Toshiba Laptops

Toshiba 1200 (above) (late 1980's)

Toshiba 5100 Laptop


Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of the $35 billion Toshiba Corporation since 1965. Toshiba Corporation is a leader in high technology products with 128 major subsidiaries worldwide. Toshiba produced a variety of microcomputers, including some of the early, pre-1983 models.

Toshiba T100

The T100 microcomputer utilized the Z80 microprocessor, flat liquid crystal display (LCD), had 64K of RAM, 32K of ROM, and 16K of video RAM. The system ran CP/M and came with WordStar and dBase II (1982).

Toshiba T-1100

The Toshiba T-1100 was a DOS based laptop introduced in January 1986. It came with one 720K floppy drive.

Toshiba T-1100 Plus

The T-1100 Plus was an upgrade to the T-1100 laptop. It came with two floppy disk drives. This laptop was very popular and set the stage for future laptops and notebooks that proliferated by the end of the 1980's. It was available in mid-1986.

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