Apple just launched this new Mac as refurbished, and it will be cheaper

If we want to buy Apple products cheaper in the official store, the Refurbished and Certified section offers us a good range of equipment that has been repaired and tuned. In it we find the vast majority of iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, etc. models. And not only from previous shipments: also from new models. If we focus on computers, Apple has just introduced a new device in this category. Do you want to know which one it is? We'll tell you which one it is!

The iMac is Apple's quintessential desktop computer. Last year 2023 it underwent an internal redesign, which improved its specifications. If in the 2021 model we found the Apple Silicon M1 processor, last year's model mounted the new three-nanometer chips, Apple Silicon M3. It is a computer that was renewed in October, and four months later, it can now be purchased reconditioned.

The new iMac M3 can now be purchased refurbished in the Apple Store

It was the English-speaking news outlet MacRumors who reported the news. The 24-inch iMac model with M3 processor can now be purchased in the refurbished section on Apple's official website. However, since this is a recent movement, At the moment it is only available on the United States website.

Gradually, all the products that Apple sells as refurbished in the US end up reaching more countries, as is the case of the 15-inch MacBook Air with M2 processor, which in this case was renewed in 2022 and, even so, it is a recent launch. And how much does this refurbished iMac M3 cost?

One of the configurations shown on the Apple USA website is the following:

  • Apple SIlicon M3 processor
  • 8 CPU cores
  • 8 GPU cores
  • 8GB of unified memory (RAM)
  • 256GB of internal SSD storage space
  • Two Thunderbolt USB Type-C ports on the rear

In the United States, this configuration retails for $1,299. However, buying it refurbished represents a saving of $200, as it sells for just $1,099. Apple's pricing policy, for this type of equipment, is that they always have a price lower than what they cost new. Even if they are recent devices. According to what MacRumors points out, The discount for purchasing equipment of this type is 15%.

As for the packaging, the new refurbished iMac M3 comes with the white box, much more minimalist, in which only the Apple logo and the word iMac can be seen. In it we find the computer, the Magic Keyboard, the Magic Mouse, the power adapter, a 2-meter braided charging cable and a braided USB type C to Lightning cable. So, in addition to the savings it represents, we will not have to buy the accessories separately.

It must be remembered that in the refurbished Apple products section you cannot choose the configurations, as is the case when we buy new ones. When a product comes in, it is restored but its original hardware is not modified.

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