The newly-released entry level Apple iMac may seem a less attractive proposition for some tech fans after it was revealed it will not be user upgradeable.
A teardown from the OWC site shows the machine's built-in 8GB RAM is soldered to the motherboard, meaning owners will not be able to expand it further after the fact.
The £899 ($1,099, AU$1349), 21.5-inch device is Apple's most affordable option yet. It's £150 ($200) less expensive than the next model up, which also comes with 8GB of RAM.
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However, those existing models have two internal SDRAM slots inside the computer, allowing users to boost the RAM to 16GB at a later date.
Will buyers care?
When the considerable drop off in processing power (1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, compared with 2.7GHz quad-core on the next model up) is factored in, those savings don't seem so great after all.
On the other side of the coin, the entry-level iMac might be less likely to attract users who would be looking to upgrade RAM in the first place.
Is it a turn off for you? Let us know your thoughts below...