Apple Unveils One Inch Thick Titanium PowerBook G4
Press release from the issuing company
MACWORLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO—Apple® today redefined mobile computing with the new Titanium PowerBook® G4 featuring PowerPC G4 processors with Velocity Engine™ running up to 500 MHz, a 15.2-inch (diagonal) mega-wide display, slot-loading DVD drive and 5 hour battery—all in a one inch thick Titanium enclosure weighing just 5.3 pounds.
“The all new Titanium PowerBook G4 is the most revolutionary portable computer ever created,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Its a ‘supercomputer to go’ in terms of performance, yet it’s thinner and sexier than the best subnotebooks.”
* The super light yet incredibly powerful Titanium PowerBook G4 outperforms Pentium III-based notebook systems by up to 30 percent* with key new features including:
* PowerPC G4 processors with Velocity Engine running up to 500 MHz with a 1MB L2 cache;
* 1-inch thick;
* 5.3 pounds;**
* Titanium metal body;
* stunning 15.2 inch (diagonal) TFT widescreen active-matrix display;
* slot-loading DVD-ROM drive;
* up to five hours of battery life on one Lithium-ion battery;
* 128MB to 256MB of SDRAM, expandable to 1GB;
* AGP 2X Rage Mobility 128 with 8MB SDRAM;
* built-in 10/100 Ethernet, USB, FireWire®, VGA and S-video output; and
* AirPort™ ready with integrated antennas.
PowerBook G4’s mega-wide display and blazingly fast PowerPC G4 processors make it the ultimate system for portable video editing using Apple’s iMovie™ 2, the world’s most popular, easy-to-use consumer digital video editing software which comes preinstalled, or Apple’s award-winning Final Cut Pro® professional video editing, effects and compositing software.
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