Apple® today unveiled the fastest, most affordable iBook® G4 ever for
consumers and education customers, featuring built-in AirPort® Extreme 54 Mbps
802.11g wireless networking across the line and prices starting at just $ 999.
The iBook line includes PowerPC G4 processors running up to 1.33 GHz and an
available slot-load SuperDrive(TM) for burning DVDs, as well as Apple’s
breakthrough iLife® ’04 suite for managing digital music and photos, making
movies and music and creating professional-quality DVDs.

Encased in a sleek, durable polycarbonate plastic enclosure, the new 12- and
14-inch iBooks offer improved performance with either a 1.2 GHz or 1.33 GHz
PowerPC G4 processor. Providing up to six hours of battery life for all-day use
on the road or in the classroom,* the iBook lineup offers AirPort Extreme 54
Mbps 802.11g wireless networking in every model and an optional internal
Bluetooth module for wirelessly connecting peripherals such as the Apple
Wireless Keyboard and Apple Wireless Mouse.** All iBook G4 models also offer a
full complement of I/O ports including FireWire® 400, USB 2.0, a built-in 56K
v.92 modem and Ethernet (10/100BASE-T) for connectivity to a wide range of
peripherals such as speakers, MIDI keyboards and iPod®.

Apple® today unveiled the fastest, most affordable iBook® G4 ever for
consumers and education customers, featuring built-in AirPort® Extreme 54 Mbps
802.11g wireless networking across the line and prices starting at just $ 999.
The iBook line includes PowerPC G4 processors running up to 1.33 GHz and an
available slot-load SuperDrive(TM) for burning DVDs, as well as Apple’s
breakthrough iLife® ’04 suite for managing digital music and photos, making
movies and music and creating professional-quality DVDs.
"Designed for the digital life on the go, the iBook G4 has been incredibly
popular with consumers and students," said David Moody, Apple’s vice president
of Worldwide Mac Product Marketing. "With prices starting at just $ 999,
including AirPort Extreme wireless networking built-in and faster PowerPC G4
processors, the new iBooks are a great deal for every student, home user and
small business owner."

Encased in a sleek, durable polycarbonate plastic enclosure, the new 12- and
14-inch iBooks offer improved performance with either a 1.2 GHz or 1.33 GHz
PowerPC G4 processor. Providing up to six hours of battery life for all-day use
on the road or in the classroom,* the iBook lineup offers AirPort Extreme 54
Mbps 802.11g wireless networking in every model and an optional internal
Bluetooth module for wirelessly connecting peripherals such as the Apple
Wireless Keyboard and Apple Wireless Mouse.** All iBook G4 models also offer a
full complement of I/O ports including FireWire® 400, USB 2.0, a built-in 56K
v.92 modem and Ethernet (10/100BASE-T) for connectivity to a wide range of
peripherals such as speakers, MIDI keyboards and iPod®.

Providing world class graphics capabilities, each iBook G4 offers ATI Mobility
Radeon 9200 graphics with 32MB of dedicated DDR memory and AGP 4X support for
gaming and watching DVDs, as well as VGA video out for easy mirroring to
projection systems and external displays. The new iBook G4 also includes either
a slot-load SuperDrive, for burning both DVDs and CDs, or a slot-load combo
drive capable of burning and playing CDs and watching DVDs.

Every new iBook G4 also includes iLife ’04, Apple’s award-winning suite of
digital lifestyle applications including iTunes® for managing digital music,
iPhoto(TM) for organizing and sharing digital photos, iMovie® for digital movie
making, iDVD® for creating and burning Hollywood-style DVDs and GarageBand(TM),
the revolutionary music application that turns a Mac® into a
professional-quality musical instrument and recording studio. iBook G4 also
comes with a collection of productivity and entertainment titles including
AppleWorks®, Mac OS® X Mail, Quicken 2005 for Mac, WorldBook Encyclopedia 2004
Edition, Marble Blast Gold and Nanosaur 2.

The iBook G4 comes with Apple’s latest operating system pre-installed. Mac OS X
version 10.3 "Panther" delivers more than 150 breakthrough features including
iChat AV, an easy to use personal video conferencing solution; FileVault, which
uses the latest security standards and 128-bit encryption technology to ensure
that data in the home directory is kept secure; Exposi(TM), a revolutionary new
way to instantly access any open window; Instant On, which wakes the iBook from
sleep in just one second; Apple Setup Assistant, a migration tool that allows
Mac users to quickly and easily transfer files, applications, and preferences
from one Macintosh® to another; and Automatic Networking, which automatically
switches the network connections between Ethernet, 802.11 and modem. With
enhanced Windows compatibility, files, printers and network services can easily
be shared with Windows users.

Pricing & Availability

The new iBook lineup is immediately available through The Apple Store® (www.apple.com),
Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers in three standard
configurations.

The 1.2 GHz PowerPC G4 iBook, weighing just 4.9 pounds, has a suggested retail
price of $ 999 (US) and includes:

— a crisp 12.1-inch (diagonal) active-matrix TFT display;
— 256MB DDR SDRAM expandable to up to 1.25GB maximum memory;
— a 30GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
— AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless networking;
— two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400;
— VGA video out, S-video and composite video out support;
— Ethernet (10/100BASE-T); and
— a slot-load Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) drive.

The 1.33 GHz PowerPC G4 iBook, weighing just 5.9 pounds, has a suggested retail
price of $ 1,299 (US) and includes:

— a crisp 14.1-inch (diagonal) active-matrix TFT display;
— 256MB DDR SDRAM expandable to up to 1.25GB maximum memory;
— a 60GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
— AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless networking;
— two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400;
— VGA video out, S-video and composite video out support;
— Ethernet (10/100BASE-T); and
— a slot-load Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) drive.

The 1.33 GHz PowerPC G4 iBook, weighing just 5.9 pounds, has a suggested retail
price of $ 1,499 (US) and includes:

— a brilliant 14.1-inch (diagonal) active-matrix TFT display;
— 256MB DDR SDRAM expandable to up to 1.25GB maximum memory;
— a 60GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
— AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless networking;
— two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400;
— VGA video out, S-video and composite video out support;
— Ethernet (10/100BASE-T); and
— a slot-load SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) drive.

Additional build-to-order options for the new iBook G4 include up to 1.25GB of
DDR SDRAM, a 60GB or 80GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive, internal Bluetooth module,
AirPort Extreme and AirPort Express(TM) Base Stations and the AppleCare
Protection Plan.

Actual speed will vary based on range from the base station, environmental
conditions and other factors. Actual weight varies by configuration and
manufacturing process.
Battery life depends on configuration and use.