iMac 21.5-inch Mid 2010

The Apple iMac 21.5-inch Mid 2010 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2010 to 2011 as part of the iMac series. The computer has been introduced on July 27, 2010, and its price started at $1199.

The new iMac features a 3.06 GHz or 3.2 GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.6 GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 21.5-inch glossy LED-backlit IPS LCD Display, 500 GB or 1 TB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, Ambient Light Sensor, iSight camera, USB 2.0 ports, and 256 MB ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics in the base model.

This iMac has been discontinued on May 3, 2011.

Today iMac 21.5-inch Mid 2010 is 13 years old!

iMac 21.5-inch
Source: – iMac 21.5-inch

iMac 21.5-inch Mid 2010 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 27, 2010
DiscontinuedMay 3, 2011
Model IdentifieriMac11,2
Model NumberA1311
Order NumberMC508LL/A
Original Price$1,199
Weight20.5 Ibs.
9.298 KG
Dimensions17.75” H x 20.8” W x 7.42” D
45.08 cm H x 52.83 cm W x 18.84 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i3 540 “Clarkdale” (3.06 GHz)
Intel Core i3 550 “Clarkdale” (3.2 GHz)
Intel Core i5 680 “Clarkdale” (3.6 GHz)
Processor Speed3.06 GHz
3.2 GHz
3.6 GHz
Number of Cores2
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 2.5 GT/s
Cache4 MB L3

Storage & Media

Storage500 GB
1 TB
2 TB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive


Built-in Memory4 GB
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory Slots4 – PC3-10600 204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM 1333 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes


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


Graphics CardATI Radeon HD 4670
ATI Radeon HD 5670
Graphics Memory256 MB GDDR3 SDRAM (ATI Radeon HD 4670)
512 MB GDDR3 SDRAM (ATI Radeon HD 5670)
Display Connection1 – Mini DisplayPort (VGA, DVI, or dual-link DVI with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 x 1600 pixels


Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Optical Drive InterfaceUnknown
Hard Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
USB4 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire1 – 800 Mbps
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote only
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
2 – Internal 17 W amplifiers
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini DisplayPort (VGA, DVI, or dual-link DVI with adapter)


Original OSMac OS X 10.6.3
Later OSMac OS X 10.6.4
Maximum OSmacOS 10.13.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.6
iLife ’09 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Wireless Aluminum Keyboard
Magic Mouse


Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power241 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC

Apple Support – iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2010): Technical Specifications

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