12" Powerbook G4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by SodaPopMonster, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. SodaPopMonster macrumors regular

    Jan 13, 2005
    Houston, TX
    I have the latest generation of these beauties, and I still think it's the best mac laptop out there. Powerful and small.

    Any other proud owners of the likely last powerful PPC lappy?
  2. bwanac macrumors regular

    Mar 27, 2006
    I got one here... and its great...

    but its getting close to me selling it as I need the cash! :eek:
  3. krestfallen macrumors member


    Oct 27, 2005
    I bought the latest revision of the 15" PB. I also thought to buy a 12" PB but i thought i would need the higher res for photoshop work.
    I still think the 12" PB is the most portable and sexiest notebook i've ever seen. I still look in ebay sometimes to check the prices for one of the latest 12" versions ;)

    I think this thing will be fine for 2 years or so. I don't understand the hype to buy an intel machine now. The G4's are solid machines and powerful enough.
  4. Dracula macrumors member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Highly jealous, I love the look, the size, the weight.

    It's a damn shame that they didn't make it an Intel based sucessor
  5. rdp5008 macrumors regular


    Jun 23, 2006
    I opted to purchase a used 12" PB over a new macbook, and I am happy I did. The computer rocks. I haven't compared it to a macbook's performance, but it does everything I need it to do! And she loves to travel. :)
  6. JBot macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2006
    I have the last release pb 15'.
    I think it is a fantastic machine, minus the strength of the case. I dented the bottom while having a textbook ontop of it in my bag, and i scratched the top of the case with my ruler, and so its also got a huge metal scar.
    Still runs great however, and recently threw in a gig of ram, =1.5 now.

    I think itll last one more year at school though, than itll be time to ditch my pentium desktop and fork for a mbp.
  7. Mammoth macrumors 6502a


    Nov 29, 2005
    I am dying for an Intel version... it would be perfect. Just slim it down to 1 inch.
  8. tekmoe macrumors 68000

    Feb 12, 2005
    bought the last 12" and love it. i actually bought it for my gf but i get to use it sometimes when i do DJ gigs. so much more easy to make space for it at the club when I DJ.
  9. ricgnzlzcr macrumors 6502a


    Jun 7, 2005
    I have the second to last revision of the 12 inch powerbook and its done everything I could possibly ever ask for.
  10. erickkoch macrumors 6502a

    Jan 13, 2003
    Mine's just over a year old, looks and runs just as good today as the day I bought it. I've taken very good care of it. It should last another year or two, then I'll get the Intel Mac.
  11. Agent Smith macrumors 6502

    Agent Smith

    Mar 21, 2004
    Toronto, ON
    I've owned three of the four PowerBook 12" models (the only one I didn't have was the 1 ghz version). They are the most amazing laptops that I've owned (I've also owned the 15" Ti and Al PB, a 17" PB, and a 12" iBook). I always came back to the 12"; it's a fantastic machine.
  12. Tymmz macrumors 65816


    Jan 6, 2005
    Yeah! I love mine and everyone I know loves it too.

    It's the sweetest machine around.

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