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iMac 2021; the new era of Apple iMac’s

Apple is one of the most powerful brands globally that never fails to amaze the audience including Nepal’s general public. In 2021, the brand has just introduced the new iMac with a redesigned profile and a breakthrough M1 chip. In Nepal, the iMac 2021 is above the price range of Rs. 2,00,000. Let’s look at the general specification of the new device.

Apple iMac 2021 Overviews

Display and appearance

The mac features 24-inch display with 4.5K retina display with 11.3 million pixels, 500 nits of Brightness and an over a billion’s colors delivering a brilliant view. Despite the slim profile and smaller bezels around the display of the new model, the chin is still there but without the Apple label like those of previous iMac models.

imac 2021 display and design


Apple unveiled the M1 chip last year with its latest Macbook Air 2020, 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini. Now in this year, it continues to transition it’s Mac lineup to Apple Silicon including the iMac.

imac 2021 connectivity options

The 24-inch device consists of an 8-core CPU and either a 7-core or an 8-core GPU. It comes with either 8GB of unified memory or 16GB of unified memory with variations of storage options- 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB.


The iMac supports a 1080p Facetime HD camera, studio-quality mics, and a six-speaker sound system. This is without a second thought the best camera and audio ever in the history of mac.

imac 2021 internal

Intense workloads like editing 4K videos and tasking with huge-sized images can be done with ease in the device. This was possible due to the combined power and performance of M1 and macOS Big Sur. The day-to-day tasks are also going to be incredibly fast with very high speed.

Color Options

The new iMac includes a True Tone display technology under the hood. It features seven different colors – green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver. The colors were chosen to match the user’s personal style. The colors are in bold texture at the back and become lighter as it paves towards the front.

imac 2021 color options

Connectivity and Accessories of iMac 2021

The new iMac 2021 configures two Thunderbolt ports, two USB-C ports, a headphone jack, and ethernet connectivity on the power brick.  

imac 2021 power speaker heaphones

Along with the iMac, the company has announced a magic keyboard with Touch ID. This would be the first time Apple has authenticated Touch ID through an external keyboard. The color of the magic keyboard matches the iMac and will work on any M1 Mac accordingly. However, the keyboard will not be sold separately.

iMac 2021 Key specifications

  • Dimension: 21.5 x 18.1 x 5.8-inches
  • Weight: 4.48 kg
  • Display: 24-inch 4.5K Retina display, 500 nit brightness, Wide Color (P3)
  • Resolution: 4480 x 2520 pixels, 218 PPI
  • Processor: Apple M1 chip (8-core CPU, 7/8-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine)
  • Memory: 8/16GB unified RAM, 256GB to 2TB SSD storage
  • Camera: 1080p FaceTime HD camera with M1 ISP
  • Audio: High-fidelity six-speaker system, Spatial audio (Dolby Atmos)
  • I/O ports: 2x USB 4/Thunderbolt, 1xGigabit Ethernet, 1×3.5mm headphone jack, 2xUSB 3 (optional)
  • Connection: Wi-Fi 6 (ax), Bluetooth 5.0
  • Input: Magic Keyboard (with/out Touch ID), Magic Mouse
  • Colors: Blue, Green, Pink, Silver, Yellow, Orange, Purple
imac 2021 accessories

iMac 2021 Price in Nepal & Availability

The 24-inch iMac was up for pre-order on April 30. However, the first order arrived after May 21 only. The pricing categories according to the two GPU variants. The iMac 2021 price in Nepal is:

  • Rs. 2,05,000 or $1,299 an 8-core CPU + 7-core GPU + 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two thunderbolt ports, a magic keyboard without a touch ID, and a magic mouse.  

Colors available in the variant: Green, Pink, Blue and Silver.

imac 2021 charging
  • Rs. 2,35,000 or $1,499 for an 8-core CPU + 8-core GPU + 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two thunderbolt ports, two USB 3 ports, a magic keyboard with Touch ID, a magic mouse, and ethernet connectivity.
  • Rs. 2,65,000 for 8-core CPU + 8-core GPU + 8GB of unified memory, 512GB SSD, two thunderbolt ports, two USB 3 ports, a magic keyboard with Touch ID, a magic mouse, and ethernet connectivity.

This 8 GPU core variant is upgradeable up to 16GB of RAM and 2TB of SSD storage inside. All colors are available for this variant.

ModeliMac 2021 price in Nepal
Apple M1 iMac 24 – 2021 (7-core GPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD)NPR 2,05,000
Apple M1 iMac 24 – 2021 (8-core GPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD)NPR 2,35,000
Apple M1 iMac 24 – 2021 (8-core GPU, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD)NPR 2,65,000

The iMac is serving as a stand-in for the 21.5-inch iMac. 27-inch iMac powered by Intel Processors is still sold by Apple. But, it is rumored that a new version of 27-inch iMac with Apple Silicon processor will soon launch at the end of the year 2021.

Pragya Sapkota
Pragya Sapkota
I am a tech content writer at Youtech Nepal who loves travelling and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Just looking for the light in life!!!

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