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Apple PowerBook G4 1.33 GHz 12" AI Specs

PowerBook G4 - M9183LL/A - PowerBook6,4 - A1010

About This PowerBook

The Apple PowerBook G4/1.33, is a 12.1-inch TFT XGA Notebook that comes to a 60 GB hard drive storage, is powered by a 1.33 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4) processor and a NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 (4X AGP) graphics with 64 MB of DDR SDRAM.

The PowerBook G4/1.33 features an aluminum case which outlined its outstanding performance. Due to the device is thinner than the previous model, it had been highly desirable in its time and allowed for Apple to bring on new customers in the portable computer range. The device had lost out on its swappable drive bays while developers tried to condense the device.


The Apple PowerBook G4/1.33 device is built with 60 GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive storage with a storage speed of 4200 RPM.

    Screen Size and Resolution

    The PowerBook G4/1.33 has a built-in display of 12.1-inch TFT XGA and a native resolution of 1024×768.

      Inclusive Features

      The PowerBook includes the following features and ports:

      • A Power Adapter.
      • 8X “Combo Drive”.
      • A single FireWire “400” port.
      • Standard Ethernet Port.

        Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

        The Apple PowerBook G4/1.33 has MacOS X 10.2.7 pre-installed on it and runs on a 1.33 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4) processor, while its graphics are supported by a NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 (4X AGP) graphics with 64 MB of DDR SDRAM.

        Memory & Architecture

        The Apple PowerBook G4/1.33 device is built with a 64k level 1 cache and 512k on-chip level 2 cache. It features 256 MB of PC2700 DDR SDRAM.

        Battery Life

        The Apple PowerBook G4/1.33 comes with a 50-watt-hour-Lithium Ion battery with an estimated battery life of 5 hours.

        1.33 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4)

        256 MB

        60 GB Hard Drive

        5 Hours


        Although the PowerBook G4/1.33 comes with 256 MB of RAM it can be upgraded to up to 1.25 GB of RAM. The significant advances in technology allowed for the first range of personal devices to feature a full gigabyte of RAM. The Operating System of the PowerBook G4/1.33 can also be upgraded from its pre-installed MacOS X 10.2.7 to MacOS X 10.5.8. The PowerBook G4/1.33 dimension is 3.0 cm, 27.7 cm, 21.9 cm and weight of 4.6 lbs (2.1 kg).

        Introduced: April 19, 2004

        Discontinued: January 31, 2005

        Display Details


        Built-in Display

        12.1″ TFT XGA

        Level 1 Cache


        Native Resolution


        Level 2/Level 3 Cache

        512k (on chip)


        RAM Type

        PC2700 DDR SDRAM



        Min. RAM Speed

        333 MHz



        Standard RAM

        256 MB


        1.33 GHz

        Maximum RAM

        1.25 GB


        PowerPC 7447a (G4)

        RAM Slots


        Processor Upgrade


        Motherboard RAM

        256 MB




        System Bus Speed

        167 MHz

        Video Card

        GeForce FX Go5200

        Cache Bus Speed

        1.33 GHz (Built-in)

        VRAM Type

        DDR SDRAM


        Open Firmware

        Standard VRAM

        64 MB

        ROM/Firmware size

        1 MB

        Maximum VRAM

        64 MB


        Inclusive Features and Ports

        Standard Storage

        60 GB HDD

        Standard Optical Drive

        8X “Combo Drive”

        Storage Speed

        4200 RPM

        Standard Ethernet


        Storage Dimensions

        2.5” (12.5 mm)

        Standard Modem

        56k v.90

        Storage Interface

        Ultra ATA/100

        Standard Air Port

        802.11b/g (Standard)


        Standard Bluetooth



        50 W h Lithium Ion

        USB Port 2.0


        Battery Life

        5 hours

        FireWire (400)





        Case Type


        Inclusive Input


        Form Factor

        PowerBook G4 12″

        S-Video Output


        Apple Order No



        1 (Internal)

        Apple Subfamily

        12-Inch 1.33 GHz



        Apple Model Number

        A1010 (EMC 1986)

        Sound Out


        Model ID

        PowerBook 6.4

        Power Adapter



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