IBM 5100

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

IBM 5100The IBM 5100 is recognized as the first portable computer and was first released in September 1975. The computer weighed 55 pounds and had a five inch CRT display, tape drive, 1.9 MHz PALM processor, and 64 KB of RAM. The picture is an ad of the IBM 5100 taken from a November 1975 issue of Scientific America.

IBM compatible, Portable computer