iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015

The Apple iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2015 to 2017 as part of the iMac series. The computer has been introduced on October 13, 2015, and its price started at $1099.

The new iMac features a 1.6 GHz or 2.8 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 2 ports USB 3.0 ports, an SDXD card slot, and 1.5 GB Intel HD Graphics 6000 graphics in the base model. With this iMac was bundled the new Magic Mouse 2 and the new Magic Keyboard instead of the old ones.

This iMac has been discontinued on June 5, 2017.

Today iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015 is 6 years old!

iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015
Source: pinterest.com – iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015

iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 13, 2015
DiscontinuedJune 5, 2017
Model IdentifieriMac16,1 (1.6 GHz)
iMac16,2 (2.8 GHz)
Model NumberA1418
EMC2889
Order NumberMK142LL/A (1.6 GHz)
MK442LL/A (2.8 GHz)
Original Price$1,099
$1,299
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

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core i5 5250U “Broadwell”
Intel Core i5 5575R “Broadwell”
Processor Speed1.6 GHz
2.8 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 2.7 GHz (1.7 GHz)
Up to 3.3 GHz (2.8 GHz)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2 (1.6 GHz)
4 (2.8 GHz)
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
Cache3 MB L3 (1.6 GHz)
4 MB L3 (2.8 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage1 TB HDD
1 TB Fusion Drive
2 TB Fusion Drive
256 GB SSD
MediaNone

Memory

Built-in Memory8 GB integrated PC3-14900 204-pin LPDDR3 1867 MHz
16 GB integrated PC3-14900 204-pin LPDDR3 1867 MHz
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display21.5″ IPS LED-backlit TFT LCD glossy widescreen Display
Brightness330 cd/m²
Pixel Density103 ppi
Resolutions1920 x 1080

Graphics

Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 6000
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
Graphics MemoryUp to 1.5 GB shared from main memory
Display Connection2 – Thunderbolt 2
Display SupportSupport for up to two Thunderbolt displays
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 3840 x 2160 pixels (1.6 GHz)
Up to 4096 x 2304 pixels (2.8 GHz)
CameraFaceTime HD

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface1 – 6 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
1 – 8.0 GT/s PCIe x4

Connections

Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
ModemNone
Wi-Fi802.11ac
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
USB4 – Up to 5 Gbps
InfraredNone
Thunderbolt2 – Thunderbolt 2 (Up to 20 Gbps)
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
2 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display2 – Thunderbolt 2

Software

Original OSOS X 10.11
Later OSOS X 10.11.1
Maximum OSThe latest release of macOS
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
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 SoftwareOS X 10.11
iPhoto
iMovie
GarageBand
Pages
Numbers
Keynote

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsMagic Keyboard
Magic Mouse 2 or Magic Trackpad 2

Power

Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power205 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC

References:
Apple Support – iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2015): Technical Specifications

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