iMac 24-inch - Technical Specifications

At a Glance

24-inch 4.5K

Retina display

Actual diagonal screen size is 23.5 inches.

8-core Apple M1 chip

Up to 16GB unified memory

1080p FaceTime HD camera with M1 ISP

Keyboard with Touch ID1

Up to 2TB storage2

Price

  • price for 2-port model
  • (256GB SSD model)
    (512GB SSD model)
    price for 4-port model

Colours

  • Blue,
  • Green,
  • Pink,
  • Silver
  • Blue,
  • Green,
  • Pink,
  • Silver,
  • Yellow,
  • Orange,
  • Purple

Chip

Apple M1 chip

  • 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • 7-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine

Apple M1 chip

  • 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • 8-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine

Storage2

256GB SSD

Configurable to 512GB or 1TB for 2-port model

256GB SSD or
512GB SSD

Configurable to 1TB or 2TB for 4-port model
Price varies depending on storage capacity.

Memory

8GB unified memory

Configurable to 16GB unified memory

Display

24-inch 4.5K Retina display

  • 4480x2520 resolution at 218 pixels per inch with support for 1 billion colours
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide colour (P3)
  • True Tone technology
Actual diagonal screen size is 23.5 inches.

Camera

1080p FaceTime HD camera with M1 image signal processor

Video Support

Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at 1 billion colours and:

  • One external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

  • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
  • VGA, HDMI, DVI and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)

Audio

  • High-fidelity six-speaker system with force-cancelling woofers
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for spatial audio when playing video with Dolby Atmos
  • Studio-quality three-mic array with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming
  • Support for “Hey Siri”

Connections and Expansion

Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports with support for:

  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 4 (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
  • Thunderbolt 2, HDMI, DVI and VGA supported using adapters (sold separately)

3.5mm headphone jack

  • Configurable with Gigabit Ethernet
Close-up of two Thunderbolt/ USB 4 ports on iMac in pink connections and expansion image for 2-port Model Thunderbolt / USB 4
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Two USB 3 ports (up to 10Gb/s)
Close-up of two Thunderbolt/ USB 4 and two USB 3 ports on iMac in pink connections and expansion image for 4-port Model Thunderbolt / USB 4 USB 3

Input

  • Magic Keyboard
  • Magic Mouse

Configurable with:

  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad
  • Magic Trackpad
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID
  • Magic Mouse

Configurable with:

  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad
  • Magic Trackpad

Wireless

Wi‑Fi
  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

Size and Weight

Width: 54.7 cm (21.5 inches) Height: 46.1 cm (18.1 inches) Stand depth: 14.7 cm (5.8 inches)13 cm (5.1 inches)
Weight: Size and Weight for 2 Port Model
4.46 kg (9.83 pounds)3
Weight: Size and Weight for 4 Port Model
4.48 kg (9.88 pounds)3

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Line voltage: 100–240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Operating temperature: 10° to 35° C (50° to 95° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 5,000 metres (16,400 feet)

Limited Warranty and Service

In the United Kingdom, consumers are entitled to a free-of-charge repair or replacement, by the seller, of goods that do not conform with the contract of sale. Under English law, consumers have up to six years from the date of delivery to exercise their rights; however, various factors may impact your eligibility to receive these remedies. For more details, click here.

Your iMac also comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one-year limited warranty from Apple. To learn more about how Apple will service your iMac, click here.

Purchase AppleCare+ to get up to three years of expert technical support and hardware coverage, including up to two incidents of accidental damage protection every 12 months, each subject to an excess fee. For more information, click here.

In the Box

  • iMac
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Magic Mouse
  • 143W power adapter
  • Power lead (2m)
  • USB‑C to Lightning Cable
  • iMac
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID
  • Magic Mouse
  • 143W power adapter
  • Power lead (2m)
  • USB‑C to Lightning Cable
iMac shown with Magic Mouse and Magic Keyboard with Touch ID

Operating System

macOS

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Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iMac. With built-in support for vision, hearing, mobility and learning, you can create and do amazing things. Learn more

Features include:

  • Voice Control
  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech

Built-in Apps4

App Store
Books
Calendar
Contacts
FaceTime
Find My
GarageBand
Home
iMovie
Keynote
Mail
Maps
Messages
Music
News
Notes
Numbers
Pages
Photo Booth
Photos
Podcasts
Preview
QuickTime Player
Reminders
Safari
Siri
Stocks
Time Machine
TV
Voice Memos

Configure to Order

Configure your iMac with these options.

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  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad
  • Magic Trackpad
  • 16GB unified memory
  • 512GB or 1TB SSD
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad
  • Magic Trackpad
  • 16GB unified memory
  • 512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD

iMac and the Environment

The 24‑inch iMac is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:5

See the 24‑inch iMac Product Environmental Report

Made with better materials

  • 100% recycled rare earth elements in all magnets, representing 99% of the rare earth elements in the device
  • 100% recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board
  • Enclosure made with recyclable, low-carbon aluminium
  • 35% or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy efficient

  • ENERGY STAR® certified6

Smarter chemistry7

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-, BFR-, PVC- and beryllium‑free

Green manufacturing

  • Apple’s Zero Waste Programme helps suppliers eliminate waste sent to landfill
  • All final assembly supplier sites are transitioning to 100% renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100% of virgin wood fibre comes from responsibly managed forests
  • Recyclable, majority-fibre packaging

Apple Trade In

Trade in your eligible device for credit towards your next purchase, or get an Apple Gift Card you can use anytime.8 If your device isn’t eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it for free.

See how it works

Apple and the Environment

We’re committed to making our products without taking from the earth, and to become carbon neutral across our entire business, including products, by 2030.

See Apple’s commitment

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