Most people nowadays are trying to adapt to whatever is new in terms of technology like cellular phones, iPods and laptops. Forget about your bulky personal computers. Today, there is the Apple iMac, the sovereign of the multifunctional PCs, where everyone is trying to compete with. However, no matter how other companies try, Apple continues to be on top. with their latest models always with an edge than the recent ones. These new models of Apple iMac are an update to the powerful features of the old models but the price remains the same. That is an advantage to iMac unit owners and to those who are planning to own one.
The key specifications of the 21.5 inch model are an Intel’s 3.06GHz Core i3 CPU, a 500GB HD, and an ATI Radeon HD 4670 chipset with a discrete memory of 256MB with a screen resolution of 1920×1080 built in resolution and 4GB RAM.
The iMac comes in a stylish stand.
iMac’s design is lustrous and simple. It has an aluminum enclosure. On the backside are the microphone/headphone jacks, 4 USB ports, and connectors for F-Wire, DisplayPort, Ethernet jack, and power button.
The back portion of the chassis sports the USB ports, F-Wire and Ethernet ports, among others.
At the east side of the screen are the SD card reader and optical drive. Only the power button is located at the lower left rear area of the body.
The simple design features a 21.5-inch screen, sleek and LED-backlit. The wide-screen features a 1920×1080 screen resolution for a beautiful movie experience. However, the colors are super enhanced and there is no difficulty when viewing videos.
The iMac’s body rests on an aluminum pedestal that gives a firm anchor to the unit. The screen can be tilted, and there is no difficulty when adjusting.
The wireless keyboard is well-defined and responsive.
The Magic Mouse works just like the touch pad of a notebook. The Mouse is highly responsive to touch wherein you can perform any commands.
The keyboard is included with 2 AA batteries.
A Bluetooth operated keyboard is about ¾ the size of the traditional keyboard, it is flat but with a curved area in the rear for the batteries. The keyboard is comfortable to use.
The magic mouse is beautifully designed.
The iMac 21.5 is equipped with an ATI Radeon HD 4670. This upgrade makes playing games a possible option and produces beautiful and bright images.
The Mac OS X Snow Leopard operating system (version 10.6) is one application included in the unit plus a standard one year warranty and 3 months free telephone support.
With the fast and highly competitive market of multifunctional PCs, the iMac is having increased pressure in dealing with the competition than ever before. With its introduction of the wireless keyboard and mouse, Apple just showed that they are not going to let other competitors take over their market.