The company said today that its new line of feature-rich, consumer-oriented notebooks, the Presario 1000, is now available in stores along with the Presario 3000 series of compact desktop computers, which has a 12.1-inch LCD screen integrated into the PC unit.
Available configurations for the notebooks were announced today. The entry-level 1010 will come with 120-MHz Pentium processor, 16MB of EDO RAM, 810MB hard drive, 4X CD-ROM drive, and 11.3-inch, dual-scan display. Retail price is set at $2,499.
The midrange 1020 will have a 1GB hard drive, 6X CD-ROM drive, and an internal 33.6-kbps modem for $2,999, while the top-of-the-line 1030 will have a 133-MHz Pentium, 1.44GB hard drive, and 11.3-inch, active-matrix screen for $3,799, including modem. The 1030 isn't expected to be available in stores until mid-November, however.
Compaq's Presario 3000 desktop computers come with a 166-MHz Pentium processor, 256KB of pipeline burst cache, 2GB hard drive, and 33.6-kbps DSVD modem for $3,499. A 12.1-inch, active-matrix, flat-panel display is included.