Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Price points?

  1. #1
    Price points?
    I've heard several people make the suggestion that now is not a good time to buy a Powerbook because Apple will be releasing an update soon. However, for those of us on a budget, will the updated Powerbooks come out at exactly the same price points as the current crop, or will they be a bit more expensive for a while and then slowly decline as the system ages?

    From what I gather, the next Powerbook update won't be anything huge, so might it not be a good idea to get one now before having to pay extra for the new model?

  2. #2

    Aptmunich's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 09, 2004
    Aluminium Macbook 2.4 Ghz 4GB RAM, SSD 24" Samsung Display, iPhone 4, iPad 2
    They tend to be lower or similar in price...
    Besides, if new ones are released, the current ones would drop in price, meaning you have a choice:

    -pay x now, get current model
    -pay x later, get latest model
    -pay x-something later, get now-current, then old model

    So it pays to wait if you can. If you need the machine right now, get it. If you can hold on: hold on to that cash...

    Especially since you can currently get an iBook at similar speed for much less...

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. recovery points
    By rlgreen in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-11-2014, 07:35 PM
  2. Bullet points
    By Marilynmarkovic in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-23-2013, 02:21 PM
  3. greater points for iBook
    By iWonder in forum Schweb's Lounge
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 07-06-2005, 01:58 AM
  4. reputation points
    By macman88 in forum Community Suggestions and Feedback
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-14-2005, 07:19 PM
  5. comp slowing at points??
    By skimac05 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-29-2004, 12:58 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts