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Where is the iMac made (country of origin)?

by FastJet123 / September 18, 2008 8:08 AM PDT

Where is the iMac made in? Someone in my family is willing to buy me a iMac because I want it and Macs are reliable than PCs with Windows. I am curious that what country the iMac is made in. Is it Made in China or Made in Taiwan?

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Where is the iMca made?
by dbennett48 / September 18, 2008 9:39 AM PDT

The carton that my 24" iMac came in states that it was assembled in China.

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by tleMega / September 18, 2008 10:31 AM PDT

my original MacBook Pro shipped straight out of Shanghai. That's where the factories and assembly plants are these days. Many of the parts may come from Taiwan though. I have an old iBook G3 here, and the box says made and assembled in Taiwan, so it may just depend I suppose. But all the other Apple products that I have came from China. Most likely the iMacs are made there as well alongside the rest of the Mac family.

You know, if you go to an Apple Store, you can buy one right there and then if you don't want to add any customized options to it. Faster shipping, no? Happy If shipping is part of the reason why you asked, then consider this: I ordered my previous MacBook Pro on a Saturday afternoon a year and a half ago or so. It came in on the following Wednesday after just about 2 days of air shipping. And that was directly from Shanghai, so I say that was pretty good. You should be able to expect a similar wait time. Good luck with your future Mac, and hope this helped you out.


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software to ID country and date of manufacture.
by georgebaron / September 20, 2008 3:33 AM PDT

Go to and in the search block enter "coconutidentitycard." It's a small program that has all your answers.

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Still China
by MKazik / October 18, 2012 9:25 PM PDT
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Foxcon assembles Apple products
by ziptie / October 21, 2012 1:57 AM PDT
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as well as many other electronics, including PCs.

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China everywhere
by MKazik / October 21, 2012 4:48 AM PDT

Exactly. All Asus mainboard I've seen had been made in China. All notebooks from almost all vendors (excluding Fujitsu - new models have label "Made in Germany").

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