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17-inch PowerBook G4 (aluminum)

The PowerBook G4 is a series of laptop computers from Apple Computer based around the PowerPC G4 processor.

PowerBook G4 (titanium)[]


15-inch PowerBook G4 (titanium)

Main article: PowerBook G4 (titanium)

The first PowerBook G4 was introduced in January 2001, featuring a 15-inch widescreen display in a 1-inch thin titanium enclosure.

PowerBook G4 (aluminum)[]

On January 7, 2003, the next generation of the PowerBook G4 was introduced, using an enclosure made of aircraft-grade aluminum. The first aluminum models featured 12 and 17-inch displays, with a 15-inch version following in September 2003.

12-inch PowerBook G4[]

Main article: PowerBook G4 (12-inch aluminum)

17-inch PowerBook G4[]

Main article: PowerBook G4 (17-inch aluminum)

15-inch PowerBook G4[]

Main article: PowerBook G4 (15-inch aluminum)

Product recalls[]

The batteries for the aluminum PowerBook G4 and iBook G4 models were recalled for safety.[1] However, a number of the replacement batteries also failed.[2]


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Macintosh PowerBook series
PowerBook 100 | 140 · 145 | 150 | 160 | 165 · 165c | 170 | 180 · 180c | 190 · 190cs
PowerBook Duo | 210 · 230 | 250 · 270c | 280 · 280c | 2300c
PowerBook 520 · 520c | 540 · 540c | 550c
PowerBook 1400 · 1400cs | 2400c | 3400c | 5300
PowerBook G3 · ("Kanga") | G3 Series ("Wallstreet I" · "Wallstreet II" | "Lombard" · "Pismo")
PowerBook G4 · Titanium | Aluminum (12-inch · 15-inch · 17-inch)
Discontinued in 2006 and superseded by the MacBook Pro