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Apple: PowerBook G4 with 17" display!

Apple Computer informed about the release of new PowerBook G4 notebook series with the record 17" display.

M8793LL/A will be available in retail in February, MSRP — $3299.

The notebook features 2-spindle design, 17" 1440x900 LCD matrix, 1GHz PowerPC G4, 512Mb DDR SDRAM PC2700, 60Gb HDD, 64Mb NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go graphics, SuperDrive DVD-R.

Measured 392x259x26 mm and weighing about 3.1 kg, the model features IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800, 800Mbps), Gigabit Ethenet, DVI, S-Video, USB 1.1, Bluetooth PC Card, LAN IEEE 802.11g (AirPort Extreme), IEEE 1394a, V.92 modem.

Another Apple’s extreme – the ultraminiature 2-spindle PowerBook G4 with 12" display (with iPod media player on the photo).

M8760LL/A, expected in January for about $1799, features 12" 1024x768 (XGA) display, 867MHz PowerPC G4, 256Mb DDR PC2100, 40Gb HDD, 32Mb GeForce4 420 Go graphics, 8/24/10/24x DVD/CD-RW combo, Bluetooth, Ethenet, V.92, S-Video, USB 1.1, IEEE 1394a, etc. The model is measured 277x219x30 mm, weighs 2.1 kg. With SuperDrive DVD-R recorder the notebook costs $1999.

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