iMac 21.5-inch 2017

The Apple iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2017 to 2021 as part of the iMac series. The computer has been introduced on June 5, 2017, and its price started at $1099.

The new iMac features a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB or 16 GB of RAM, 21.5-inch glossy LED-backlit IPS LCD Display, 1 TB hard drive, Ambient Light Sensor, FaceTime HD camera, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, four USB 3.0 ports, an SDXD card slot, and 1.5 GB Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 graphics in the base model.

This computer has been discontinued on October 29, 2021.

Today iMac 21.5-inch 2017 is 5 years old!

iMac 21.5-inch 2017
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iMac 21.5-inch 2017 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJune 5, 2017
DiscontinuedOctober 29, 2021
Model IdentifieriMac18,1
Model NumberA1418
Order NumberMMQA2LL/A
Original Price$1,099
ColorsSilver Aluminum
Weight12.5 Ibs.
5.669 KG
Dimensions17.7” H x 20.8” W x 6.9” D
44.95 cm H x 52.83 cm W x 17.52 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i5 7360U “Kaby Lake”
Processor Speed2.3 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 3.6 GHz
Number of Cores2
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
Cache4 MB shared L3

Storage & Media

Storage1 TB HDD
1 TB Fusion Drive
256 GB SSD


Built-in Memory8 GB
16 GB
Maximum Memory16 GB (Apple)
32 (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC4-17000 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM 2133 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display21.5″ IPS LED-backlit TFT LCD glossy widescreen Display
Display GlassStandard
Brightness320 cd/m²
Pixel Density103 ppi
Resolutions1920 x 1080


Graphics CardIntel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Graphics MemoryUp to 1.5 GB shared from main memory
Display Connection2 – Thunderbolt 3
Display SupportSupport for up to two Thunderbolt displays
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 4096 x 2304 (two displays) at 60 Hz
Up to 5120 x 2880 (one display) at 60 Hz
CameraFaceTime HD


Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface1 – 6.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
1 – 8.0 GT/s NVMe PCIe x4


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
USB4 – Up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt2 – Thunderbolt 3 (Up to 40 Gbps)
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display2 – Thunderbolt 3


Original OSmacOS 10.12.4
Later OSmacOS 10.12.5
Maximum OSThe latest release of macOS
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported with macOS Sierra (Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, and Apple Watch Series 2)
macOS High Sierra or later (Apple Watch Series 3 or later)
Bundled SoftwaremacOS 10.12

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsMagic Keyboard
Magic Mouse 2 or Magic Trackpad 2


Maximum Continuous Power205 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC

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