The PowerBook 1400s, first introduced in October of 1996, are Apple's notebooks for basic office productivity applications.
The PowerBook 1400cs/117 with 117-MHz 603e processor, 12MB RAM, and 750MB hard drive did cost $2,500 but will now be priced at $1,700. A model with a 6X CD-ROM is priced at $2,000, down from $2,900.
The PowerBook 1400c/133 with 133-MHz 603e processor, 16MB of RAM, 1GB hard drive, and 6X CD-ROM drive now costs $3,200 instead of $4,000.
The company is also cutting prices on its Performa 6400 and 6360 line of desktop PCs by up to $200. Apple intends to drop the use of the Performa name but until supplies are gone, the existing Performas will continue to be sold as entry-level computers.
Price cuts on the Performas are as follows:
Apple said all the price cuts take effect on April 19, 1997.