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Apple iMac 2021 All-in-one Desktop - Specs, Variants, Release Date and Price in India

The new Apple iMac 2021 was launched at the Apple Event Spring 2021 on 21st April along with a number of more products like the Apple AirTag, iPhone 12 and 12 mini Purple, iPad Pro 2021 and the Apple TV 4K.


Here we'll look at the specifications, features, release date and pricing of the Apple iMac 2021 in India.

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Specifications:

The Apple iMac 2021 all-in-one desktop has got a new ultraslim profile and is the slimmest Mac ever. Thanks to the M1 chip inside, that made it possible for the iMac to amazingly fit the complete system into just an 11.5 mm thin body. It comes in seven candy colour options and has got a host of new specifications. There are two variants - iMac with two ports and iMac with four ports. Let's go through the different variants and their specs:

  1. Display: Both the variants of iMac 2021 have got 24 inches of LED-backlit 4.5K Retina display with an actual diagonal screen measurement of 23.5 inches (59.69 cm). The display has 500 nits of brightness and made with True Tone technology.

  2. Processor: iMac 2021 has the most powerful chip made by Apple, the M1. It's an SoC (System on Chip) that integrates processor, memory and graphics onto a single chip, and is still powerful enough to take the performance completely to the next levels. The system is capable of handling even the heaviest computing tasks efficiently without compromising the security levels. Apple claims that the CPU performs 85% faster, and up to two times faster graphics when compared to its predecessors. Both the variants an 8-core Apple M1 chip.

  3. Storage and Memory: Both the variants come with 8GB and 16GB of RAM, while the two ports variant comes with 256GB, 512GB and 1TB SSD storage options and the four-port variant come with 256GB, 512GB, 1TB and 2TB SSD storage options.

  4. OS: Both of them comes with the latest macOS Big Sur.

  5. Ports and Connectivity: The two ports variant has 2 X USB 4 (Thunderbolt) ports, whereas the four-port variant has 2 X USB 4 ports and 2 X USB 3 ports. Both of them have 802.11ax WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 and can be configured with Gigabit Ethernet.

  6. Camera and Audio: Both have a 1080p FaceTime HD camera with M1 image signal processor. The iMac 2021 has the best camera ever in a Mac, and the redesigned six-speaker system is said to produce the best theatre-like sound experience. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack.

  7. Colours: The two-port variant has 4 colour options - Blue, Green, Pink and Silver, whereas the four-port variant additionally has Yellow, Orange and Purple colour options.

  8. Box Contents: The in-the-box contents include - iMac, colour-matched accessories - Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Magic Mouse, power lead and power adapter and USB C to Lightning Cable.

Release Date:

It's said to release and available for pre-order from 30th April and deliveries will be scheduled from the second half of May.


Price:

The Apple iMac 2021 all-in-one desktop will be priced starting from ₹1,19,000 for the base and up to ₹1,59,000 for the top variant.


Should you choose to buy one? Is the new Apple iMac 2021 worth buying? Stay tuned for the updates. After the release, we'll get to conclude how good is the all new iMac 2021 all-in-one desktop and how improved has Apple made it from its predecessors.
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