This timeline of Apple II Family models lists all major types of Apple II computers produced by Apple Computer in order of introduction date. The Apple I and Apple III are included, even though they are not classed as part of the Apple II series, because of their unique role in Apple's product lineup of the era.


An Apple II with two disk drives and a monitor
Apple IIe
Apple IIc
Apple IIGS
Timeline of Apple II family
PowerPC 600#PowerPC 603Macintosh LCMacintosh IIMacintosh PlusMacintosh 128KApple LisaApple IIe CardApple IIc PlusApple IIe#Platinum IIeApple III PlusApple IIGS#Third firmware release (ROM version 3); 1 MB of RAMApple IIc#Memory Expansion IIc (ROM version '3')Apple IIe#The Enhanced IIeApple III#RevisionsApple II PlusApple IIGSApple IIcApple IIeApple IIIApple IIApple I

Detailed timeline

Launched Model Family US Introductory Price Processor Built-in RAM Best graphics Discontinued
April 11, 1976 Apple I Apple I $666.66 6502 4-8 KiB 40x24 characters monochrome September 30, 1977
April 16, 1977 Apple II Apple II $1298 4-48 KiB 280x192 6 colors June 1, 1979
June 1, 1979 Apple II Plus Apple II $1195 16-48 KiB 280x192 6 colors December 1, 1982
Apple II EuroPlus
Apple II J-Plus
Bell & Howell
May 19, 1980 Apple III Apple III $4380 6502A 128 KiB 560x192 monochrome 280x192 16 colors December 1, 1981
December 1, 1981 Apple III Revised Apple III $3495 256 KiB December 1, 1983
January 1, 1983 Apple IIe Apple II $1395 6502 64 KiB 560x192 16 colors March 1, 1985
December 1, 1983 Apple III Plus Apple III $2995 6502A 256 KiB 560x192 monochrome 280x192 16 colors April 1, 1984
April 24, 1984 Apple IIc Apple II $1295 65C02 128 KiB 560x192 16 colors September 1, 1986
March 1, 1985 Apple IIe Enhanced Apple II 65C02 64 KiB 560x192 16 colors January 1, 1987
September 1, 1986 Apple IIGS Apple II $999 65C816 256 KiB 640x200 800 colors October 1, 1989
Apple IIc Memory Expansion Apple II 128 KiB 560x192 16 colors September 1, 1988
July 1, 1987 Apple IIe Platinum Apple II 65C02 128 KiB 560x192 16 colors November 1, 1993
September 1, 1988 Apple IIc Plus Apple II $675 128 KiB 560x192 16 colors September 1, 1990
October 1, 1989 Apple IIGS (1 MB, ROM 3)[1] Apple II $999 65C816 1.125 MiB 640x200 800 colors December 1, 1992
March 1, 1991 Apple IIe Card Apple II $250 65C02 256 KiB (128 KiB usable) May 1, 1995

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