Apple iMac 21.5 inches ME086B/A PC Reviews: Mac OS X Mountain Lion Computer

28 customer reviews

+ This desktop computer scores very high on battery life. - It has no outstanding negative points.

£1300 at 1 retailer out of 419 retailers checked

8.5 out of 10 based on 28 reviews.
Apple iMac 21.5 inches ME086B/A with Intel Haswell Core i5 2.7 GHz Quad Core Core Processor, 8GB of Memory and 1000GB Storage on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. See full product description
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N, General user

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Apple product integrates well with othe Apple products
Bad points:
No clear instructions. The Mac came with preset password but no mention of what the password is.
Less user friendly than window based systems.
Quite expensive.
Overall rating 4.0
How easy to set-up 3.0
Software bundle 3.0
How easy to connect to internet 8.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Jan 2016

Rob, Cheltenham Design or photo editing

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Professional look and styling
Amazing for photo editing
Ease of use and setup
Bad points:
Nothing springs to mind
Overall rating 10.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 10.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Jul 2015

Susie, Edinburgh Design or photo editing

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Slick design right down to the packaging. Intuitive.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 10.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Jun 2014

Caroline, Business user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy and intuitive to use
Bad points:
Software ok but not the same as I am used to so it is taking a bit of learning.
Overall rating 10.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 8.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Jan 2015

Richard, Didcot General user

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
No user nanuals. Mouse difficult to use.
Overall rating 5.0
How easy to set-up 3.0
Software bundle 3.0
How easy to connect to internet 7.0
Value for money 5.0
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2 of 15 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 10 Jan 2014

Gavin, witney General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
All
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 13 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Nov 2013

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 21.5
Operating system Mac OS X Mountain Lion
RAM (Gigabytes) 8
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 1000
Number of cores Quad Core
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Haswell Core i5
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.7
Graphics card brand Intel Iris Pro
Graphics card model number Iris
 

Manufacturer's Description

The stunning all-in-one iMac features a beautiful 21.5-inch widescreen display, fourth generation quad-core Intel Core processors and Iris graphics make it the most powerful iMac yet. And it comes as standard with 8GB memory, a 1TB hard drive and advanced, high-speed connections, including two Thunderbolt ports, four USB 3 ports and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. All in an impossibly thin enclosure that’s only 5mm at the edge.

Fourth-generation quad-core processors
Intel’s fourth generation quad-core i5 processor provides stunning performance for anything from web browsing to video editing. The fourth generation of Intel’s fabled processors also help to keep you and your personal information safer, thanks to built-in security features.

Intel Iris Graphics
Intel’s fourth generation processors work with Intel Iris graphics to deliver eye popping graphics and incredible multimedia experiences, without the need for an additional graphics card.
Stunning ultrathin design
iMac’s premium aluminium casing and glass display make for a stunning, modern looking machine, that looks as good as it performs. It’s incredibly thin, measuring just 5mm at its edge, but still manages to pack a remarkable amount of high performance technology into the same amazingly thin enclosure.

Brilliant widescreen Full HD display
The display uses IPS technology and LED backlighting to ensure that images and videos look great from any seat. The LCD sits right against the ultrathin glass, bringing content closer to you, while the colours have been individually calibrated to deliver rich and vibrant true-to-life colours.

High-speed Connectivity
iMac is packed full of connectivity options, including 802.11ac Wi-Fi, giving you superior performance over an 802.11ac router. It also packs four USB 3.0 ports for then times the performance of USB 2.0, two Thunderbolt ports for connecting compatible monitors and hard drives for data transfer at rapid speeds. It also includes Bluetooth, an SD card slot, Ethernet port and a Mini DisplayPort.

Software Included: Every Mac comes with OS X Mountain Lion, the latest release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system. It delivers 200 new features that make the Mac better than ever and make your Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch work even better together.


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