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FM TOWNS (1989)

While the market for personal computers was growing and the range of their use was expanding dramatically, the FM TOWNS hypermedia personal computer was released in 1989, supporting multimedia data such as music, illustrations, and photographs in addition to applications for text and data processing. Employing Fujitsu-original Towns OS, this was the first computer in the world to be equipped with a CD-ROM drive on its main unit as a standard configuration, and gained great attention as a 32-bit personal computer able to handle music, images, and programs all at once.
Price of main unit: from 338,000 yen; main memory: 1 MB to 6 MB

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