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Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) Specifications
The Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) is a pretty sleek and powerful desktop computer designed for creative professionals, students, and anyone who demands top-notch performance from their computer. It boasts a stunning 24-inch Retina display with 4.5K resolution.
One of the most outstanding features of the Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) is its slim design. The computer is just 11.5 millimeters thick, making it the thinnest desktop computer in the world. It comes in a range of vibrant colors, including blue, green, pink, silver, yellow, orange, and purple, making it a stylish addition to any workspace.
Under the hood, the Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) is powered by Apple’s M1 chip, which is known to deliver fast and efficient performance since Apple started using its in-house chips. The 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU work together to deliver exceptional speed and power.
With all these, the Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) is great for demanding applications like video editing, graphic design, and even high graphic intensive gaming.
Other features of the iMac include an improved 1080p FaceTime HD camera, a six-speaker sound system with force-cancelling woofers, and a range of ports, including two Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports, two USB 3 ports, and a headphone jack.
The Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a powerful, yet stylish desktop computer. Its slim design, powerful hardware, and range of features make it a great choice for creative professionals, or anyone who needs the best from their computer.
Full Technical Specifications
Apple iMac Specifications
|Device Type||Desktop Computer|
|Released||30 April, 2021|
|Height||18.1 inches (46.1 cm)|
|Width||21.5 inches (54.7 cm)|
|Depth||5.8 inches (14.7 cm)|
2-ports: 9.83 pounds (4.46 kg)
4-ports: 9.88 pounds (4.48 kg)
24-inch 4.5K Retina display
4480-by-2520 resolution at 218 pixels per inch with support for 1 billion colors
500 nits brightness
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at 1 billion colors and:
One external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz
Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
Native DisplayPort output over USB-C
VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)
|Camera||1080p FaceTime HD camera, Advanced image signal processor with computational video|
8GB unified memory
Configurable to 16GB unified memory
|RAM Max||upto 16 GB|
|RAM Slots||2 Slots|
|Processor Type||Apple M1|
L1 Cache: The M1 chip has a total of 192 KB of L1 cache, with 128 KB dedicated to instruction cache and 64 KB dedicated to data cache.
L2 Cache: The M1 chip has a total of 12 MB of shared L2 cache, which is dynamically shared among the processor cores and the integrated GPU.
L3 Cache: The M1 chip has a total of 8 MB of shared L3 cache, which is also dynamically shared among the processor cores and the GPU.
|Processor Speed||3.2 GHz|
Apple M1 chip
8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
7-core GPU, 8-core GPU
16-core Neural Engine
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Apple GPU|
256GB SSD or 512GB SSD
Configurable to: 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB
|Storage Type||Solid State Drive (SSD)|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Mac OS|
|Bluetooth Version||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Wi-Fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||
802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Two Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports: These ports support high-speed data transfer and can also be used to connect external displays, eGPUs, and other Thunderbolt peripherals. They use a USB Type-C connector.
Two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports: These ports support data transfer at up to 10 Gbps and can be used to connect external devices such as keyboards, mice, and external storage. They use a USB Type-C connector.
Ethernet port: There is no built-in Ethernet port on the iMac 24-inch 2021 M1, but it can be added using an external adapter connected to one of the Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports.
Headphone jack: The iMac has a 3.5 mm headphone jack on the side that can be used to connect headphones or external speakers.
Also configurable with: Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad, Magic Trackpad
High-fidelity six-speaker system with force-cancelling woofers
Wide stereo sound
Support for spatial audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos3
Studio-quality three-mic array with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming
Support for “Hey Siri”
|What’s in the Box||
143W power adapter
Power cord (2 m)
USB-C to Lightning Cable