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Apple iMac 27-Inch (Late 2013) (ME088 / ME089)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 406 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size and reliability. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the value for money.

usability, design, reliability, size

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple iMac 27-Inch (Late 2013) (ME088 / ME089) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 406 reviews)

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Apple iMac: the best yet!


This computer is one of the best i have owned. In fact it is the best! You can choose to upgrade from the 3.4 ghz processor but honestly for most everyday users, it is more than satisfactory. The only thing I would have to say about the computer before...

Easy To Set Up","Fast","Great Display","Great Extras","Great Software","Quiet","Super Sleek

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Compact, nice screen, fast, easy to setup and grea


We had a PC desktop and finally decided to buy the iMac. This computer is worth the price. It's super easy to setup plus I love how there is only one chord needed! We have had this for over a month and I wish we bought this sooner. PC desktops have a...

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Kids love the upgrade (from 20.5" iMac 2004 version), and I'm really appreciating the much faster processing/rendering of videos and pictures.This product has... good sound quality, Easy to set up, great picture qualityAbout me... Parent with kids,...

Crisp, clear display, fast processing

high cost


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great price for a great mac


apple does it again with a great mac. thanks best buy for all your helpThis product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, Perfect for business, Easy to set up, great picture qualityAbout me... Budget Conscious, Parent with kids, Student,...

awesome and easy set up

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Great machine!!


I Made the switch from PC to Mac for the first time here on this awesome 27". The display is better than I though. Not a problem with glare as I thought there would be with that much glass. Also super easy to multi task with just a swipe and the...

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looks great, feels great, just a bit pricey


looks great, awesome 27' screen and keeping things clean and easy by not having too much wire. also very easy to upgrade ram memory if needed. but its a bit pricey for what it really is, can built one better for the price spent.This product has... Easy...

awesome 27' screen and keeping things clean and easy by not having too much wire. also very easy to upgrade ram memory

its pricey for what it really is, can built one better for the price spent

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This computer is great for video & photo editing!


Made this purchase primarily to edit video/photos. I'm running both FCPX and Adobe's CC and its super-fast. I love the large screen and wireless keyboard/mouse. I've been a PC guy for a long time and I can't say that I'll be switching back anytime...

Fast and easy set up, reliable, huge beautiful screen


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Excellent choice


This is my 4th apple product and i would never ask for anything else.This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, good sound quality, Easy to set up, A nice compact sizeAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Social media enthusiast,...

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State of the art computer


Well this is a pricey computer but as it is from Apple they prize to build a state of the art piece of machinery that is actually fantastic not only on design but also on performance. This computer literally "flies" even when using heavy graphic games....

Simplicity and nice design

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Best I've Ever Had


I recently just finalized my transition from PC to Mac. This iMac in particular took the place of my powerhouse desktop and I haven't looked back since. It's fast, reliable, never freezes, boots up quickly. I have absolutely nothing bad to say about...


Product Specifications


DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Single Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
True Resolution:WQHD

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:vPro
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Mac OS X Lion / Mac OS X Mountain Lion / OS X MAVERICKS
Product Type:AIO


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:H55 / Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-4570 / I5-4670 / I7-3770 / I7-4771