Apple Cuts Pricing on Mac Mini Options
The company quietly lowers the pricing on some of the PC's build-to-order options at its online Apple Store, including a new price of $325 for replacing the base 256 MB of RAM with 1 GB.Just two weeks after the Mac minis introduction, Apple Computer Inc. of Cupertino, Calif., has reduced the pricing on some of the build-to-order options on its Mac mini personal computer. These options are available when a customer orders a Mac mini directly from the online Apple Store. The price of replacing the Mac minis base 256 MB of RAM with 1 GB dropped from $470 to $325, and the price of adding a combination package of Bluetooth and Airport Extreme 802.11 wireless connectivity came down from $129 to $99. Read more here about the Mac mini and other Macworld announcements.
The Apple Store offers price protection for up to 10 days after a product has shipped. Given that few, if any, Mac mini units shipped immediately after the product announcement, this means that almost all customers who already ordered upgraded models may be able to request a credit from Apple.