Comparison of Texas Instruments graphing calculators

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A graphing calculator is a class of hand-held calculator that is capable of plotting graphs and solving complex functions. There are several companies that manufacture models of graphing calculators. Texas Instruments is a major manufacturer.

The following table compares general and technical information for a selection of common and uncommon Texas Instruments graphing calculators. See the individual calculators' articles for further information.

Calculator CPU RAM Display Size Programming Languages Link Ports Year Released Predecessors Successors Initial MSRP (nominal US$)[1]
Ti 73 Graphing Calculator.jpg

TI-73, TI-73 Explorer

Zilog Z80 @ 6MHz 25KB of RAM, 512KB of Flash ROM 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (via Mallard), Flash Apps I/O Port 1998/2003 TI-80 None $95 (TI-73)
TI-80.png

TI-80

980 kHz Proprietary 7 KB of RAM 64×48 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC None 1995 None TI-73, TI-73 Explorer
TI-81.png

TI-81

Zilog Z80 @ 2 MHz 2.4 KB of RAM 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Machine code (using an exploit and only on ROM 1.8K) None 1990 None TI-82 $110
TI-82.png

TI-82

Zilog Z80 @ 6 MHz 28 KB of RAM 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (using exploits) I/O Port 1993 TI-81 TI-83
TI-83.png
TI-83
Zilog Z80 @ 6 MHz 32 KB of RAM 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in) I/O Port 1996 TI-82 TI-83 Plus $125
Ti83plus.jpg
TI-83 Plus
Zilog Z80 @ 6 MHz 32 KB of RAM (24 KB user accessible), 512 KB of Flash ROM (160 KB user accessible) 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port 1999 TI-83 TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, TI-84 Plus $104.99
Ti83-plus-silver.png

TI-83 Plus Silver Edition

Zilog Z80 @ 6 MHz/15 MHz (Dual Speed) 128 KB of RAM (24 KB user accessible), 2 MB of Flash ROM (1.5 MB user accessible) 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port 2001 TI-83 Plus TI-84 Plus Silver Edition $129.95
TI-84 Plus

TI-84 Plus

Zilog Z80 @ 15 MHz 128/48 KB of RAM (24 KB user accessible), 1 MB of Flash ROM (480 KB user accessible) 96x64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port, Mini-USB Port 2004 TI-83 Plus TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, TI-Nspire
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition.JPG

TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

Zilog Z80 @ 15 MHz 128/48 KB of RAM (24 KB user accessible), 2 MB of Flash ROM (1.5 MB user accessible) 96×64 pixels
16×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port, Mini-USB Port 2004 TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, TI-84 Plus TI-Nspire
The proposed Ti-84+ C Edition SE.jpg

TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition

Zilog Z80 @ 15 MHz 128 KB of RAM (21 KB user accessible), 4 MB of Flash ROM (3.5 MB user accessible) 320×240 pixels
26×10 characters (large font)
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port, Mini-USB Port 2013 TI-84 Plus Silver Edition None $150
TI85 graphing calculator.jpg

TI-85

Zilog Z80 @ 6 MHz 28 KB of RAM 128×64 pixels
21×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (using exploits) I/O Port 1992 None TI-86 $130
TI-86.jpg

TI-86

Zilog Z80 @ 6 MHz 128KiB of RAM 128×64 pixels
21×8 characters
TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in) I/O Port 1997 TI-85 None $150
TI-89.png

TI-89

Motorola 68000 @ 10 MHz/12 MHz (nominal) 256 KiB of RAM (188 KB user accessible), 2 MiB of Flash ROM 160×100 pixels TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port 1998 TI-92, TI-92 II TI-89 Titanium
TI-89Titanium.png

TI-89 Titanium

Motorola 68000 @ ≤16 MHz 256 KiB of RAM (188 KB user accessible), 2.7 MB of Flash ROM 160×100 pixels TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port, Mini-USB Port 2004 TI-89 TI-Nspire CAS
TI-92.pngTI-92-II 1.jpg
TI-92, TI-92 II
Motorola 68000 @ 10 MHz 68 KB of RAM/136 KB of RAM 240×128 pixels TI-BASIC, Assembly (using exploits) I/O Port 1995/1996 None TI-89, TI-92 Plus $200 (TI-92)
Ti-92plus.jpg
TI-92 Plus
Motorola 68000 @ 10 MHz 256 KB of RAM (188 KB user accessible), 384 KB of Flash ROM 240×128 pixels TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port 1998 TI-92, TI-92 II Voyage 200
Voyage200.jpg

Voyage 200

Motorola 68000 @ 12 MHz 256 KB of RAM (188 KB user accessible), 2.7 MB of Flash ROM 240×128 pixels TI-BASIC, Assembly (built-in), Flash Apps I/O Port 2002 TI-92 Plus TI-Nspire CAS
TI-Nspire CAS Touchpad.JPG

TI-Nspire, TI-Nspire CAS

ARM @ 90MHz/150MHz 16 MB RAM, 20 MB of Flash ROM 320×240 pixels (16-shade grayscale) TI-BASIC, Assembly (using exploits), Lua (with OS version 3.0.1 and greater) Mini-USB port 2007 TI-84 Plus, TI-89 TI-Nspire CX, TI-Nspire CX CAS $149 (CAS $159)
TI-nspire CX CAS.jpg

TI-Nspire CX, TI-Nspire CX CAS

132 MHz[2] ARM 64 MB of RAM, 100 MB of Flash ROM 320×240 pixels (16-bit color) TI-BASIC, Assembly (using exploits), Lua Mini-USB port 2011 TI-Nspire, TI-Nspire CAS None $154.99 (CAS $162.99)
Calculator CPU RAM Display Size Programming Languages Link Ports Year Released Predecessors Successors

Programming language support[edit]

Calculator TI-BASIC Native code Lua
Ti 73 Graphing Calculator.jpg
TI-73, TI-73 Explorer
Yes Yes No
TI-80.png
TI-80
Yes No No
TI-81.png
TI-81
Yes Only using exploits No
TI-82.png
TI-82
Yes Only using exploits No
TI-83.png
TI-83
Yes Yes No
Ti83plus.jpg
TI-83 Plus
Yes Yes No
Ti83-plus-silver.png
TI-83 Plus Silver Edition
Yes Yes No
TI-84 Plus
TI-84 Plus
Yes Yes No
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition.JPG
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition
Yes Yes No
The proposed Ti-84+ C Edition SE.jpg
TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
Yes Yes No
TI85 graphing calculator.jpg
TI-85
Yes Only using exploits No
TI-86.jpg
TI-86
Yes Yes No
TI-89.png
TI-89
Yes Yes No
TI-89Titanium.png
TI-89 Titanium
Yes Yes No
TI-92.pngTI-92-II 1.jpg
TI-92, TI-92 II
Yes Only using exploits No
Ti-92plus.jpg
TI-92 Plus
Yes Yes No
Voyage200.jpg
Voyage 200
Yes Yes No
TI-Nspire CAS Touchpad.JPG
TI-Nspire, TI-Nspire CAS
Yes Only using exploits Yes
TI-nspire CX CAS.jpg
TI-Nspire CX, TI-Nspire CX CAS
Yes Only using exploits Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.datamath.org/
  2. ^ http://www.omnimaga.org/news/nover-3-boost-your-nspire-with-the-automatic-overclocker/