If you grew up remembering some of the most iconic tech products in history, you might remember that many of them looked very expensive at the time. But these prices seem very small compared to today's cost, which was previously determined for inflation.
HP has studied some of the most popular technologies from the turn of the last century through the 2016 Oculus Rift and paid for each one today after inflation.
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Are you one of those people who named the Atari 2600 their first console? That was $199 in 1977, or $868 today — which is how much I paid for my PlayStation 5 on eBay. In the same year, the RCA VBT200 VCR was launched at a price of $ 1,300, which even at that time seemed quite high. Right now, that would be $5,672.
If you go home, the Apple II was $1,298 in 1977 ($5,664 today), while the Osborne 1 was $1,795 ($5,247 today) in 1981. Five will give you Grands is a powerful PC in 2021, but that's nothing compared to the HP-85 from 1980. It's $3250 today at $10,409. Elsewhere, the most popular home computer of all time, the Commodore 64, priced at $595 in 1981 at $1,624, and the IBM Model 5150 (pictured head tower) from $1,565 to $4,575.
Do you think cell phones are expensive these days? The Motorola Dynatac 8000X was priced at $4,000 in 1984, up from $10,217 in 2021, or about five Galaxy Fold3s. However, the Nintendo Entertainment System goes from $179 in 1987 to $417, which is slightly less than the most recent consoles' MSRP.
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back in the '90s. The original PlayStation's $299 price tag in 1995 looks good compared to $519 in 2021, and the current $1,599, $2,548 Apple iBook G3 makes it into most laptops that puts out superior gaming.
Interestingly, the first iPhone of 2007 is now about $134 more expensive, and the newest item on the list, the original $599 Oculus Rift (2016), price up to 658. give. Check out the chart below for all the items. Famous technology products in today's history ">
Find out the cost of the most famous technological products in history today