Apple iMac ME088B/A All-in-One Desktop Computer, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1GB Graphics, 1TB, 27"

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Product information

The stunning all-in-one iMac features a beautiful 27-inch widescreen display, fourth generation quad-core Intel Core processors and Nvidia 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.

NVIDIA 700-series graphics
Nvidia's GeForce GT 755M dedicated graphics card with 1GB of video memory will help deliver faster, smoother and more engaging graphics. The 700 series of graphics cards are designed to be whisper quiet, so you won't be disturbed by loud whirrings while you're editing HD videos and images or playing your favourite games.

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.

Please note: This iMac is eligible for a free upgrade to OS X Yosemite through the Mac App store

Mac OS X Yosemite
OS X Yosemite helps to bring iOS and OS X devices together. It's packed full of features that will help you take full advantage of your hardware, without compromising on looks or ease of use. It works with your processor to give you the best possible experience and will keep everything up to date, even when it's in sleep mode.
 
OS X lets you control your Mac with simple, intuitive gestures. Your favourite apps are easy to reach in the Dock, while Launchpad provides quick access to everything. Finder makes it easy to browse and organise your files, with Spotlight ensuring that searching for documents and apps is effortless. It comes with amazing apps like Pages, Numbers, iPhoto, iMovie and Garageband that give you the platform you need for productivity and creativity, with more great apps are available for download from the App Store.
 
If you own and iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 8, then you can move between devices in even smarter ways. Make and receive iPhone calls on your Mac, even if your iPhone is in another room. Send and receive both iMessage and SMS text messages on your Mac. Start an email, document or browsing session on one device and instantly pick it up on another.

Apps Included
| Safari | Mail | iBooks | Mac App Store | iPhoto | iMovie | GarageBand | Pages | Numbers | Keynote | Maps | Calendar | FaceTime | Messages | Contacts | Reminders | Preview | Notes | iTunes | Game Center | Time Machine | Photo Booth |

Accessories Included
Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse
Audio Quality Information Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
Built-in stereo speakers
Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
Yes - 4.0
Brand
Apple
Camera (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
Facetime HD camera
CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive Information Whether this machine can play/burn Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
No
Computer Support Helpline Information We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
Free 90 day computer support
Dimensions
H51.6 x W65.0 x D20.3cm
Ethernet Port Information Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit)
Finish
Aluminium and glass
Fitting type
Freestanding
Generation
4th Generation
Graphics card Information Generate the images you see on your computer screen
Nvidia GeForce GT 755M, 1GB
Graphics Card Series
NVIDIA GeForce GT
Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
Dedicated
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
1TB hard drive
Memory (RAM) Information Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
8GB
Memory Card Slots Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
3-in-1 SD, SDHC, SDXC slot
Model name / number
ME088B/A
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
No
Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
Mac OS X Mavericks
Operating System Filter
OS X
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
4x USB 3.0, 2x Thunderbolt, 1x Mini DisplayPort
Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
Quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i5
Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
3.2GHz to 3.6GHz with Turbo Boost
Processor Type Information Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet.
Intel Core i5
Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
Gloss
Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
2560 x 1440 pixels
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
27"
Touch Screen
No
TV tuner card Information Device that receives digital free-to-air terrestrial and/or analogue television services
No
Type
All-in-One
Voice Recognition Information Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
No
Weight
9.54kg
Wireless Display Information Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
No
Wireless networking
Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

Delivery

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    Standard delivery within 5 working days
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    £6.95
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    £9.95
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  • International delivery not available

Returns

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