Apple 21.5" iMac (2017)

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Apple 21.5" iMac (2017)
Key Features
  • 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB SSD
  • 21.5 " 1920 x 1080 IPS Display
  • Integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Take your creative ideas from conception to completion with the 2017 21.5" iMac from Apple. Intuitive and packed with powerful tools, you'll be able to take your ideas to the next level, and the 21.5" display will further elevate your experience, alongside its processor, graphics, memory, storage, and enhanced audio and video capabilities that will let you deliver your final product. Measuring just 5mm at its edges, the iMac's widescreen display features LED backlighting for vibrant and accurate support for millions of colors. With in-plane switching (IPS) technology, the iMac has a wide viewing angle. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 screen resolution, supported by integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640.
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Apple iMac 21.5" Mid 2017 Overview

Take your creative ideas from conception to completion with the 2017 21.5" iMac from Apple. Intuitive and packed with powerful tools, you'll be able to take your ideas to the next level, and the 21.5" display will further elevate your experience, alongside its processor, graphics, memory, storage, and enhanced audio and video capabilities that will let you deliver your final product. Measuring just 5mm at its edges, the iMac's widescreen display features LED backlighting for vibrant and accurate support for millions of colors. With in-plane switching (IPS) technology, the iMac has a wide viewing angle. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 screen resolution, supported by integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640.

The iMac's processor has been upgraded and now houses a 7th Gen 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core processor that can be overclocked up to 3.6 GHz, as well as 16GB of 2133 MHz DDR4 RAM. Visuals are powered by integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, and for storage, there is a 256GB SSD.

Outfitted with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n for speedy hook-ups to your home network, this iMac is also configured with Bluetooth 4.2, as well as a UHS-II SDXC card slot, two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports, four 10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, a Gigabit Ethernet jack, and a FaceTime HD camera. It also has a Kensington lock slot for added security.

Apple's 21.5" iMac operates using 100-240 VAC at 50-60 Hz and includes an Apple Magic Keyboard, an Apple Magic Mouse 2, a Lightning to USB cable, and a power cord. Protection is provided by a limited 1-year warranty, which can be extended using AppleCare.

This Mac comes preloaded with macOS. Updates can be downloaded for free via the Mac App Store. Please check Apple's website for upgrade eligibility.

General Features
21.5" IPS Display
Whether your iMac is in your studio, living room, or kitchen, the display is the focal point. With a 1920 x 1080 screen resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio, you'll be able to playback Full HD 1080p content natively. The IPS panel allows for wider viewing angles so more people can enjoy the display without having to crowd around it. With integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, the iMac delivers Full HD visual effects and 3D graphics, as well as the ability to edit 360° video and create 3D VR content.
7th Gen Dual-Core Intel Core Performance
The iMac houses a 7th Gen Kaby Lake Intel Core i5 Dual-Core processor that can reach a stock speed of 2.3 GHz. It can also be overclocked up to 3.6 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The 7th Gen Intel processor uses low voltage for better energy efficiency while still providing fast performance needed to run processor-intensive applications such as Logic Pro or Final Cut Pro. Combined with 8GB of 2133 MHz DDR4 RAM, the iMac allows you to multitask quickly and efficiently.
External Displays
The iMac simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and either one 5120 x 2880 (5K) external display at 60 Hz with support for 1 billion colors, two 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD) external displays at 60 Hz with support for 1 billion colors, or two 4096 x 2304 (4K) external displays at 60 Hz with support for millions of colors.
Thin Design
The iMac maintains its 5mm profile, which is up to 40% less volume than the 2011 iMac. Its display panel is 1.4mm thin.
802.11ac Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) & Bluetooth 4.2
With three-stream Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) technology, you're instantly connected to all your favorite content. Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology is also built in, so you can connect accessories such as a wireless keyboard and mouse.
Gigabit Ethernet
For a more reliable network connection, take advantage of wired Gigabit Ethernet technology.
Thunderbolt 3
Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C) ports come standard on all iMac models, each delivering up data transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s external drives and cameras, plus twice the bandwidth for video and display connectivity. Thunderbolt 3 also supports 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 and DisplayPort 1.2. Thunderbolt 2, HDMI, DVI, and VGA output is also supported using adapters (sold separately).
USB 3.2 Gen 2
With USB 3.2 Gen 2, you can transfer large files in seconds instead of minutes. Every iMac comes with four 10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports and you can connect all your USB-compatible devices, including your iPhone, iPad, iPod or digital camera.
FaceTime HD Camera
A built-in FaceTime HD camera allows users to use apps such as FaceTime and Skype for video calls.

Apple iMac 21.5" Mid 2017 Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
macOS (64-Bit)
Total Installed Memory
16 GB
GPU
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Display Size
21.5"
Native Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Total Installed Capacity
256 GB
Ports
4 x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
USB-C
2 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort/HDMI/VGA and Power Delivery)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
Model Year
Mid 2017
Performance
CPU
2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core (7th Gen)
Maximum Boost Speed
3.6 GHz
Memory Type
2133 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory
16 GB
Memory Configuration
16 GB
Memory Slot Type
SO-DIMM
Buffered Memory
No
ECC Memory
No
Graphics Type
Integrated
GPU
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Display
Panel Type
IPS-Type LCD
Display Size
21.5"
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Native Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Finish
Glossy
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity
256 GB
Solid State Storage
1 x 256 GB Integrated PCIe
Optical Drive
No
Inputs / Outputs
Ports
4 x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
USB-C
2 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort/HDMI/VGA and Power Delivery)
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Built-In Speakers
Yes
Built-In Microphones
Yes
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Communications
Network I/O
1x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
Bluetooth
4.2
NFC
No
Webcam
User-Facing:
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard
Wireless Full-Size Keyboard
Pointing Device
Wireless Mouse
General
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Dimensions
20.8 x 17.7 x 6.9" / 528.32 x 449.58 x 175.26 mm
Weight
12 lb / 5.44 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
20.58 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.2 x 21.5 x 9.1"

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