There are many different types of microcomputers, such as personal computers, tablet computers, smartphones and servers. Any type of computer or device that has a microprocessor chip is a microcomputer.

The term personal computer covers many different types of devices when describing microcomputers. The following is a list of different types of microcomputers:

  • Desktop computer
  • Notebook or laptop computer
  • Tablet computer
  • Smartphone
  • Personal digital assistant
  • Server

Most of these microcomputers are very powerful due to the microprocessor chip that is installed in each one. Each has a different purpose and function, and the chip set reflects the intended use.

Microcomputers are not the only class of computers. There are also supercomputers, minicomputers and mainframes.