Along with the new MacBook Pro models, Apple has also updated its 24″ iMac with the new M3 chip, which bring a major upgrade to the 2021 model with a M1 chip, promising 2x faster performance. Compared to Intel-based iMac, the new iMac, this is up to 2.5x faster says the company.
It features the same 4.5K Retina display, gets faster Wi-Fi 6E wireless connectivity, and a seamless experience with iPhone. The iMac now supports up to 24GB of unified memory, and the next-generation GPU supports hardware-accelerated mesh shading and ray tracing.
Apple iMac (2023) 24″ specifications
- 24-inch (4480×2520 pixels) 4.5K Retina XDR display at 218 pixels per inch, Up to 500 nits brightness, Wide colour (P3), True Tone technology
- Apple M3 chip – 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores with 8-core / 10-core GPU, Hardware-accelerated ray tracing, 16-core Neural Engine, 100GB/s memory bandwidth
- 8GB unified memory (Configurable to 24GB)
- 256GB / 512GB (Configurable to: 1TB or 2TB)
- macOS Sonoma operating system
- Backlit Magic Keyboard / Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Configurable with: Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad, Magic Trackpad
- Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.3
- 1080p FaceTime HD camera, Advanced image signal processor with computational video
- Studio‑quality three-mic array with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming, 3.5 mm headphone jack with advanced support for high-impedance headphones, High-fidelity six-speaker sound system with force-cancelling woofers, Wide stereo sound, Optional – Two USB 3 ports (up to 10 Gbps) and Gigabit Ethernet
- Support for spatial audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos on built-in speakers
- DisplayPort, Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40 Gbps), USB 4 (up to 40 Gbps), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
Pricing and Availability
- iMac 24″ M3 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, 256GB storage, 8GB unified memory, Magic Keyboard – Rs. 1,34,900 (USD 1,299 in the US)
- iMac 24″ M3 8-core CPU, 10-core GPU, 256GB storage, 8GB unified memory, Two USB 3 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID – Rs. 1,54,900 (USD 1,499 in the US)
- iMac 24″ M3 8-core CPU, 10-core GPU, 512GB storage, 8GB unified memory, Two USB 3 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID – Rs. 1,74,900 (USD 1,699 in the US)
The new iMac entry-level model comes in Blue, Green, Pink and Silver colours and the other two models also come in Yellow, Orange and Purple colours.
It is available to order today on apple.com/in/store and in the Apple Store app in 27 countries and regions, including the US. They will ship starting Tuesday, November 7.