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Apple 21.5″ iMac Slim Quad Core i5 2.7Ghz (2013)

Apple 21.5″ iMac Slim Quad Core i5 2.7Ghz (2013)

From: £555.00

 

Specification


Condition:Grade B - Click for more info.
Processor:Quad Core i5 2.7Ghz
Memory (RAM):Configure up to 16GB (1600Mhz)
Storage:Configure up to 480GB SSD
Graphics:Iris Pro 5200 (1.5GB)
Screen:21.5" Widescreen (1920x1200)
Operating System:macOS Mojave 10.14
Warranty:1 Year Warranty - Click for more info.
Delivery Time:Next Day Delivery (48Hr Dispatch) - Click for more info.

 

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Apple Bluetooth Keyboard & New Ergo Mouse

Apple Full Size Keyboard & Mighty Mouse

Apple Magic Mouse & Keyboard (Gen 2)

PC Mouse and Keyboard

These iMac’s are in excellent condition & are fully ASD tested and refurbished by our own in house team of Apple Certified Technicians to work straight from the box, with a fresh installation of the latest Apple macOS Mojave and come with a free 12 month warranty, so you can buy with confidence.

The 21.5″ widescreen display features LED backlighting for vibrant, accurate color. With in-plane switching (IPS) technology, the iMac has a wide 178° viewing angle. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, supported by a dedicated Intel Iris Pro 5200 graphics card with 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory.

Powered by a quad-core 4th-generation Haswell 2.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor, the iMac takes advantage of each core to optimize performance. The 4th-gen Haswell/Crystalwell Intel processor also allows for low voltage usage for better energy efficiency. The system also has 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM, either a Fusion drive or Solid State Drive, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac/a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, a FaceTime HD camera, dual microphones and built-in stereo speakers.

Apple iMac 21.5″ ME086LL/A – Design release Late 2013

The 21.5″ widescreen display features LED backlighting for vibrant, accurate color. With in-plane switching (IPS) technology, the iMac has a wide 178° viewing angle. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, supported by a dedicated Intel Iris Pro 5200 graphics card with 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory.

Powered by a quad-core 4th-generation Haswell 2.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor, the iMac takes advantage of each core to optimize performance. The 4th-gen Haswell/Crystalwell Intel processor also allows for low voltage usage for better energy efficiency. The system also has 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM, either a Fusion drive or Solid State Drive, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac/a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, a FaceTime HD camera, dual microphones and built-in stereo speakers.

Design

Impossibly Thin
Just a mere 5mm at its edge, the iMac has up to 40 percent less volume than the 2011 iMac. Using an advanced welding method called friction-stir welding, Apple was able to join the front and the back of the iMac together directly
True-to-Life Colors
None of these innovations would matter much if the iMac display didn’t deliver vivid, true-to-life color. Which is why Apple puts every single display through an exacting color-calibration process using three state-of-the-art spectroradiometers: one to measure gamma, one to measure white point, and one to check the work of the other two. This equipment is tuned to meet color standards recognized around the world for precision and accuracy

Performance

4th Generation Haswell/Crystalwell Intel Core i5 Processor
The iMac houses a 4th generation Haswell/Crystalwell Intel Core i5 processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.7GHz. It can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The 4th-gen Haswell Intel processor uses low voltage for better energy efficiency while still providing fast performance
Intel Iris Pro 5200 Graphics
The integrated Intel Iris Pro 5200 graphics processor with 128 MB of “Crystalwell” embedded DRAM with 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory are faster than the previous generation and have double the video memory. That translates into more frames per second, smoother animation and better responsiveness when you’re using graphics-intensive apps like 3D games, high-resolution photo and video editors and more
Storage
The iMac comes with a either 1TB Fusion drive or a Solid State drive, which will provide up to 4 times faster read/write speeds.
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt technology is phenomenally fast. It features two 10-Gbps channels for data transfer. That’s up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. But beyond speed, Thunderbolt gives you unprecedented expansion capabilities. You can daisy-chain as many as six Thunderbolt devices – including two Apple Thunderbolt Displays – to a single port. And since Thunderbolt is based on DisplayPort technology, Mini DisplayPort devices like the Apple LED Cinema Display plug right in, too
USB 3.0
With USB 3.0, you can connect your external hard drive transfer large files in seconds instead of minutes. Every iMac comes with four USB 3.0 ports – with speeds up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 – and you can connect all your USB-compatible devices, including your iPhone, iPad, iPod or digital camera
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
The 802.11ac/a/b/g/n wireless technology automatically locates your Wi-Fi network, so you can connect and start surfing the web, printing, and streaming your music wirelessly. Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology is also built in, so you can connect accessories such as a wireless keyboard and mouse
Audio and Visual
Apple managed to include built-in speakers that deliver high-fidelity sound despite its thin bezel. So when you’re listening to that new album, watching the latest flick, or playing your favorite action game, you’ll get immersive sound and a surprisingly wide soundstage. The iMac has two built-in microphones that work together to focus on your voice and filter out the sounds around you. That means more accuracy when you’re using Dictation and better clarity during FaceTime video calls. The built-in 720p FaceTime HD camera lets you make video calls that are so clear, it seems like everyone’s in the same room. Make FaceTime calls from your iMac to any FaceTime-enabled Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

 

 

 

Battery Life & Condition


During the assessment stage of our system we use a measure we call the 80% rule. This rule is our boundary for battery replacement. Our technicians look at the full charge capacity of the laptop vs the design capacity as well as cycle count. If this falls below what we regard as less than 80% of the original battery life we fit the system with brand new battery.

How long will my battery last?

We anticipate that the minimum battery life of your system will be above 5h of general usage.

Please note this is not guaranteed as all users use their laptops in different ways. This figure is an average taken using a wide range of systems from different years.

 

Condition Grades


 

A


Systems classified as grade A we regard as being as good as new. These systems show only the minor signs of use on the external casing. All screens are checked and free of any inconsistencies or imperfections.

 

B


Our B grade condition systems will include minor visible cosmetic wear. This could include cosmetic imperfections such as scratches, scuffs or dents to the body. None of the issues interfere with the functionality of the system.

 

C


Anything we consider as grade C has clearly visible cosmetic wear. This includes deeper scratches and/or dents in the casing. Screens may also include imperfections such as dead pixels or blemishes and if applicable this is clearly stated.

If you’re budget conscious a C grade system can be the ideal solution for those looking to save and still have all the benefits and functionality of the Mac.

 

All systems provided come in 100% full working order and with our industry leading warranty. The conditions we describe below are only in relation to the cosmetic appearance of our machines. We never supply systems with technical faults unless clearly stated in the condition description. When pricing a system the condition grade is an attributing factor and a reduction of price will be seen on lower grades.

How much memory do I need?


Use CaseDescription4GB8GB16GB32GB
Office ProductivityBasic Document Work
Large Documents, Heavy Multitasking
Web BrowsingBasic Multitab Browsing
Heavy (30+ Tab) Browsing
Media StreamingAudio or Video (Netflix/Youtube)
Photo EditingBasic
Intermediate
Advanced
Video Editing / Music ProductionLow-End (1080p)
Mid-Range (2K – With Supported Graphics Card)
High-End (4K With Supported Graphics Card)

 

 

What is an SSD and why do we supply them with every system?


FactorDifference
Access Time (amount of time required to find your data).An SSD is 190% faster.
ReliabilityAn SSD is 120% more reliable.
Energy Savings An SSD has 100% lower power consumption. (Longer battery life).
Backup TimeSSDs on average are 110% faster to backup.

 

 

We no longer supply Hard Disk Drives (HDD) storage and only install Solid State Drives (SSD).
The reason for this is that is that Apple has introduced a new file saving system called APFS, with the latest macOS High Sierra, which is:
Designed specifically for Solid State Drives.
– Optimizes data storage for increased speed.
SSDs can access all data storage locations simultaneously. An HDD cannot do this.
An HDD just like a vinyl player uses its needle to play your song an HDD uses a needle to read your data. An SSD doesn’t need a needle as it has access to everything instantly. APFS scatters your data across your drive for efficiency with SSDs, however, this has the adverse effect with HDDs and dramatically reduces performance and progressively worsens over time.
Because of this, we stopped supplying any products that have macOS High Sierra with HDD storage a long time ago. All of these products have the old HDD removed and an SSD installed to replace it. Benefits of this are:
– Improved reliability with no physical wear from moving parts.
– Improved performance at 4x faster with no reduction in disk speed over time.
– Increased longevity of your Mac with the use of upgraded current technology.

All of our items include our industry-leading warranty with exclusive access to our support centre. With a myriad of warranty benefits your never more than a phone call away from your technical issues being solved.

The MacBank Protection Plan for your Apple Mac includes three years of hardware & software technical support as well as further service options from our in-house team.

With your purchase of our Protection Plan, you are only ever one phone call away from a trained technician ready to answer questions about your Apple Mac. As a Protection Plan customer, you’ll get priority access to our helpdesk of Apple Certified technicians.


Standard WarrantyProtection Plan
Term1 Year (unless otherwise stated).3 Years
CostsIncluded with your purchase.From £99
SupportThe warranty includes technical support from our experience Apple certified team.

If a problem arises with your product, please contact our customer service department, and they will ensure your issue is dealt with swiftly.

Our protection plan includes priority access to Apple Certified Experts via phone, email, live chat and internet remote access support via a secure connection.
Hardware & SoftwareIf a problem occurs with your hardware or software using our collect & return service we can efficiently repair your system and return to you ready to go. If your system cannot be repaired, we will replace it with a comparable system. Repairs are performed on-site using genuine parts & software.Your priority status continues, and your repairs are fast-tracked into our repair centre and completed first.
Not includedShipping costs for repairs, packaging costs incurred by you, software installation costs, data recovery costs, data loss, water damage, fall damage and any other type of damage caused by you.Our protection plan covers the courier cost of your first claim.
DetailsClick here for terms and conditions.For details about our Protection Plan click here.

Additional Information

Storage

120GB SSD, 1TB Fusion Drive, 240GB SSD, 480GB SSD

Memory

16GB, 8GB

Screen Size

21.5-inch

Processor

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About our warranty:

These MacBank items includes our FREE 12 month return to base warranty, phone, email and remote support (If applicable) via our secure high speed internet connection.

Our warranty covers all of the components in our Mac systems, if one should fail, we will endeavour to replace or repair it at your convenience.

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Dispatch and Delivery:

We aim to pack and dispatch all our items within 48 hours of payment (Monday to Friday). Items purchased over the weekend will usually be dispatched on Monday. For the entire UK, all items are delivered free of charge. Shipping to mainland Europe is also available.

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System I/O:

2 x Thunderbolt
1 x Ethernet
4 x USB 3.0

 

Whats in the box:

1 x Apple iMac 21.5″ 14,1
1 x UK Power Cable