Apple IIe

The Apple IIe is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1983 to 1985 as part of the Apple II series. The computer has been introduced on January 16, 1983, and its price started at $1395.

The new Apple IIe features a 1 MHz MOS Technology 6502A processor, 64 KB of RAM, 16 KB of ROM, a built-in 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard, and an optional Cassette Interface, Disk II, or DuoDisk floppy drive.

This computer has been discontinued on March 1, 1985, and has been replaced by Apple IIe Enhanced.

Today Apple IIe is 39 years old!

Apple IIe
Source: – Apple IIe

Apple IIe Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 16, 1983
DiscontinuedMarch 1, 1985
Model NumberUnknown
Original Price$1,395
Weight11.5 Ibs.
5.216 KG
Dimensions4.25” H x 15.25” W x 18” D
10.79 cm H x 38.73 cm W x 45.72 cm D

Tech Specs

ProcessorMOS Technology 6502A
Processor Speed1 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus1 MHz
Built-in Memory64 KB
Maximum Memory1 MB (Actual)
128 KB (Apple)
Memory SlotsMemory Expansion Card can be installed in Auxiliary slot


SoftwareApple DOS 3.3
FirmwareApplesoft BASIC


Cassette1 – in
1 – out at 1500 bps
Game1 – internal 16-pin GAME I/O
1 – external DE-9
Audio Out1 – Built-in speaker
Display Connection1 – RCA composite video output
External Resolution40 x 48 (15 colors)
280 x 192 (6 colors)
80 x 48 (15 colors)
560 x 192 (15 colors)
Text Display40 columns text in 24 rows or 80 columns text in 24 rows
Expansion Slots7 – 50-pin Apple II peripheral
1 – 60-pin Auxiliary
MediaOptical Cassette Interface, Disk II or DuoDisk floppy drive


KeyboardBuilt-in 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard


Maximum Continuous Power80 W
Line Voltage95 or 127V AC

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