2021 24-inch Apple iMac with M1 Chip & 4.5K Retina Display, MJV93LL/A Review

2021 24-inch Apple iMac with M1 Chip, MJV93LL/A

2021 Apple iMac, 24-inch, Apple M1

2021 model 24-inch Apple iMac with M1 chip (MJV93LL/A) has the 8 CPU cores and 7 GPU cores, 256GB Solid State Drive, 8GB memory and Mac OS Monterey operating system. The average user rating for this best looking and most popular iMac is 4.7 out of 5 stars by 527 users on the day of this product review.

Your color options for this All-in-One iMac Desktop PC are blue, yellow (orange), silver and pink at the moment. The screen is very thin at just 11.5mm and looks nice whichever color you choose. It is a flexible, multifunctional product that can be used for personal, home entertainment, study, business, multimedia and some level of gaming with the graphics power of the latest M1 GPU. A magic keyboard and a magic mouse with the matching colors to your iMac are included with your purchase. And this new 24″ iMac weighs 9.83 pounds and measures 18.1H x 21.5W x 5.8D inches.

The 8-core CPU has the 4 performance and 4 efficiency cores, 7-core GPU and the 16-core Neural Engine. 256GB SSD is what’s offered as the local storage as well as the 8GB RAM on this base model and you can choose the 512GB SSD and/or 16GB RAM when you purchase it. There aren’t many connectivity ports on this base model 2021 Apple iMac Desktop PC and you have the latest ultrafast WiFi 802.11ax WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports and you can also get two USB 3 ports and Gigabit Ethernet port with RJ-45 connector on the adapter.

24″ iMac Desktop has a 23.5-inch diagonal 4.6K Retina display with the high brightness level of 500 nits and P3 wide color gamut for an overall immersive experience. This 4480 x 2520 pixel resolution screen supports 1 billion colors. The brand new iMac comes with a better quality FaceTime HD webcam with the M1 image signal processor, 1080p resolution and Thunderbolt 3 digital video output as compared to the 720p of the previous generations and you can expect quite good picture and video quality. This webcam has the studio quality 3-mic array for letting you record voices and make very clear calls on FaceTime or Skype.

2021 Apple iMac (24-inch, Apple M1 Box Contents

The sound quality on this brand new iMac is also nice and robust with a total of six speakers. In the box you’ll find the 24″ iMac Retina 4.5K, Magic Keyboard & Mouse, a 2m power cord, a 143-watt power adapter and a USB-C to Lightning cable. Please note that you can’t upgrade the SSD or RAM later on and you’ll be with what you chose to buy at the beginning. The keyboard on the base model doesn’t have the touch ID key, but all the higher models do. And the 27-inch with M1 hasn’t come out on the market yet.

Connectivity is the main con of this brand new base model 24-inch iMac and you’ll need to use a hub or dongle for Ethernet, USB 3 ports, SD Card Reader etc. Otherwise it has many other pros and you’re getting the best All-in-one desktop computer on the market for the price level. The new Apple M1 chip offers tremendous amount of power that can be compared overall to the high end processors used on the Windows business or gaming machines. Same is valid for the graphics card which offers up to 6 times more power and speed than the previous generation iMac’s. It is still not an advanced gaming machine, but you can run any complex and demanding graphics & multimedia programs, work with several apps and browser tabs at the same time without experiencing any delays or freezing.

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