IBM Portable Personal Computer (1984)

The IBM Portable PC used the 8088, 16-bit processor and PC-DOS. When New, it cost about $3,000.
Shown below is the model 5155, with one 1.2MB 5.25" floppy drive and one 360K drive. It came with 640K of RAM, and a 9 inch amber monitor.


See also:

IBM Company, Brief Chronology

 

History of Computing

An Encyclopedia of the People and Machines that Made Computer History


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