Apple's new iMac is slim and colorful, but the humble Mac Mini is the better Apple desktop

Published May 17 2021 at 3:01 PM GMT
  • iMac (small)Mac Mini (2020) with M1 (small) Apple's redesigned iMac starts at $1,299 with Apple's M1 processor.
  • The new model replaces the old 21.5-inch screen with a 24-inch Retina display and boasts an 11-millimeter profile.
  • The 2021 iMac is the first Apple all-in-one to have the fast and efficient M1 chip, but it's the second Mac desktop to equip it.
  • The 2020 Mac Mini, announced alongside an updated MacBook Air and Pro, was the first desktop with Apple's M1 processor inside.
  • Apple's new 24-inch iMac and the 2020 Mac Mini target the same mainstream Mac shopper looking for a powerful, yet affordable, desktop.



  • Published May 17, 2021 3:01 PM GMT