iMac 20-inch Mid 2007 Datasheet

iMac 20-inch Aluminum
Source: apple.com – iMac 20-inch Aluminum

In August of 2007, Apple revolutionized the world of computing with the introduction of the 20-inch iMac, a marvel of sleek design and powerful performance. Little did the world know that this elegant machine would become an iconic product in Apple’s illustrious history, setting new standards for desktop computers and reshaping the tech industry landscape.

Apple’s unveiling of the all-new iMac line in 2007 marked a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards innovation and excellence. Boasting stunning 20- and 24-inch widescreen displays encased in elegant aluminum and glass enclosures, the iMac captured the imagination of consumers and professionals alike. Powered by the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors and featuring a built-in iSight camera for video conferencing, the iMac quickly established itself as the ultimate digital lifestyle desktop computer.

Steve Jobs, Apple’s visionary CEO, hailed the new iMac as the most incredible desktop computer ever made, showcasing the innovative use of materials like professional-grade aluminum and glass. The integration of the entire computer system into a sleek aluminum enclosure created a clutter-free desktop experience, while the ultra-thin aluminum Apple Keyboard and optional Apple Wireless Keyboard offered a cable-free setup for maximum convenience.

iMac Aluminum
Source: apple.com – iMac Aluminum

The iMac line packed professional-grade performance into its all-in-one design, featuring Intel Core 2 Duo processors running up to 2.8 GHz, ATI Radeon HD graphics, and up to 4 GB of DDR2 SDRAM memory. With up to 1 TB of internal storage and high-performance connectivity options including AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi networking and Gigabit Ethernet, the iMac was built to handle the demands of a digital lifestyle with ease.

Beyond its stunning design and powerful performance, the iMac also showcased Apple’s commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. Constructed with highly recyclable and durable materials like scratch-resistant glass and professional-grade aluminum, the iMac met stringent Energy Star requirements and set new standards for eco-friendly computing.

Although the iMac 20-inch Mid 2007 was eventually discontinued in 2008, its legacy lives on as a testament to Apple’s dedication to innovative design and cutting-edge technology. Even 16 years later, the memories of its fast performance and stylish design continue to resonate with those who owned and admired this iconic computer.

iMac 20- and 24-inch Aluminum
Source: apple.com – iMac 20- and 24-inch Aluminum

iMac 20-inch Mid 2007 Details

IntroducedAugust 7, 2007 – 16 years ago
DiscontinuedApril 28, 2008 – 16 years ago
Time on the Market265 days (8 months)
Model IdentifieriMac7,1
Model NumberA1224
EMC2133
Order NumberMA876LL/A (2.0 GHz)
MA877LL/A (2.4 GHz)
Original Price$1,199
$1,449
ColorsAluminum
Weight20 Ibs.
9.071 KG
Dimensions18.5” H x 19.1” W x 7.4” D
47 cm H x 48.51 cm W x 18.79 cm D

iMac 20-inch Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T7300 “Merom” (2 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 “Merom” (2.4 GHz)
Processor Speed2 GHz
2.4 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus800 MHz
Cache4 MB shared L2 at full processor speed

Storage & Media

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

Memory

Built-in Memory1 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
6 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC2-5300 200-pin DDR2 SO-DIMM 667 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display20″ TFT LCD glossy widescreen Display
Brightness290 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 1050 (Native)

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Radeon HD 2400 XT
ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO
Graphics Memory128 MB GDDR3 (ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT)
256 MB GDDR3 (ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO)
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
CameraiSight

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/100
Hard Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)

Connections

Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 – support for jumbo frames)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
USB3 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire1 – 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)

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
Apple Mighty Mouse
Apple Remote

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.4.10
Later OSMac OS X 10.5
Mac OS X 10.5.2
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.4
iLife ’08 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
iWork ’08 (30-day trial)

Power

Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power200 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC

iMac Mid 2007 Introduction Video

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