The 24" iMac with 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU from Apple is a sleek all-in-one computer that has been designed to meet the needs of video professionals, graphic designers, families, educators, and businesspeople. A venerable jack-of-all trades, and master of all, the iMac is just at home in a professional environment as it is as in your home as the family computer.
iLife '09, a complete suite of digital creativity applications, is installed on the system. Easy enough for anyone to use, iLife will help you edit your home movies, organize digital photos, and compose original music. The system is also powerful enough to run Apple's professional-level applications, perfect for those who are ready to move up to the next level of creative software.
The iMac sports a sleek aluminum and glass industrial design, with a matching slimline aluminum keyboard. The built-in iSight camera hides discreetly above the LCD screen, giving you ready access to a webcam for Internet chat and conferencing. The included iChat and Photo Booth applications allow you to chat online and take fun self-portraits with the camera.
The computer is powered by a 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor for superior performance. It boasts 4GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Airport Extreme Wi-Fi, integrated speakers, and the SuperDrive DVD burner. The glossy 24" widescreen display is powered by nVIDIA GeForce GT 130 graphics with 512MB of GDDR3 memory.
All this hardware runs on Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system. The OS features Time Machine backup, which automatically backs up system data to an external hard drive. It also features intuitive Cover Flow navigation, the powerful Spotlight search tool, and Quick Look document preview.
The iMac is a strikingly elegant computer that will feel at home on virtually any desk.
- Intel Core 2 Duo processor delivers superior performance
- Innovative design houses the entire computer system within a widescreen display
- Compact slimline aluminum keyboard and Mighty Mouse are bundled with the computer; the keyboard omits the numeric keypad to save space
- iSight camera and microphone make video conferencing a reality
- nVIDIA GeForce GT 130 feature 512MB of GDDR3 VRAM, equally useful for working with digital photographs and playing snazzy computer games
- Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard includes iTunes, Time Machine, Front Row, iChat, Safari, and more
- The included iLife '09 suite includes the popular iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, and GarageBand programs
- Front Row gives you access to all your media from a single application
- Includes Boot Camp, which allows users with a licensed copy of Windows to use it alongside OS X in a dual boot configuration, perfect for anyone who needs to use a Windows-only application on the computer
- FireWire-800 and USB 2.0 interfaces for device connectivity
- Recyclable components, free of harmful toxins, and an energy efficient design make this iMac an extremely "green" computer
- Apple provides 90 days of free phone support and a 1-year limited hardware warranty on the computer. You can opt to add an AppleCare Protection Plan, at additional cost, which covers support and repairs for 3 years from the date of purchase. AppleCare can be purchased at any time within the first year of ownership of the computer