: Solid-state trackpad supports tap, double-tap and drag
Keyboard: Full size (77 (U.S.) or 78 (ISO) keys incl. 12 function, 4 arrow, embedded keypad)
Colors: Translucent White
Weight and Dimensions (US): 5.99 lbs., 12.7” W x 10.2” D x 1.35” H
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 2.7 kg, 32.3 cm W x 25.9 cm D x 3.4 cm H
Original Mac OS: Mac OS 9.2.2 and Mac OS X 10.1.4 (4P13)
Later Mac OS: Mac OS 9.2.2 and Mac OS X 10.2
Maximum Mac OS: Latest release of Mac OS X
Hardware Test: AHT (iBook) 1.2.3, 1.2.4
Firmware: Open Firmware
Firmware Update: None
Logicboard RAM: 128 MB
Maximum RAM: 640 MB
Type of RAM Slots: 1 - PC100 3.3V 144-pin SO-DIMM
Minimum RAM Speed: 10 ns
Interleaving Support: No
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon
ATI Card Model: ATY,RageM6
Graphics Connection: 2x AGP
Graphics Memory: 16 MB
Built-in Display: 14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA
Resolutions: 1024 x 768 (Optimum), 800 x 600, 640 x 480
Display Modes: Video mirroring only
Display Connection: 1 - Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)
Expansion Slots: None
Hard Drive Bus: Ultra ATA
Motion Sensor: None
Backup Battery: None
Power Adapter: 45 W Apple Power Adapter (M8743**/A)
System Battery: 55 Wh Lithium Ion (M8665G/A)
Battery Life: Up to 6 hours
Max Watts:—
Line Voltage: 100-240V AC
AirPort: Optional AirPort card (802.11b)
Bluetooth: None
Ethernet: 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem: 56k
USB: 2 - 12 MBit/s
FireWire: 1 - 400 MBit/s (7W)
Security Slot: 1 - Kensington cable lock
Audio In: 1 - Built-in microphone
Audio Out: 1 - 3.5-mm analog output jack, Built-in speakers (16-bit 44.1 kHz sample rate)


Introduced in November 2002, the iBook (Late 2002) was terminated in April 2003.



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