The Apple III (styled as Apple ///) is a business-oriented personal computer produced by Apple Computer and released in 1980. Running the Apple SOS operating system, it was intended as the successor to the Apple II series, but was largely considered a failure in the market. It was designed to provide key features business users wanted in a personal computer: a true typewriter-style upper/lowercase keyboard (the Apple II only supported uppercase) and an 80-column display.

Developer: Apple Computer

Year: 1980

Price: $7,800 (equivalent to $27,700 in 2022)

Units sold: 75,000

Operating system: Apple SOS

CPU: Synertek 6502B @ 1.8 MHz

Memory: 128 KB of RAM

Display: 80×24 character text

Sound: 6-bit DAC

Apple museum (Moscow, Russia)

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