Apple now selling eMac to consumers
Apple today announced that its eMac all-in-one computer is now available to the general public to purchase. When the eMac was first introduced on April 29, 2002 it was available only to education customers.
"Consumers have pounded on the table demanding to buy the eMac, and we agree," said Apple CEO Steve Jobs. "The eMac's production ramp is ahead of schedule, so we'll have enough eMacs this quarter to satisfy both our education and non-education customers."
Apple is offering a new CD-RW and modem configuration eMac through all of its retail channels. The eMac features a 17-inch flat CRT and a 700MHz PowerPC G4 processor. Priced at $1,099, the eMac is the most affordable PowerPC G4 system ever, Apple said in announcing the product.
The eMac for consumers includes: