Newton MessagePad

The Apple Newton MessagePad is a personal digital assistant device that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1993 to 1994 as part of the Newton series. The device has been introduced on August 3, 1993, and its price started at $700.

The all-new MessagePad features a 20 MHz ARM 610 RISC processor, 640 KB of RAM, 4 MB of ROM, 336 x 240 Screen, and is powered by 4x AAA batteries or an external power supply.

This MessagePad has been discontinued on March 4, 1994.

Today Newton MessagePad is 29 years old!

Newton MessagePad
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Newton MessagePad Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedAugust 3, 1993
DiscontinuedMarch 4, 1994
Model Identifier1
Model NumberH1000
Order NumberUnknown
Original Price$700
ColorsGrey
Weight0.9 Ibs.
408.23 Grams
Dimensions7.25” H x 4.5” W x 0.75” D
18.41 cm H x 11.43 cm W x 1.9 cm

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorARM 610 RISC
Processor Speed20 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1

Memory

ROM4 MB
RAM640 KB

Display

Input MethodFlat Pen
Resolution336 x 240

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – PCMCIA-Slot II

Connections

Serial1 – LocalTalk compatible
Infrared1 – Low-power, half-duplex

Software

Original OSNewton OS 1.0
Maximum OSNewton OS 1.1

Power

Battery4 AAA or NiCd re-chargeable battery or external power supply
Battery LifeUnknown

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