Compaq shears notebook prices, adds 150MHz model

Yet another giant, Compaq, has significantly cut prices on its notebook family. Compaq reduced its Armada line by up to 30 per cent and also introduced a new 150MHz model.
Written by Arif Mohamed, Contributor

Compaq sheared prices on its Armada 4100, Armada 1100 and LTE 5000 lines. The Armada 4110 100MHz Pentium-based notebook with 8Mb RAM and 810Mb hard drive fell from £2,340 + VAT to £1,650, a drop of about 30 per cent. A 100MHz Pentium-based Armada 1120 with a similar specification fell from £1,350 + VAT to £1,200 + VAT. In the LTE 5000 range, the 120MHz Pentium-based LTE 5280 with 16Mb RAM and 1.35Gb hard drive fell from £3,750 + VAT to £3,000 + VAT.

Separately, Compaq launched the LTE 5400, a 150MHz Pentium-based notebook with 16Mb RAM, 512Kb cache, 2.1Gb SMART (self-monitoring) hard drive, 12.1-inch TFT screen and intelligent management technology. The device costs £3,700 + VAT and is available now.

Compaq can be contacted by telephone on 0990-124456.

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