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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

alaScore 73

6 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and design. The usability and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the value for money and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

 

Increased standard memory ; Compact size ; Reduced price ; Improved SuperDrive, trackpad, and Bluetooth

Heavier than comparable Windows laptops ; Small screen ; Lacks high-end ports and features ; Only one DIMM slot

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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

 

I have had this laptop for about a year and I was very pleased with the user interface of os X. I have been using only linux and u**x for the last 8 years and it was quite disappointing to not discover many of the system tools that I'm used to. Even...

beutiful design, great user interface

heavier than comparable x86 laptops

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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

 

I love my Powerbook it's fantstic and the hub of my digital life. I can store and edit my digital pictures sinc my PDA and enjoy wireless internet. Fits my life and anywhere my life may take me. best laptop ever!

Great for a wireless digital life on the go

delicit screen but all woth it

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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

 

Is very solid, very nice, and comfortable, lightweight and flexible, bright screen and fast. To be honest, I had different laptops and got tired of getting all pop-ups and viruses, even though I tried all kind of pop up blockers and else, and decided...

Powerfull, lightweight,bright screen, and good HD space

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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

 

i purchased this machine through macmall.com, great pricing, & very fast delivery.i should note that i upgraded the ram from the base 512mb by replacing the 256mb module with a 1GB module (for a total of 1.25GB). i'm not sure if this has affected the...

great design aesthetics. great os (realy great os). it works! nice sharp screen. overall size: not too big, not too small

kinda pricey for being at the end of life (intel based powerbooks should arrive in a month).touchpad! the one button thing is so frustrating

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Apple 12-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz (SuperDrive)

 

This is the first mac that I ever bought and so far I love it!! I am a computer science student and programming is something that I do a lot. With this powerbook, I can do everything that I wanted in its unix-based system (freebsd). It's simply...

1. Faster than PC2. Look better than PC3. Original4. It's UNIX-based and it's solid5. Easy to use6. Mac OSX Tiger is the best OS at this moment

1. Firewire 800 will be better2. Please make super drive standard3. 512MB built-in ram is too little4. I wish applecare is cheaper