Apple Launches New 24-inch iMac with M3 Chip

Apple has announced a new 24-inch iMac powered by the latest Apple Silicon M3 chip. The new iMac is available to order today, and will start shipping on November 7.

Apple Launches New 24-inch iMac with M3 Chip 1

The new iMac has the same design as the previous model, but it features a number of significant upgrades, including:

  • A faster M3 chip with up to 2x better performance than Intel-based iMac models
  • A more powerful GPU with up to 50% faster frame rates
  • A 1080p FaceTime HD camera with an advanced image signal processor (ISP)
  • A high-fidelity six-speaker system with force-cancelling woofers and support for Spatial Audio
  • Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity

The new iMac is available in four colors: green, pink, blue, and silver. It starts at $1,299 for the base model with an 8-core GPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The higher-end model with a 10-core GPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD starts at $1,499.

Here is a summary of the key features of the new 24-inch iMac with M3 chip:

  • Display: 24-inch 4.5K Retina Display with 11.3 million pixels and over a billion colors
  • Operating System: macOS 14 Sonoma
  • Chip: Apple M3, 16-core Neural Engine
  • CPU: 8-core with 4 performance cores + 4 efficiency cores
  • GPU: 8-core / 10-core (Four port model), Hardware-accelerated Ray Tracing, H.264, HEVC, ProRes, ProRes RAW, AV1
  • Unified Memory: Up to 24 GB (8 / 16 / 24), 100GB/s memory bandwidth
  • Storage: Up to 1 TB / 2 TB SSD (256 GB / 512 GB / 1TB / 2TB)
  • Camera: 1080p FaceTime HD Camera
  • Audio: 3.5 mm headphone jack, 6 speaker system, Stereo sound, Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos, Three-mic array
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.3
  • Ports: Base model – Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, Configurable with Gigabit Ethernet; 10-Core GPU model – Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, Two USB 3 ports, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Keyboard: Magic Keyboard / Magic Keyboard with Touch ID / Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad
  • Trackpad: Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad
  • Dimensions: 18.1 x 21.5 x 5.8 inches (46.1 x 54.7 x 14.7 cm)
  • Weight: 9.75 pounds (4.43 kg)
  • In the box: iMac, Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse, 143W Power Adapter, 2M Power Cord, USB-C to Lightning Cable,
  • Misc: Apple Pay, Siri

Pricing and Availability

The new 24-inch iMac with M3 chip starts at $1,299 for the base model and $1,499 for the higher-end model. It is available to order today on and in the Apple Store app in 27 countries and regions. The computers will start shipping to buyers from November 7, and will also be available in Apple Store locations and Apple Authorized Resellers from the same date.

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