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

alaTest has collected and analyzed 395 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the reliability and size are generally positive. The design and usability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the value for money.

usability, design, size, reliability

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 395 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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Top quality Desktop!!


There is no other desktop that can compare with this iMac. The quality is amazing and it's simple to use. It's the most user friendly and if you have a iphone or ipad already, you will have no problem using this desktop. I highly recommend it!!

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Pleased with first iMac purchase


This is my first purchase of an iMac. I've always used PCs in the home. The ease of use and the applications available for my purposes are great. I'm currently using it for remote access, budgeting, and internet access. I'm starting to use Xcode to...

large screen, fast boot up speed

built in speakers sound quality is lacking


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Great Comupter so far.


I am finding it harder to learn moving from a PC, but so far it is somewhat intuitive. I would suggest some training that Best Buy could possibly offer.This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, good sound quality, Easy to set up, A nice...

Faster than my previous PC and hopefully more reliable

Learning curve changing over from a PC

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Awesome computer, windows no more.


Best investment ever, replaced PC, just have to buy office programs, easy setup and to move over files.This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, Perfect for business, Easy to set up, great picture quality, Lightning fastAbout me......

Easy to use and setup

Have to buy DVD burner, no big deal

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Very very nice


Bought new for wife, as I am a PC guy Mac is somewhat growing on me. The picture options and this screen is deadly.

Picture and options

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Great computer for doing my video work.


A great computer that does it all. Purchased for work and I couldn't be more happy!This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, Perfect for business, good sound quality, Easy to set up, great picture qualityAbout me... Parent with kids,...

Was easy to set up

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Great product!


Love using thunderbolt with my air on the 27 inch display!This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, good sound quality, Easy to set up, great picture quality, Lightning fastAbout me... Student

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Best product


And they price match it for me, the product is great and work properly.I like it a lot

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Seems great


I've only had this a month and so far it seems to live up to what friends have said about their Macs. I was worried about downloading the drivers for my 8 year old laser printer, but that was probably the easiest thing about setup- I found the printer...

Easy to use

Learning a new system

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