A: Kamihonnōjimaechō, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, B: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Tandy Corporation Introduces the TRS-80 Model 100 ("Trash" 80), the First Notebook Computer?
TRS-80 Model 100 notebook computer.
- In 1983 the TRS-80, Model 100, made by Kyocera, Kyoto, Japan, and marketed in the U.S. in Radio Shack stores owned by Tandy Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, introduced the concept of a "notebook" computer. More than 6,000,000 TRS-80s were sold; the introductory price was $1099.00. Sometimes the machines, which were relatively inexpensive for the time, were known affectionately as the "Trash 80."