New iMac Review: Apple’s Cheapest Option Is Also Its Slowest

Apple cuts $200 from iMac price to compete in the education market

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New iMac Review: Apple’s Cheapest Option Is Also Its Slowest

Apple (AAPL) watchers have been expecting the company to release Retina display iMacs for months.

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When Apple shut down its online store briefly to refresh the iMac line, most people were caught off guard when no Retina iMacs appeared — instead, there was a cheaper, new iMac going for $1099, a savings of $200 compared to the previous lowest entry level model (that one now becomes the mid-range option).

Visually, the iMac released on June 18 seems identical to the more expensive 21.5-inch models Apple sells. So what’s the difference? Is this new iMac a bargain, or has Apple cut corners somewhere to get the price down?

Read our new iMac review to find out.


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