TANDY TRS-80 Model 4P

YEAR: 1983 INITIAL PRICE: $1799 or $4,615.77 in 2018 SN: 005359 The TRS‑80 Model 4P (catalog number 26-1080) was a transportable version of the TRS‑80 Model 4, released on November 15, 1983 for a starting price of $1799. This was $200 less than the price of a desktop Model 4 and $200 more than its nearest…

Sanyo MBC-775

YEAR: 1984 INITIAL PRICE: $ 2599, $6,668 in 2019 The Sanyo MBC-775 was the first portable PC compatible to include a built-in 9 inch color monitor. Instead of the standard 4.77 MHz 8088 microprocessor found in most IBM PC compatibles at that time, Sanyo uses 8088-2, a turbocharged version operating at a fast 8 MHz!…

Compaq Portable SLT/286

Year: 1989 Initial Price: $5.399 and would cost $10.056 in 2016   THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER The machine offers a bright high-resolution display that supports the VGA video standard, the first laptop with that feature. It has a 12-megahertz 80C286 processor, a new low-power chip that is among the faster 80286 microprocessors, and it is certainly capable of handling…

Dolch PAC 486

YEAR:1989 INITIAL PRICE: $12.999 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK “Dolch Computer Systems Inc, San Jose, California expects to be the first to market with an 80486-based luggable computer: the new Dolch PAC 486-25 weighs just under 20 lbs, comes with three AT slots, and sells for $13,000 with 100Mb hard disk and 640 by 400 CGA-compatible…

IBM PS/2 Modell P70 386

YEAR: 1988 Initial Price: 7695 USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The Personal System/2 IBM PS/2 model P70 386 is a portable computer of briefcase size providing the same functions as the PS/2 desktop models. These models are also known as luggables.  It’s meant to be a portable computer, but it’s definitely not a laptop or a…