iMac G4 review: Bold system avoids the sophomore slump

Apple's newest all-in-one is nothing short of a triumph.

Apple iMac G4
  • Expert Rating

    4.50 / 5

Pros

  • Adjustable display
  • Innovative design
  • Fast G4 processor

Cons

  • Not as fast as Power Mac G4 with same processor speed
  • All ports are on back of base
  • No composite video out or support for unmirrored displays

Bottom Line

As the best-selling Mac of all time, the original iMac set a standard for Apple that's tough on top. To stand a chance, the design of any follow-up iMac would have to be just as bold, as remarkably different as the original. Apple. Apple has succeeded-its new pivoting two-piece flat-panel iMac is a triumph in terms of design, computing power, and value.

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As the best-selling Mac of all time, the original iMac set a standard for Apple that's tough to top. To stand a chance, the design of any follow-up iMac would have to be just as bold, as remarkably different as the original. Apple has succeeded–its new pivoting two-piece flat-panel iMac is a triumph in terms of design, computing power, and value.

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