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Introduced as a "superportable" personal computer, the HP Omnibook 300 weighed only 2.9 pounds.

HP Omnibook 300, 1993

At the time of its introduction in 1993, the HP Omnibook 300 was the smallest and lightest PC on the market to feature a full-size keyboard and full VGA (video graphics array) screen. It weighed only 2.9 pounds and was based on the Intel 386 processor. It included Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and a pop-up mouse.