What you need to know
- Apple has announced a brand new M1 iMac.
- It has confirmed on its website the new iMac will be available with a VESA mount option.
Apple's new M1 iMac will be available with a VESA mount option when it is released next week.
Apple's website for the device states:
Apple announced an insane new iMac with a totally new design and the M1 chip at its April Apple event stating:
The new iMac has new peripherals, an updated FaceTime HD camera, improved speakers, and more.
It will be available in 7 colors, and the price starts at $1,299 for the 7-core GPU and $1,499 for the 8-core GPU version, which is also available in more colors. It also has a bunch of ports for connectivity:
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Ergotron provides further information stating that Apple is using a 100mm x 100mm mounting hole pattern (https://www.ergotron.com/en-us/tools/mount-finder?manufacturerid=949&mod...). This indicates Apple has selected the VESA FDMI MIS-D standard with four M4 x 10mm screws, but I can't find anything on Apple's own tech spec or support pages to confirm this. I do wish that Apple had made the minor aesthetic concession of designing their colour-matched iMac stand to connect to the main body via VESA MIS-D mounting holes, so that buyers could purchase the standard iMac with the included stand and then have the flexibility throughout the computer's lifetime of switching to a VESA display arm.
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