Following the lead of Compaq Computer, which cut notebook prices by 27 percent earlier this month to as low as $1,599, NEC now offers its Versa 2400 and 2405 for $1,499. These systems use a 100-MHz Pentium processor.
The higher 2430 and 2435 models feature a 133-MHz processor. These fall in price to $1,999, from $2,499.
|NEC price cuts||OLD||NEW|
|Versa 2400 and 2405||$1,699||$1,499|
|Versa 2400CD and 2405CD||$2,199||$1,799|
|Versa 2430CD and 2435CD||$2,499||$1,999|
NEC's Value line is marketed toward small-office, home-office, student, first-time, and corporate sales fleet buyers.
The 2400 notebooks feature two removable bays, enabling four different configurations: 6X CD-ROM drive and battery, floppy disc and battery, CD and floppy, or two batteries.