If you're selling your Mac or just want to find out if it's compatible with the latest operating system, you can find the model type quickly and easily by following these steps.
The model type is important because hardware, design, and more are all different models and determine their value.
How to find out which Mac model you have – Guide
1. Open the Apple context menu on your Mac using the icon in the upper left corner
2. Select "About this Mac"
3. Your Mac model will appear in the next window directly below the software version you currently have installed on your Mac.
If you can't turn on your Mac, you can also find the model number on the bottom of your MacBook or on the bottom of the stand on your iMac.
Now you know a convenient and quick way to find the model type for your Mac, such as iMac Retina 4K, 21.5", late 2016.