In 1989 ATARI introduces the Portfolio making it the world's first palm top computer. The price was US $400.00.
It's 8 inches wide, 10 inches long, 1 inch tall and weighs 17.5 ounces. Its LCD screen is 4.5 inches by 1.2 inches and contains 8 screen lines and 40 screen columns, which are displayed with 240 by 64 pixels.
It includes 5 built-in programs:
Spreadsheet (Lotus 1-2-3 compatable)
Remember Terminator II?
This was the computer used to rob the ATM machine.
The back of the Portfolio
- CPU; Intel 80C88 - 4.92Mhz processor
- ROM; 256K
- RAM; 128K
- Sn; F2031910520
Operating System; The English firm DIP developed the Portfolio and the DIP operating system, which is compatible with MS-DOS version 2.1.