Replace 12:00pm ET: Or at the least you would. This iMac is at present not accessible however examine again as a result of Amazon has been recognized to re-up offers.
Each infrequently there’s a Mac sale that makes you rub your eyes, do a double-take, and refresh the webpage to verify it’s actual. And this one is actual, all proper. Amazon is selling an M1 iMac for $999.99, and it is a mannequin that usually sells for $1,499, so that you save about $500.
There’s one catch to this deal: the iMac on the market is pink, or extra particularly, the entrance, stand, mouse, and keyboard are pink, whereas the again is pink. However that looks like a minor compromise to get an amazing deal on an iMac with an M1 processor, an 8-core GPU, and 8GB of reminiscence. Additionally, it has a 256GB SSD, which is on the small facet for file storage, however you may join an exterior drive or use iCloud.
In my review of the iMac again in June of 2021, I wrote, “When you have an older 21.5-inch iMac and need to improve, the 24-inch mannequin is a compelling product. You not solely get a velocity enchancment over the Intel-based iMac, you get to go away behind outdated expertise for thrilling new tech in Apple’s System on a Chip.” The iMac in my assessment was the pink/pink mannequin, and it wears the colours brilliantly.
Rumor has it that Apple will launch a brand new iMac with an M3 chip, however not till the second half of the 12 months on the earliest. The M1 within the iMac is a superb chip and gives the efficiency most customers want for on a regular basis duties and consumer-level inventive work, comparable to iMovie initiatives, GarageBand works, and extra.