To make the rumors come true, Apple has launched the new iMac (after the 24-inch model it launched in 2021), in addition to the new MacBook Pro models and the M3 chip series. The new 24-inch iMac comes with the new M3 chip, vibrant color options and much more. Here are the details.
M3 iMac: specs and features
The new iMac looks the same as the 2021 model and has a sleek design measuring just 11.5mm, thanks to the use of Apple silicon. It is powered by the new M3 chip. There are two M3 variants: an 8-core GPU with an 8-core GPU variant And a 10-core CPU with a 10-core GPU version. This can deliver up to 2.5x performance gains compared to the M1 chip. The new GPU offers hardware-accelerated ray tracing, along with a 16-core Neural Engine.
It comes with one 24-inch 4.5K Retina display with 500 nits brightness, a P3 wide color gamut and True Tone technology. The iMac supports 8 GB of unified memory (up to 24 GB configurable) and up to 512 GB SSD (configurable up to 2 TB).
It comes with support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 and has a range of Lightning strike 3, USB 4 ports, USB 3.1 Gen 2 port, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt 2, HDMI, DVI, VGA and a 3.5mm audio jack. The 10-core CPU variant also includes two USB 3 ports.
Additionally, the 2023 iMac has a 1080p FaceTime camera and a six-speaker sound system with Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos. It runs on macOS Sonoma and is accompanied by matching accessories such as the Magic Keyboard (with Touch ID enabled on the 10-core M3 variant) and the Magic Mouse.
Price and availability
The new M3 24-inch iMac has a starting price of $1,299 (~Rs 1,08,000) and will be available from November 7. You can reserve it in advance now! It comes in attractive colors such as green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue and silver.