Pros

  • Impressive image quality from display and any angle
  • New SD card slot
  • Improved speaker system

Cons

  • Apple Remote not included
  • Glare and reflections from screen may frustrate some users
  • FireWire 400 peripherals require an adapter

At A Glance

The screens in the 21.5-inch iMacs are a welcomed change over the 20-inch, 6-bit displays in previous models. This model offers more storage and better performance over the Nvidia-based 21.5-inch iMac for just $300 more.

Manufacturer’s Description

The new iMac 21.5-inch display with edge-to-edge glass covers nearly the entire front of the enclosure. When all you see is the display, nothing gets between you and what's on-screen. Movies, TV shows, websites, photos - everything looks stunning on the new 16:9 widescreen iMac display.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.apple.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor speed 3.06 MHz
Display
Included monitor Yes
Display size 21.5 inches
Display type LCD Display w/ Glossy Screen
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 4670
General Information
UPC Code 885909367627
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • Mini DisplayPort
Memory
Memory type DDR3
Other Features
Devices
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse

Performance

Macworld Labs
Photoshop CS4 44.0
SpeedMark 6 Score 164.0
Cinema 4D XL 8.5 164
Tested Configuration Mac OS X 10.6.1 with 4GB of RAM