The A1000 cost about $1300 (in USA) in 1985, though. Still quite a bit lower than $2000-2500 for the Mac. The A500 was about 1/4 of that when it came.
(Side note, in Sweden the A1000 was about $2500 when it was introduced, the same as the Mac. They lowered it drastically after about a year.)
Last edited by Photon; 19 March 2010 at 00:35.