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Apple Powerbook M9970 G4 1670 120GB 1670 MHz

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Apple Powerbook M9970 G4 1670 120GB 1670 MHz. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the battery and design. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the size and energy efficiency.

performance, usability, portability, design, battery

energy, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple Powerbook M9970 G4 1670 120GB 1670 MHz is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Apple Powerbook M9970 G4 1670 120GB 1670 MHz from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the design and battery. The price and performance also get good reviews, whereas many are negative about the energy efficiency and usability.

performance, price, battery, design

usability, energy

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Apple A1045, A1078, A1148 Replacement Laptop Battery for PowerBook G4 15 Inch Series, 4400 mAh (6 Cell) Li-ion, Silver Battery

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (

Apple PowerBook G4 (15-inch) (Iss. 21 2004)


If it's an Apple portable you want, the PowerBook G4 lets you walk around in style. If it's too much for your tastes, you can opt for the smaller, lighter, and more affordable Apple iBook (12-inch). If it's a toss up between a PC and a Mac, the HP...

Computing luxury at its best. Good performance. Backlit keyboard

Screen isn't as bright as other multimedia notebooks. Expensive

Nov, 2004

Expert review by: Richard Fisco (

Apple PowerBook G4 (12-inch)


In a slick, shiny aluminum case, the 12-inch Apple PowerBook G4 is the smallest of the PowerBook trio. Though only 4.6 pounds, it can hold its own with other Apples or competing notebooks.

Jul, 2004

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Apple PowerBook G4 (15-inch)


Although Apple is having fun promoting the little and big PowerBooks with the help of Mini-Me and NBA giant Yao Ming, Apple's in-between system, the 15-inch Apple PowerBook G4, might be the one that's just right for the masses. And though it doesn't...

May, 2003

Expert review by: Jeremy Torr (

Apple PowerBook G4 12-inch


The new 12in PowerBook G4 is a truly beautiful piece of equipment. It sports a superb screen, the best portable keyboard ever and a super-slick, slot-loading DVD/CD-RW combo drive. Add FireWire, Bluetooth, Ethernet, a couple of USB ports and the usual...

May, 2003

Consumer review by: chmjr1965 (

This works on so many levels!


Having been a one-OS man for over 20 years, I had to struggle with the decision to purchase a Mac; almost seemed disloyal. But now that I have a PowerBook 12", you couldn't seperate me from it. It serves all of my needs over and above my initial...

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: Anonymous Anonymous (



i bought a powerbook 12" and i love it its fast thin and it does everything i want and morethis is an excellent product it never breaks down and is very reliable as wel as durable it has an aluminume housing and since is so light it can go anywhere

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: denSMSgt (

I can't believe I bought a mac...and I LOVE it!


The last Apple Computer I owned was an Apple IIe. Last fall (2003) I purchaced a 40gig iPod, what a GREAT gadget. I liked it so much I wanted to try a Mac. I had been planning on replacing my AMD powered Compaq, which has run fine for the past couple...

Jun, 2004

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WSXGA+

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Mac OS X Tiger


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Mobility Radeon 9700


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor Brand:Motorola
Processor Number:Not Applicable