Poqet PC subnotebook

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Date Introduced
1988
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 5 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in
Manufacturer
Poqet Computer Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Mitchell Kapor
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X1130.93

“Subnotebooks” or “Palmtops” such as the 1988 Poqet PC were an awkward, in-between size: bigger than a handheld and smaller than a laptop. They didn't take off until the netbooks of the 2000s.