Apple unveiled several new products at Macworld Expo in New York, including new multiprocessor Power Mac G4s, revised iMacs, and the new 8″ square Power Mac G4 Cube.
The dual-processor G4s feature twin 450- and 500MHz chips, and will sell for $2,499 and $3,499, respectively. The new iMacs range from the “Indigo” featuring a 350MHz G3 processor, 64MB of RAM and a slot-loading CD-ROM drive for $799, to the revised “Snow” iMac DV Special Edition featuring a 500MHz G3, 128MB of RAM, a 30GB hard drive and slot-loading DVD-ROM for $1,499.
The G4 Cube, scheduled to ship early next month, comes with a 450MHz G4 and 64MB of RAM for $1,799 and a 500MHz G4 and 128MB of RAM for $2,299.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs also announced that a public beta of Mac OS X would be released in September, with a full release scheduled for early 2001.
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