User:Technomonkey76/PowerBook G3 Series
The Powerbook G3 Series was a line of Apple Professional computers. The first one came out in 1998 on May 6. It was codenamed "Wallstreet." All of these computers utilized the same processor, the PowerPC G3. These were faster than the Motorola/Freescale 68k processors previously used in Macs. (To see more about the PowerPC 740/750 (G3) processor, please see PowerPC_G3. For Motorola/Freescale 68k info, see 68k.)
The last Old World Mac: the PowerBook G3 "Wallstreet"
|Release date||May 6, 1998|
|Discontinued||September 1, 1998|
|Media||Floppy Disk, CD-ROM|
|Operating system||Mac OS 8.6 - Mac OS X 10.2.8 (Jaguar) Out-of-the-Box; Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)/10.4 (Tiger) with XPostFacto|
|Memory||PC-100 32 MB Standard, Upgradable to 192 MB through 2 RAM Slots; some users report success with up to 256 MB.|
|Storage||2 GB Standard (EIDE/ATA-2)|
|Display||12.1 - 14.1" STN|
|Input||Full-Size Keyboard, Touchpad|
|Power||1-2 Batteries, AC|
|Predecessor||PowerBook G3 Kanga|
|Successor||PowerBook G3 Lombard|
The first laptop in the Powerbook G3 Series line of Apple laptops was the "Wallstreet." Before the Wallstreet was the "Kanga." The Kanga was not part of the series, but rather the first G3 laptop Apple made. In fact, it was the first G3 COMPUTER Apple made. This was the "Original PowerBook G3."