Apple reviled their newly redesigned iMac at their April event, the new iMac has a slimmer display, an Apple M1 chip, and it’ll also come in 7 colors. According to apple, these new iMacs were designed completely for the M1 chip.
The new iMac will feature a 24 inch, 4.5K display with thinner bezels around the top and sides. It still has the recognizable larger chin on the bottom, and now the backside of the iMac is flat instead of a curved design. According to Apple new iMac reduced the total by over 50% than the old iMac. And 24-inch iMac also gets apple’s true tone technology to adjust the color temperature.
And apple finally upgrades the iMac’s camera and studio-quality mics, so now you can get better video calls. Now it has a 1080P webcam with a larger sensor and studio-quality mics to focus on your voice and reduce the background noise. And it also gets an improved six-speaker system to give you much richer and fuller sounds.
And this new iMac is 11.5mm thin, and Apple says it’s way quieter and cooler than the previous models of iMac, because of the new M1 chip. It has two smaller fans to cool down the system instead of the huge thermal system on the previous models.
And Apple also introduced a magnetic power cable to this new iMac. And it’s more like the same old MagSafe cable. This new magnetic power cable attached to the back using magnets, and ethernet cable can be connected to the power brick and delivered through the same power cable. And the base model comes with 2 USB-C/ thunderbolt ports in the back, and the high-end model will get 2 more additional USB-C ports and the high-end model comes with a total of 4 USB-C ports with two ports with thunderbolt 3 support. And surprisingly iMac also gets a headphone jack.
And apple also releases Magic keyboard, Magic Mouse, and Magic Trackpad with different colors to match the iMac, and now the Magic Keyboard will come with the Touch ID button to log in to your iMac.
This new iMac will start at $1,299, and some of the colors only available in a higher-end $1,499 model. It’ll be shipping in the second half of May, orders starting April 30th. Apple is offering seven colors to this iMac. The entry-level model comes with 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, and you can upgrade it to include up to 16GB of RAM and 2TB of storage.