iMac 24-inch

The Apple iMac 24-inch (Late 2006) is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2006 to 2007 as part of the iMac series. The computer has been introduced on September 6, 2006, and its price started at $1999.

The new iMac features a 2.16 GHz or 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 1 GB of RAM, 24-inch LCD TFT Display, 250 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, Ambient Light Sensor, iSight camera, built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, USB 2.0 ports, standard AirPort Extreme Card, and 128 MB NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT graphics in the base model.

This iMac has been discontinued on August 7, 2007.

Today iMac 24-inch is 17 years old!

iMac 2006
Source: – iMac 2006

iMac 24-inch Late 2006 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 6, 2006
DiscontinuedAugust 7, 2007
Model IdentifieriMac6,1
Model NumberA1200
Order NumberMA456LL/A
Original Price$1,999
Weight24.7 Ibs.
11.203 KG
Dimensions20.6” H x 22.6” W x 8.1” D
52.32 cm H x 57.4 cm W x 20.57 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T7400 “Merom” (2.16 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 “Merom” (2.33 GHz)
Processor Speed2.16 GHz
2.33 GHz
Number of Cores2
System Bus667 MHz
Cache4 MB shared L2 at full processor speed

Storage & Media

Storage250 GB
500 GB
750 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive


Built-in Memory1 GB
Maximum Memory3 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC2-5300 200-pin DDR2 SO-DIMM 667 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display24″ TFT LCD Display
Brightness400 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
840 x 524
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1280 x 800
1344 x 840
1680 x 1000
1920 x 1200 (Native)


Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT
Graphics Memory128 MB GDDR3
256 MB GDDR3
Display Connection1 – Mini-DVI (DVI, VGA, Composite, and S-video with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 1920 x 1200 pixels on Digital
Up to 2045 x 1536 pixels on Analog


Expansion SlotsNone
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/100
Hard Drive Interface1.5 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 – support for jumbo frames)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
USB3 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps
1 – 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 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini-DVI (DVI, VGA, Composite, and S-video with adapter)


Original OSMac OS X 10.4.7
Later OSMac OS X 10.4.8
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.7.5
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.4
iLife ’06 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive
iWork ’06 (30-day trial)
QuickBooks for Mac New User Edition
Comic Life
FileMaker Pro trial
Omni Outliner
Photo Booth
Front Row
Apple Hardware Test

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Keyboard
Apple Mighty Mouse
Apple Remote


Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium (922 – 6476)
Maximum Continuous Power220 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC

Apple Support – iMac (Late 2006): Technical Specifications

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