All-New iMac Features Stunning Design in a Spectrum of Vibrant Colors, the Breakthrough M1 Chip, and a Brilliant 4.5K Retina Display
iMac offers the best camera, mics, and speakers ever in a Mac, and Touch ID for the first time
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iMac features a stunning all-new design that is remarkably thin, with a striking side profile that practically disappears. (Photo:
The new iMac also includes a 1080p FaceTime® HD camera, studio-quality mics, and a six-speaker sound system — the best camera and audio ever in a Mac®. Also, Touch ID® comes to iMac for the first time, making it easier than ever to securely log in, make purchases with
“M1 is a gigantic leap forward for the Mac, and today we’re excited to introduce the all-new iMac, the first Mac designed around the breakthrough M1 chip,” said
All-New Design Enabled by M1
Completely reinventing one of the world’s most iconic computers, the new iMac features a thinner and more compact design that is remarkable from every angle. Enabled by the system-on-chip architecture and amazing power efficiency of M1, the logic board and thermals are dramatically consolidated and reduced in size compared to the previous generation’s, allowing the side profile of iMac to practically disappear. The much more compact design reduces the volume of iMac by 50 percent,1 allowing it to take up less space and fit easily in even more places.
With an array of colors — green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver — the new iMac design personalizes and elevates any space unlike any other computer. iMac features softer colors and thinner borders on the front to allow users to focus on their content, while the back pops in bold, saturated color. To complete the simplified design, iMac comes with a new power connector that attaches magnetically and a beautifully woven 2-meter-long color-matched cable.
Gorgeous 24-Inch 4.5K Retina Display
iMac has always been about its best-in-class display. The new iMac features an expansive 24-inch 4.5K Retina display2 with narrower borders and 11.3 million pixels. With a P3 wide color gamut and over a billion colors, plus 500 nits of brightness, images are vivid and more brilliant. This new display also features True Tone® technology, which automatically adjusts the color temperature as the environment changes for a more natural viewing experience. In addition, the 4.5K Retina display on the new iMac has an industry-leading anti-reflective coating for greater comfort and readability.
Breakthrough Performance of M1 Comes to iMac
With the power and performance of M1 and macOS
The new iMac offers the ultimate macOS
The powerful 8-core CPU in M1 features the fastest CPU core in low-power silicon.3 And the 8-core GPU features the fastest integrated graphics in a personal computer.4 When combined with its high efficiency, unified memory architecture, and the 16-core
- Up to 85 percent faster CPU performance, so users can export their favorite video project in iMovie® faster than ever, easily work with massive 100-megapixel photos in Lightroom, and compile new apps in Xcode® in a fraction of the time.
- Up to 2x faster GPU performance for certain apps like Affinity Photo and Photoshop, and up to 50 percent faster than the most powerful discrete graphics in the fastest 21.5-inch iMac, allowing users to render edits in real time or add complex filters to their photos in a snap.
- The ability to edit up to five streams of 4K footage, or one stream of 8K footage,5 without dropping a frame in Final Cut Pro®.
- Up to 3x faster machine learning in apps that leverage the 16-core Neural Engine in M1.6
Best Camera, Mics, and Speakers Ever in a Mac
iMac features a 1080p FaceTime HD camera — the best ever in a Mac — which delivers high-quality video and great performance in low light. iMac also takes advantage of the image signal processor in the M1 chip and the Neural Engine, enhancing camera image quality with better noise reduction, greater dynamic range, and improved auto exposure and white balance. So whether connecting with family or on a video call while working from home, users will always look their best.
To complement the camera, the new iMac features a studio-quality three-microphone array for clearer calls and voice recordings, the best ever in a Mac. The mics are positioned to reduce feedback from the rest of the system, while directional beamforming allows them to better ignore background noise and focus on a user’s voice. As a result, conversations are more natural and recordings are crystal clear.
The new iMac also features the best sound system ever in a Mac. It has two pairs of force-cancelling woofers placed side by side for an impressive bass response, while reducing unintended vibrations. Each pair is balanced with a high-performance tweeter. The result is a six-speaker sound system that producesamassive sound stage with strong, articulate bass and crystal-clear mids and highs. All of these speaker innovations, coupled with advanced algorithms, enable iMac to support spatial audio when playing video with Dolby Atmos. Together with its beautiful 4.5K Retina display, iMac transforms any space into an incredible movie-watching experience.
Thousands of Universal Apps Now Available
There are now thousands of popular and powerful Universal apps available that take full advantage of M1 and macOS
Touch ID Comes to iMac, Along with Color-Matched Accessories
Customers can choose from three models of Magic Keyboard® with gorgeous aluminum enclosures that are color-matched to iMac. And for the first time, Touch ID comes to iMac.7 Implemented wirelessly on Magic Keyboard, it uses a dedicated security component on the keyboard that communicates directly with Secure Enclave in M1, creating an encrypted channel to protect users’ fingerprint data from end to end. Whether unlocking their Mac or making a purchase with
State-of-the-Art Connectivity for Data and Devices
Every iMac features two Thunderbolt ports for superfast data transfers, giving customers high-performance options to connect to more devices, including support for up to a 6K display, like
Better for the Environment
The new iMac is minimizing its impact on the environment, built using a low-carbon aluminum enclosure and 100 percent recycled tin in the solder of its main logic board. One hundred percent wood fiber in the packaging is recycled or comes from responsibly managed forests. The magnets in the speakers, fan motor, and power connector are made with 100 percent recycled rare earth elements. iMac remains free of harmful substances and meets Apple’s high standards for energy efficiency.
iMac Joins the M1 Family
Every Mac with M1 — the new iMac,
Pricing and Availability
The new 24-inch iMac is available to order beginning
Friday, April 30, on apple.com and in the AppleStore® app. It will begin arriving to customers and be available in select Apple Storelocations and through AppleAuthorized Resellers beginning in the second half of May.
iMac with 7-core GPU starts at
$1,299(US) and $1,249(US) for education, and is available in green, pink, blue, and silver. It features an 8-core CPU, 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two Thunderbolt ports, Magic Keyboard, and Magic Mouse.
iMac with 8-core GPU starts at
$1,499(US) and $1,399(US) for education, and is available in green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver. It features an 8-core CPU, 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two Thunderbolt ports, two additional USB 3 ports, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Magic Mouse, and Ethernet.
- Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options, and accessories are available atapple.com/mac.
Customers are able to find the same great shopping and support services at apple.com and at
Apple Storelocations. iMac configurations in green, pink, blue, and silver will be available to purchase directly at Apple Storelocations, and all colors will be available at apple.com.
Customers can experience the new iMac at select
Apple Storelocations and have their questions answered in person. Customers who visit stores are encouraged to check apple.com/retail for information on opening hours, services available, and the health and safety measures in place.
Customers in the US get 3 percent Daily Cash® back when they buy directly from
Applewith AppleCard™. And when they choose AppleCard Monthly Installments, they can pay over time, interest-free.
Anyone can get shopping help from
Apple Specialists, choose monthly financing options, trade in eligible devices, and get AppleSupport and no-contact delivery or Apple Storepickup options.
Every customer who buys iMac from
Applecan enjoy a free Online Personal Session with an AppleSpecialist, and receive guidance on how to make their iMac work the way they want.
Customers in the US can trade in their eligible device for an
AppleGift Card or credit toward their purchase. If the device is not eligible for credit, Applewill recycle it for free.
For a limited time, eligible customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch®,
AppleTV®, or Mac can enjoy one year of AppleTV+℠ for free and three months of Apple Arcadefor free.8
1 Claim is based on comparison with the 21.5-inch iMac.
2 Actual diagonal screen measurement is 23.5 inches.
3 Testing conducted by
4 Testing conducted by
5 Claim is based on comparison to the highest model of the 21.5-inch iMac.
6 Testing conducted by
7 iMac with 7-core GPU can configure to Magic Keyboard with Touch ID.
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