The Apple IIc (the C stands for compact) is the fourth iteration of the Apple II Series, and is wildly different model from the ones that came before.
It is a luggable machine, that could be carried around, just needing to be attached to a monitor and PSU at its destination.
The styling is far more like a Mac portable, with the grilled back and white casing, and was designed to be useable straight out of the box.
The Apple IIc was released in April 1984, at the Apple Forever event, and was promoted as Apple's intention to carry on with the Apple II series, and not drop it in favour of the Macintosh range of computers.
This was not intended as a successor for the other Apple II machines, more a more portable, simpler computer, which lacked the expansion slots of the main model, but used Apple's Snow White design language.
The machine for the time had a large memory at 128K, which could be expanded to 1MB, and twice the ROM of previous machines at 32K, and a 140K single sided 5.25-inch disk drive.
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