Help!! 14 inch iBook + Superdrive or 12 inch Powerbook Combo?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by TheZeppo, Jan 21, 2006.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I can either buy a refurnished 12 inch Powerbook Combo, or a 14 inch iBook.

    In your opinion, which one should I get? :D
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    Jan 5, 2006
    #2
    Powerbook. Unless the specs on the iBook are higher, but most likely not. The iBook 14 inch has the same resolution as the 12 inch. The Powerbook would be a better buy if you want more portability as it's smaller.
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

    MUCKYFINGERS

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    Most people will tell you to buy the 12" Powerbook, but it comes down to what you want. I bought a 14" iBook even though I could have bought a 12" Powerbook because the screen is bigger and more comfortable for me to look at (even though the resolution is the same). Portability is not a problem even though it's 14". If you plan on using an external display, you might want a Powerbook. But if you are interested in just using the laptop itself for everyday purposes, I'll say the iBook does a fantastic job at that.
     

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