Search
Homepage Rankings and Research Companies Channelcast Marketing Matters CRNtv Events Acronis #CyberFit Summit 2021 Avaya Newsroom Experiences That Matter Cisco Partner Summit Digital 2020 Cloudera Newsroom 2022 Intel Partner Connect 2021

Apple Cuts Old iMac Price

Apple reduced the price of its once top-end iMac by $200, signs that it wants to move inventory of PowerPC-equipped systems to make way for the new Intel-based Macintosh computers.

Intel's

The 20-inch iMac G5's new price is $1,499, $200 less than before and only $200 more than the 17-inch PowerPC model.

In a conference call with analysts last month, Apple executives said that the Cupertino, Calif.-based company would continue selling its older iMacs as long as supplies lasted. At that time, Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, estimated Apple had 4-5 weeks' worth of systems in stock; he also refused to answer questions about possible price cuts to move the older machines, saying "Apple doesn't comment about future products or future pricing plans."

Apple unveiled its first Intel-based iMacs Jan. 10 at San Francisco's MacWorld Expo trade show, where chief executive Steve Jobs touted the new machines.

The 20-inch iMac G5 sports a 2.1GHz PowerPC G5 processor, 512MB of memory, a 250GB hard drive, an optical drive, and integrated wireless and Bluetooth.

The price of the 17-inch iMac G5 remained at $1,299, the same price as the similar-sized Intel iMac.

Back to Top

Video

     

    trending stories

    sponsored resources