Apple MacBook (November 2006)

Apple MacBook
Summary: 13.3″ Widescreen, Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X 10.4.8, Discontinued, replaced by Apple MacBook (May 2007)

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Product Name: Apple MacBook (November 2006)
Official Page: Discontinued
Manufacturer: Apple, Inc.
Announced: November 8, 2006
Available: November 8, 2006
Status: Discontinued, Replaced by Apple MacBook (May 2007)
Price: Starting at around $1099 USD
Markets: Worldwide

MA699LL/A : White, $1099, 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, CDRW/DVD-ROM, 60GB HDD, 512MB Memory
MA700LL/A : White, $1299, 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, SuperDrive, 80GB HDD, 1GB Memory
MA701LL/A : Black, $1499, 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, SuperDrive, 120GB HDD, 1GB Memory

– Up to 25% faster than previous models
– “MagSafe” power adapter chord that disconnects when chord is pulled.
– Black or white models
– Has built-in iSight camera
– Has built-in sensor for Apple Remote (See Front Row site for more details).
– Glossy screen
– Hard Drive protection – tilt sensor or “Apple Sudden Motion Sensor”
– Dual-Layer DVD Writer option added

Manufacturer’s Description:
Just one-inch thin, the new MacBooks are up to 25 percent faster than the previous generation and feature a built-in iSight® video camera for on-the-go video conferencing, Apple’s MagSafe™ Power Adapter that safely disconnects when under strain, and iLife® ‘06, Apple’s award-winning suite of digital lifestyle applications.

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T5600 (1.83GHz, 2MB L2 Cache), T7300 (2GHz, 4MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 667MHz
Memory: DDR2 667MHz SDRAM, Dual-Channel
Memory Capacity: 512MB – 2GB (2 slots)Possibly 3GB Memory)

Display: 13.3″ Glossy TFT LCD
Resolution: 1280×800
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Graphics Memory: 64MB (Shared)
Other: 1x Mini-DVI Out (can be converted to S-Video/VGA)

Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 60GB, 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, 4200rpm: 200GB
Optical: Internal Combination DVD-ROM/CDRW or optional SuperDrive DVD Writer – Dual-Layer
Other: Hard Drive protection – tilt sensor

Wireless: AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g)
Modem: Optional external USB – 56K V.92
Ethernet: 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo speakers, built-in omnidirectional microphone
Audio I/O: Optical Digital In/Out
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394 (400)
PC Card: No ExpressCard
Flash/Memory Card Reader: No
Keyboard/Mouse: Full-size keyboard, Scrolling Trackpad
Other: Apple Remote

Biometric/Fingerprint: No
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4.8(includes Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat AV, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Xcode Developer Tools)
Other Software: iLife (includes iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand),
Warranty: 1 Year – See Mfr’s Site for more details for expanded coverage – AppleCare
Apple MacBook Drivers: Part of Mac OS X, or through Software Update

Options: Lithium Ion
Battery Life: Up to 5-6 hours (Apple’s estimates, depending on usage)

Width: 12.8 inches / 325mm
Depth: 8.9 inches / 227mm
Height: 1.1 inches / 27.5mm
Weight: 5.2 pounds / 2.4kg

Apple MacBook Reviews and Articles: – Press Release – November 8, 2006