Apple iMac 21.5 inch - Spring 2011 Edition - Intel Core i5

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The Apple iMac 21.5 inch / Spring 2011 Edition is outfitted with a 1080p LED-backlit display, a 2.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, an AMD Radeon HJD 6750M discrete graphics chip, and a 500GB 7200RPM HDD. It features a built-in "FaceTime HD" camera, integrated speakers, a slot-loading DVD burner, an IR receiver, an SDXC card slot, four USB 2.0 ports, audio in/out jacks, one FireWire 800 port, Gigabit Ethernet, as well as 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1. The 21.5-inch iterations receive a single Thunderbolt port

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By TopTenREVIEWS on

Whether you're an Apple fan boy or not, you have to respect the quality of all their...

By PC Advisor on

Apple’s iMac eschews USB 3.0 for the faster Thunderbolt connection, a large, so-so-quality screen for a smaller but far more beautiful IPS panel, a touchscreen for a touchpad, and Windows for OS X. It’s Apple’s low-end model, but it...

By Expert Reviews on 100

It's a bit expensive, but this 21.5-inch iMac is powerful and fantastic to use - it's brilliant, if you're happy with the restrictions of Apple's design and software choices...

By PCWorld India on 85

The new 21.5 inch iMac all-in-one desktop undergoes a major hardware upgrade while still retaining its old stylish look....

By Zath UK on

0emailWith the introduction of Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors and a Thunderbolt port for high-speed data transfers, the latest refresh of the Apple iMac ensures that all the latest technology is inside one of the world’s most popular...

By Smarthouse on 80

Design and Adjustability Just as the iPad 2 rules the tablet landscape and despite promising competitors like the Asus Eee Pad Transformer, the MacBook Air remains the undefeated thinness champion over rivals such as the Samsung Series 9 9000X3A. On...

By BrightHub on

First things first, this is the first time that I bought an iMac. In my entire years of using an Apple Personal Computers, I've always wanted to buy one but something has been telling me not to and be contented with my 13-inch (Late 2009 model) and...

By DigitalVersus on 80

Apple's iMac all-in-ones rarely disappoint. The 2011 version's main components (CPU, graphics card etc.) perform well and it has a good-quality screen, webcam and audio features. As with the previous model, all that's missing is a greater...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Apple has gone the route of "if it ain't broke don't fix it", keeping the beautiful chassis of earlier iMac models in this latest refresh. The addition of Intel's 'Sandy Bridge' internals combines with Thunderbolt connectivity and...

By TechRadar on 90

Apple's new 2011 iMac range retains the form factor of the 2010 models, but enjoys a very significant component upgrade. Second-generation quad core Intel Core i5 processors are used throughout the 2011 iMac lineup - which includes two 21.5-inch...

By PC Mag on 90

The newest iMac has a second-generation Intel Core processor and Thunderbolt. It's the fastest $1,200 all-in-one desktop PC, period. Buy it...

By CNET Australia on 76

The 21.5-inch iMac doesn't offer the same clear advantage over its competition as the 27-inch model. Still, the entry-level iMac offers enough speed, and the unique potential of its Thunderbolt...

By SlashGear on

Like an all-in-one, PC or Mac, the iMac has limitations around upgradability. Swapping out the RAM, hard-drive and optical drive are possible, if you don’t mind removing the LCD, but while the CPU and GPU can theoretically be changed, it’s a...

By T3 Magazine on 100

Apple’s mid-2011 refresh of its iMac range is more than just an incremental update. All four models have moved over to Sandy Bridge processors, the second generation of Intel’s Core-i series. Quad core Intel Core i5s are used throughout,...

By cnet on 76

Apple's $1,199 iMac doesn't offer the same home entertainment features as Windows-based all-in-ones, but its speed, looks, and the future utility of its Thunderbolt port make it a strong choice for performance-sensitive...

By Computer Shopper on 89

With serious speed improvements and the promising new Thunderbolt port, the 2011 iMac keeps an iron grip on its position as today's leading all-in-one...

By ConsumerSearch on

For 2011, the 21.5-inch iMac has been updated with a second-generation Intel Core (Sandy Bridge) processor and a new graphics card, and reviewers say performance has improved by a great margin. The new entry-level iMac is more than 50 percent faster...

By ATPM on 80

My reaction to the very first iMac—can you believe it’s been 13 years?—was that it looked like a toy, not a Serious Computer. I mean, it came in Bondi blue, not beige or black. It had only USB, no serial or parallel ports. Its internal...

International Review By Komputer for Alle on 80

Opsætningen foregår via en guide, hvor man blandt andet kobler til det trådløse netværk, og efter få minutter er computeren oppe at køre. Hvis man ikke bryder sig om styresystemet, kan man altid installere Windows...

International Review By Ere Numérique on 85

Impossible de passer à coté d'Apple et de son iMac lorsque l’on parle d’ordinateurs tout-en-un. Et pour cause, c’est la marque à la pomme qui a pour ainsi dire créé la catégorie avec son Macintosh en...