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Commodore Computer Line (1977-1989)

Commodore Computer Line (1977-1989)

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Commodore VIC-20

The Commodore VIC-20, was the second personal computer made by Commodore. It had less memory and capabilities than the Commodore 64, but still sold a good amount of machines. In fact, the Commodore VIC-20 was the first computer to sell 1 million units! It was discontinued when the Commodore 128 was released, around January 1985.

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Commodore 64 

FIRST:  Best-selling single computer model of all time

The Commodore 64 was released in August 1982 for a price of $595. It was manufactured by Commodore Business Machines. It was first shown at the January 1982 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The C64 took its name from the 64 kilobytes of RAM memory. As well as a business computer, it could also be used as a video game console by attaching a video game joystick into the side. Guinness Book of World Records listed it as the best-selling single computer model of all time, with an estimated 12.5-17 million units sold by the time of the computers discontinuation. It was discontinued in April 1994, around the same time Commodore filed for bankruptcy.  

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Commodore 128 

The Commodore 128 was released in 1985. It was unveiled at the January 1985 CES in Las Vegas, and had twice the memory of the Commodore 64 (hence 128). It was discontinued in 1989 after 5.7 million units were sold. 

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