iMac with Flat Panel Display

The Apple iMac with Flat Panel Display is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2002 to 2003 as part of the iMac G4 series of iMac computers. The computer has been introduced on January 7, 2002, and its price started at $1299.

The all-new iMac features a 700 MHz PowerPC 7441 G4 or 800 MHz PowerPC 7445 G4 processor, 128 MB or 256 MB of RAM, 15-inch LCD TFT Display, 40 GB or 60 GB hard drive, tray-loading 8x CD-RW drive / DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” drive or 2x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”, and 32 MB NVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics.

This iMac has been discontinued on February 4, 2003, and has been replaced by the iMac 15-inch Early 2003.

Today iMac with Flat Panel Display is 21 years old!

iMac with Flat Panel Display
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iMac with Flat Panel Display Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 7, 2002
DiscontinuedFebruary 4, 2003
Model IdentifierPowerMac4,2
Model NumberM6498
Order NumberM8672LL/A (700 MHz)
M8672LL/B (700 MHz)
M7677LL/A (700 MHz)
M7677LL/B (700 MHz)
M8535LL/A (800 MHz)
M8535LL/B (800 MHz)
Original Price$1,299
$1,399 (From March 21, 2002, to August 31, 2002)
$1,599 (From March 21, 2002, to August 31, 2002)
$1,899 (From March 21, 2002, to July 17, 2002)
Weight21.3 Ibs.
9.661 KG
Dimensions12.95 – 20” H x 15.1 – 16.3” W x 10.6 – 16.3” D
32.89 – 50.8 cm H x 38.35 – 41.4 cm W x 26.92 – 41.4 cm D
Base diameter 10.6″ / 26.92 cm

Tech Specs


ProcessorPowerPC 7511 G4
PowerPC 7545 G4
Processor Speed700 MHz
800 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
256 KB backside L2
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage40 GB
60 GB
Media1 – 8x CD-RW drive or DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” drive or 2x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”


Built-in Memory128 MB
256 MB
Maximum Memory1 GB
Memory Slots1 – PC-133 133-pin SO-DIMM (User accessible)
1 – PC-133 168-pin SDRAM (Factory-installed)
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo


Built-in Display15″ TFT LCD Display
Brightness200 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768


Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce2 MX
Graphics Memory32 MB
Display Connection1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)
Display ModesVideo mirroring only
External Resolution640 x 480 at 60Hz
800 x 600 at 75Hz
1024 x 768 at 75Hz


Expansion SlotsNone
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA (Shared with hard disk drive)
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA (Shared with optical drive)


Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
USB3 – 12 Mbps
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps (8W total power)
Audio In1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – 2.5-mm Apple Pro Speaker minijack
1 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)


Original OSMac OS 9.2.2
Mac OS X 10.1.2
Later OSMac OS X 10.1.3
Mac OS X 10.1.4
Mac OS X 10.2
Mac OS X 10.2.3
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM 9.0.1
Bundled SoftwareMac OS 9.2 or Mac OS X
iMovie 2
iTunes 2
iDVD 2 (SuperDrive-equipped system only)
DVD Player
Mac OS X Mail
Microsoft Internet Explorer
EarthLink (includes 30 days of free service)
Quicken 2002 Deluxe
World Book Mac OS X Edition
Mac OS X Chess
Otto Matic
Deimos Rising
Acrobat Reader

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Pro Keyboard
Apple Pro Mouse


Backup Battery3.6 V Lithium (922-4760)
Maximum Continuous Power130 W
Line Voltage90-264 V AC

Apple Support – iMac (Flat Panel): Technical Specifications

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