The Sharp X1 wiki last edited by BeachThunder on 06/18/13 05:08PM View full history

The Sharp X1 was first released in Japan on January 11, 1982. Alongside the FM-7 and the NEC PC-8801, it was considered one of the "big 3" of Japanese personal computers in the 1980s.


  • CPU: Sharp Z80A
  • Speed of CPU: 4MHz
  • RAM: 64KB
  • VRAM: 4KB (Maximum would be 48KB)
  • ROM: 6KB
  • Resolution: 320x200 / 640x200
  • Colors: 8
  • Sound: 3 channels using PSG

I/O Ports

  • 4 x I/O ports
  • 2 x game ports for Atari
  • Audio Out
  • Keyboard
  • Printer
  • Media Type: Tape
  • OS: CP/M

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