The FMV series was released in 1993 at a low price, employing global-standard AT compatible architecture instead of the previous independent architecture. Although the first machines in this series were primarily aimed at business use, the all-in-one FMV-DESKPOWER series of personal computers was released in 1994 specialized for personal use, coming with a large variety of software pre-installed. The series deployed a wide range of models with targets ranging from business use to personal use, using advertising and promotion activities which featured famous personalities as their spokespeople to give high consideration for inexperienced computer users.
Standard price of desktop model: from 178,000 yen
Standard price of laptop model: from 228,000 yen