Apple Gives The iMac A Long-Overdue Redesign Featuring Its Powerful M1 Chip

Apr 20, 2021

Category: Tech

Although Apple initially got its start producing powerful desktop computers, the iMac has taken something of a backseat as the Cupertino-based company has foraged ahead with its other tech offerings. However, given that the most recent generation was released all the way back in 2012, needless to say — it’s long overdue for an update.

As part of its ‘Spring Loaded’ even, Apple has just unveiled the next generation of its flagship device, promising a slimmer 11.5mm design, six different finishes, and more powerful performance. In practice, this means that the new iMac now spans some 24 inches to the outgoing model’s 21, with a 4.5K Retina display boasting True Tone technology for automatic color temperature adjustment. And that’s not all — Apple’s also given it a much-improved webcam and audio setup, including a 1080p FaceTime HD camera as well as a three-mic and six-speaker sound system. But the best part of the announcement comes in the form of the 8-core M1 chip, an addition that ensures it’ll be faster in everything from its CPU performance to its app-based machine learning. Rounded out by a new touch ID-enabled keyboard, a color-matched mouse, and a magnetic power cable, it’ll go on sale from $1,299 starting April 30th.

Purchase: $1,299+

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Luminox's Latest Navy SEAL Foundation Watch Honors Veterans

The military-inspired timepiece is the latest in the brand's partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation.

Posted By Ethan Brehm

Partner

The 5 Best Travel Backpacks [VIDEO]

Hard working packs purpose built for globetrotting.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

Waterdrop’s LUCY Smart Water Bottle Cap Cleans Up to 99.9% of Germs

The innovative cap also tracks your drinking and sends reminders.

Posted By

Jul 1, 2022

Featured Image

Sony Expands to Your Desktop with Its INZONE Computer Gaming Line

The new PC-centric array of gadgets features 4K monitors and noise-canceling headphones.

Posted By

Jun 30, 2022

Featured Image

Nura’s NuraTrue Pro Wireless Earbuds Deliver CD-Quality Lossless Audio

The new earbuds look to finally convert audiophiles to true wireless tech.

Posted By

Jun 30, 2022

Featured Image

Nikon’s Latest Mirrorless Camera Weighs Less Than 12.5 Ounces

Nikon's creator-aimed Z 30 is the lightest in its line of Z cameras.

Posted By

Jun 29, 2022