As we reported earlier today, Apple has released a new $1,099 iMac model with new specs including a 1.4GHz Dual-Core i5 processor (vs. a 2.7GHz i5 Quad-Core processor in the $1,299 model), a HD 5000 Graphics card and a 500GB hard drive.
Now that we’ve had time to teardown the new iMac, unlike the $1,299 iMac, we found this iMac has the memory soldered to the motherboard removing any possibility of adding additional memory. Users will be permanently locked in to the 8GB of memory, as there is no Apple factory upgrade option.
Check out the gallery below for a closer look at the new iMac model:
View a large image of the 2014 21.5” iMac motherboard here.
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