Japan Semiconductor Innovation 50     (A-14 1990s)

Lap Top PC, T1100 (Toshiba)

The world's first lap top PC, T1100, was developed and launched on April 20, 1985 first in Europe. The lap top PC featured 9 pounds (about 4 kg), 9.1 x 4.7 inch2 (23 x 11cm2) monochromatic display, 4.77MHz processor and 3.5inch floppy disc drive. The selling price was over $5000 US. By virtue of the innovative product concept of this lap top PC,T1100, and intensive sales efforts, over 10,000 units were sold in one year. In 1986, upper graded machine, T3100, (Japanese version, J3100) was developed and launched in the US and Japanese markets. This lap top PC was the beginning of mobile PCs and evolved into note PCs which are now widely used in our modern life.

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Toshiba HP (Quest for the oldest toshiba laptop)