Cheaper Windows 8.1 all-in-one
I was recently involved in a Windows 8.1 all-in-one purchase (ok I helped set it up). It was the Samsung ATIV One 5 for $899. The ATIV has same 21.5-inch screen size (it's a touchscreen) but has a 1TB hard drive, double that of this iMac. So it's a better deal, if you don't mind Windows 8. But when you consider the iMac has 8GB of RAM compared to the ATIV's 4GB, and the iMac's Intel i5 chip compared to the ATIV's AMD A6 chip, the difference isn't so bad. I guess we're at the point we're Apple has brainwashed us enough into thinking that $1100 for a low-level iMac is a steal.