IBM Portable Personal Computer - PS/2 Model 8573 (1988)

The IBM Portable Personal System/2 Model 8573 was introduced in 1988. It weighed about 19 pounds, and included a tiltable amber flat screen, 1.44 Mb disk drive, and ran on the 80386 microprocessor. It also included external ports for printer, keyboard, monitor and other devices. It included a power cord for AC power.


Inside view.

See also:

IBM Company Information

IBM's first microcomputer model 5100 (1975)

IBM Personal Computer (History and Photo) (1982)

IBM Portable PC (1984)

IBM PC Junior


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