Apple has unveiled a new iMac at the Spring Loaded Apple event. The new iMac comes in an all-new design and seven colour options. Apple claims that the 2021 iMac’s 50 per cent thinner compared to the 21.5-inch model. It also gets a bigger 24-inch display, courtesy of the slimmer bezels. The new Apple desktop also brings the True Tone display feature from the iPhone. It also gets an upgraded 1080p FaceTime camera. As expected, the device gets the new Apple M1 chip, which was first introduced on the MacBook Air, Pro M1 models. Let’s take a look at the Apple iMac 2021 specifications, price and other details.
Apple iMac debuts at the Spring Loaded Event with a 24-inch 4.5K Retina Display
Apple has launched the new iMac 2021 at the Spring Loaded event. It comes with an upgraded design and multiple colour options.
Apple iMac price
The iMac comes in two different core options. The 7-core GPU model starts at Rs 1,19,900 ($1,299 in the US). It comes with an octa-core CPU, 8GB of unified RAM with 256GB SSD, two thunderbolt ports, etc.
The 8-core GPU model is priced at Rs 1,39,900 ($1,499 in the US). It also comes with an octa-core CPU, 8GB of unified RAM with 256GB SSD, two thunderbolt ports, etc. The 512GB SSD variant is priced at Rs 1,59,900. This model also has two additional USB 3 ports, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Magic Mouse, and Ethernet.
Customers can order the new iMac starting April 30. It will go on sale beginning in the second half of May.
Apple iMac specifications
The new iMac is 50 per cent slimmer compared to the 21.5-inch model. It also features thinner bezels, resulting in a bigger 24-inch display. The 4.5K Retina display has 500 nits of brightness and “over a billion colours.”
It also features a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, studio-quality mics, and a six-speaker sound system. Apple is also bringing Touch ID for the first time on the iMac. The device has four USB-C ports, two of which support Thunderbolt. By the way, it also has a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Under the hood, it features an M1 chip which was first introduced on the MacBook Air, Pro M1 models. The company claims that the new iMac offers up to 85 per cent faster CPU performance and 2x faster GPU performance for certain apps.
Apple is also offering three different keyboards. One of the three Magic Keyboards features Touch ID authentication. The Magic Mouse also comes with iMac colours.
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