The 1980s brought many computers. They formed the foundation for today's computers.

A short introduction to the history of the homecomputer 1980 / 1989

1980

Commodore VIC-20

The Commodore VIC-20 was announced in 1980 and is the predecessor of the Commodore 64.

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IBM Personal Computer (5150)

De IBM Personal Computer (PC) is geïntroduceerd op 12 augustus 1981 en is de facto­ standaard voor personal computers.

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1981

1982

Commodore 64

The Commodore 64 is an 8 bit home computer from Commodore and was introduced in January 1982

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Apple Lisa 2

The Apple Lisa was introduced by Apple Computer on January 19, 1983 and featured a graphical user interface.

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1983

1984

IBM Portable Personal Computer (5155)

The IBM Portable 5155 was introduced by IBM in February 1984 and is similar to the IBM PC XT 5160.

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Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was introduced to the US market by Nintendo on October 18, 1985.

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1985

1986

Atari 1040STF

The Atari 1040STF is the successor to the Atari 520ST. This machine is the first machine under 00 which has 1MB on board as standard. In addition, the power supply is incorporated in the case and there is a floppy drive (DSDD) with 720K storage capacity as standard.

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Amiga 500

The Amiga 500 was introduced by Commodore in 1987 and is the cheap (er) successor of the Amiga 1000.

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1987

1988

Sinclair PC200

The Sinclair PC200 was introduced by Amstrad in 1988 and is the successor to the Sinclair QL.

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