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#1 aleandro

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 05:52 AM

for those u reading this tomorow it wont be breaking news i guess from apple press release they put it up then took it off to create a buzz i guess

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Apple Announces PowerBook G5 for August Availibility
The Highly Anticipitated G5 Portables are Here, Featuring Low-power G5 Processors and HD Screens Across the Line

CUPERTINO, California—June 7, 2005—Apple® today announced the upcoming availibility of it's highly anticipitated PowerBook G5 line of personal computers, featuring low-power G5 cores running up to 2.3 GHz, with 12, 15, and 17 inch high definition widescreen displays, all enclosed in a thin aluminum shell. The super-powerful notebook computer outperforms the leading PC notebooks by up to 35 percent.*

The PowerBook G5's blazingly fast PowerPC G5 processor makes it the ideal computer for professional work on the go. "The PowerBook G5 is not only one of the coolest looking personal computers on the planet, it's also the fastest portable computer available." said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "We think it was worth the wait." With powerful Radeon® Mobility™ x-Series video cards standard across the line, and high speed 400MHz DDR2 RAM, the new PowerBooks can handle everything from 3-way H.264 video chats in iChat AV to professional graphics applications such as Shake 4 and Final Cut Pro 5 with ease.

The new high definition widescreen displays give you all the working space you need to watch and edit high definition video without hooking up an external display. All models will ship with Apple's new Mac OS 10.4 Tiger preinstalled. Best of all, this power is available at prices starting at just $1,699.

Pricing & Availibility
The new PowerBook G5 line will be available in August through The Apple Store® (www.apple.com), at Apple's retail stores and Apple Autorized Resellers in four standaIrd configurations.

The 1.8 GHz, 12-inch PowerBook G5, for a suggested retail price of $1699 (US), includes:

* a 1440x900 HD widescreen LCD;
* a Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) optical drive;
* 512MB of 400MHz DDR2 SDRAM;
* ATI Radeon Mobility x300 64MB video card;
* AirPort Extreme wireless networking and internal Bluetooth 2.0;
* DVI, VGA, S-video and composite video support;
* two USB 2.0 ports, two FireWire 400;
* optional backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor; and
* an 80GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive.

The 2.0 GHz, 15-inch PowerBook G5, for a suggested retail price of $1,999 (US), includes:

* a 1680x1050 HD widescreen LCD;
* a Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) optical drive;
* 512MB of 400MHz DDR2 SDRAM;
* ATI Radeon Mobility x600 128MB video card;
* AirPort Extreme wireless networking and internal Bluetooth 2.0;
* DVI, VGA, S-video and composite video support;
* three USB 2.0 ports, two FireWire 400, FireWire 800
* backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor; and
* an 80GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive.

The 2.3 GHz, 15-inch PowerBook G5, for a suggested retail price of $2,299 (US), includes:

* a 1680x1050 HD widescreen LCD;
* a 16x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±R/CD-RW);
* 512MB of 400MHz DDR2 SDRAM;
* 128MB ATI Radeon Mobility x600 video card (256MB optional);
* AirPort Extreme wireless networking and internal Bluetooth 2.0;
* DVI, VGA, S-video and conposite video support;
* three USB 2.0 ports, two FireWire 400, FireWire 800;
* backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor; and
* an 80GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive.

The 2.3 GHz, 17-inch PowerBook G5, for a suggested retail price of $2,899 (US), includes:

* a 1920x1200 HD widescreen LCD;
* a 16x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±R/CD-RW);
* 1GB of 400MHz DDR2 SDRAM;
* 256MB ATI Radeon Mobility x600 video card;
* AirPort Extreme wireless networking and internal Bluetooth 2.0;
* DVI, VGA, S-video and conposite video support;
* three USB 2.0 ports, two FireWire 400, FireWire 800;
* backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor; and
* an 100GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive.

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Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.

Edited by aleandro, 06 June 2005 - 05:45 AM.


#2 Power User Z

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 08:19 AM

Thanks for providing the information but it's a far away thing for me for now :P

#3 iqbal0786

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 09:38 AM

:woot: apple is going to kick some ass,, when will it be available in the UK, i need to read more

#4 giuliame

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 10:05 AM

That's huge news!
They've finally managed to put the G5 into a laptop without making it go on fire.

#5 Aqua Structure

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 04:01 PM

Huzzah!

#6 Faneramx

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 04:30 PM

thank you very much for this info

#7 AppleXY

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Posted 04 June 2005 - 05:15 AM

Are you sure this aint a rumor? It massive engineering challenge to build a portable G5's! I thought there would come in a year or so :woot:

#8 cmkumar2k

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 05:05 AM

thats good news.... i'm thinking to get an 'Apple'

#9 aleandro

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 05:45 AM

..looks like rumors now

#10 giuliame

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 07:33 AM

I think so too. I can't find evidence of this anywhere. Let's wait for the opening of WWDC.

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