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Get Started with the TI-84 Plus CE
TI-84 Plus CE
The TI-84 Plus CE is a follow-up to the color-screen TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition released in Spring 2013. Announced in January 2015 and unveiled on January 27, 2015, the TI-84 Plus CE is a thinner, lighter version of the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition with a longer battery life and the same key layout and operating system as the earlier color calculator. Intended as an update to the chunkier TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition to make it more attractive and friendly to students and teachers, it is 30% thinner, 30% lighter, has a battery that can last up to a month on a single charge. It features more RAM and a faster ez80 processor. The TI-84 Plus CE is allowed on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, IB, and AP, and is keystroke-compatible with existing TI-84 Plus and TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition lessons and tutorials.

Breaking: A full hands-on review of the slim, light TI-84 Plus CE.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Specifications

Hardware:
  • CPU: ez80, likely clocked at 48MHz
  • RAM: 154KB user-accessible; 256KB total.
  • Flash (ROM): 3.0MB user-accessible; 4.0MB total.
  • LCD: 320x240-pixel (16-bit color), memory-mapped (non-touchscreen)
  • LCD Controller: PrimeCell PL111 Color LCD Controller
  • Colors: Classic (black), Silver Linings, Radical Red, True Blue, Denim (navy blue), Lightning (light blue), Plum Pi (purple), Positively Pink (as of March 2015)
  • Ports: micro-USB. No DBUS (2.5mm I/O) port. USB IP core is the Faraday FOTG210.
  • Power: Rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Battery Life: "Up to one month" with standard use. New deep sleep feature saves power over months of non-use.
Software:
  • Operating System (OS): TI-OS 5.0
  • Programming: TI-BASIC, Assembly
Photos:
TI-84 Plus CE front TI-84 Plus CE slidecase TI-84 Plus CE back TI-84 Plus CE side Inside the TI-84 Plus CE

2. Using the TI-84 Plus CE


TI-84 Plus CE family with seven case colors

3. Programming the TI-84 Plus CE

The TI-84+CSE supports both TI-BASIC and ASM. All ASM programs and some TI-BASIC programs are not compatible from previous versions.
(Much of the existing documentation for programming the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition applies to the TI-84 Plus CE.)

4. History of the TI-84 Plus CE

The TI-84 Plus CE is the successor to the popular color-screen TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition calculator. It is the second color calculator in the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus family, and brings the sleekness of the TI-Nspire CX and the HP Prime to the TI-84 Plus family. (More soon)

TI-84 Plus CE in Radical Red

5. References and More Information