Apple IIGS The Apple IIGS was introduced in September 1987, and cost $1000. It would be the 2nd-to-last of the Apple II series introduced, the last one being the IIc+ a year later in September of 1988. It had enhanced graphics and sound capabilities, as well as remained an open architecture machine with a number of expansion slots under it's cover. It had no internal floppy drive, depending on an 800k external floppy drive, as well as having a seperate keyboard. The IIGS would have it's own GUI based operating system, as well as being able to run ProDOS, and would be discontinued in December 1992 as the last of the Apple II line. The line would be officially discontinued as of November 1993, after a total of approximately 5 million machines of all models are sold.

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