iMac 21.5-inch Early 2013 Datasheet

iMac 21.5-inch Slim
Source: – iMac 21.5-inch Slim

The Apple iMac 21.5-inch Early 2013 (Education Only) is a personal computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2013 to 2014 as part of the iMac series. The computer was introduced on March 5, 2013, and its price started at $1,099.

The new iMac features a 3.3 GHz Intel Core i3 3225 processor, 4 GB of RAM, a 21.5-inch glossy LED-backlit IPS LCD Display, 500 GB hard drive, new Slim aluminum housing, Ambient Light Sensor, FaceTime HD camera, USB 3.0 ports, an SDXD card slot, and 512 MB Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics in the base model.

This iMac has been discontinued on June 18, 2014. Today iMac 21.5-inch Early 2013 is 11 years old!

iMac 21.5-inch Early 2013 Details

IntroducedMarch 5, 2013 – 11 years ago
DiscontinuedJune 18, 2014 – 9 years ago
Last Software UpdateJuly 20, 2022 – 22 months ago
Time on the Market15 months (1 year)
Time of Support112 months (9 years)
Model IdentifieriMac13,1
Model NumberA1418
Order NumberME699LL/A
Original Price$1,099
Weight12.5 Ibs.
5.669 KG
Dimensions17.7” H x 20.8” W x 6.9” D
44.95 cm H x 52.83 cm W x 17.52 cm D

iMac 21.5-inch Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i3 3225 “Ivy Bridge”
Processor Speed3.3 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedN/A
Number of Cores2
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
Cache3 MB L3

Storage & Media

Storage500 GB HDD
1 TB Fusion Drive
128 GB SSD
256 GB SSD
512 GB SSD
Media1 – MacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)


Built-in Memory4 GB
8 GB
16 GB
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC3-12800 204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM 1600 MHz (Non-user-accessible)
Interleaving SupportYes


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


Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Memory512 MB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection2 – Thunderbolt
Display SupportSupport for up to two Thunderbolt displays
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, AirPlay Mirroring, and Target Display
External ResolutionUp to 2560 x 1600 pixels
CameraFaceTime HD
*Memory may vary depending on graphics needs.


Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface2 – 6 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
USB4 – Up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt2 – Thunderbolt 2 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
1 – Dual microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Thunderbolt

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
Magic Mouse


Original OSOS X 10.8.2
Maximum OSmacOS 10.15.7
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareOS X 10.8
iLife ’11 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand)


Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power205 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC

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