The UK price for the iBook has been set at £1,060 (£1,249 including VAT) and telephone pre-orders are being taken at the Apple Store.

The iBook will begin shipping in the third week of September. However, the Airport wireless networking card and Airport Base Station will ship later in the second week of October. No UK price has been set for the Airport Card and Base Station.

The UK iBook will ship with Mac OS 8.6, Microsoft Outlook Express, Netscape Communicator, Palm Desktop, FAXstf, World Book Encyclopedia, Bugdom, Nanosaur, Adobe Acrobat Reader and AppleWorks.