• 1988

Hardware Description

The Sharp PC-4501 laptop has one 720K 3-1/2-inch floppy-disk drive, an 80188-compatible 7.16-MHz CPU, 32K of ROM and 256K of RAM, and an 80-character-by-25-line supertwist liquid-crystal display with 640-by-200-pixel resolution. It also comes with a 78-key keyboard with numeric keypad, one parallel and one external port, two I/O slots, and MS-DOS 2.11. It weighs 10 pounds, comes with a seven-hour lead battery and AC adapter, and costs $1,295.