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[* black] Our midrange unit comes with two Thunderbolt 4 ports and two regular USB-C ports. That's twice as many asdouble the base model, but not particularly impressivemuch for a desktop. HopefullyMaybe there's room internally for expansion and eventual upgrades.expansion?
[* black] Our midrange unit comes with two Thunderbolt 4 ports and two regular USB-C ports. That's twice as many asdouble the base model, but not particularly impressivemuch for a desktop. HopefullyMaybe there's room internally for expansion and eventual upgrades.expansion?
[* icon_note] But hey, if it's color options you're after, you're in luck—there are more of those than there are ports.
[* black] Are we about to enter the Matrix? ThatThe circular power port looks like the receiver for a [link|https://guide-images.cdn.ifixit.com/igi/mTGMD2DrWvVAo6ME.full|headjack|new_window=truesomething out of [link|https://guide-images.cdn.ifixit.com/igi/mTGMD2DrWvVAo6ME.full|the Matrix|new_window=true]. Better take this iMac apart quick, before it learns kung fu.
[* black] As expected, beneath the base we find the usual regulatory markings: aThe foot features a new model number: A2438 model number, and aplus the unique identifier of EMC 3663.
[* black] It's also
3663, and touts "Made in Thailand" instead of China, likely due to recent tensions (and tariffs) with the latter.Thailand."
[* icon_reminder] Historically
iMacs historically were assembled in China, while a few were [guide|11936|built|stepid=42486|new_window=true] [guide|30260|in the|stepid=70935|new_window=true] [guide|92170|States|stepid=172297|new_window=true]. China may be on the due to recent tensions (and tariffs).
[* black] The newM1 iMac is about the thickness of two iPads. But unlike these newer iPads, Apple didn't forget a headphone jack—it's on the side this time, because [link|https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1384578916350836736|the depth ofiPads thin—[link|https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1384578916350836736|not deep enough|new_window=true] for a headphone jack, so iMac turned its jack is greater than the iMac's thickness|new_window=true], if you can believe itsideways to fit.
[* black] Are we about to enter the Matrix? ThatThe circular power port looks like the receiver for a [link|https://guide-images.cdn.ifixit.com/igi/mTGMD2DrWvVAo6ME.full|headjack|new_window=truesomething out of [link|https://guide-images.cdn.ifixit.com/igi/mTGMD2DrWvVAo6ME.full|the Matrix|new_window=true]. Better take this iMac apart quick, before it learns kung fu.
[* black] As expected, beneath the base we find the usual regulatory markings: aThe foot features a new model number: A2438 model number, and aplus the unique identifier of EMC 3663.
[* black] It's also
3663, and touts "Made in Thailand" instead of China, likely due to recent tensions (and tariffs) with the latter.Thailand."
[* icon_reminder] Historically
iMacs historically were assembled in China, while a few were [guide|11936|built|stepid=42486|new_window=true] [guide|30260|in the|stepid=70935|new_window=true] [guide|92170|States|stepid=172297|new_window=true]. China may be on the due to recent tensions (and tariffs).
[* black] The newM1 iMac is about the thickness of two iPads. But unlike these newer iPads, Apple didn't forget a headphone jack—it's on the side this time, because [link|https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1384578916350836736|the depth ofiPads thin—[link|https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1384578916350836736|not deep enough|new_window=true] for a headphone jack, so iMac turned its jack is greater than the iMac's thickness|new_window=true], if you can believe itsideways to fit.