Apple refreshed it’s iMac series of computers by adding Intel’s most popular Haswell Quad-core processors. high-speed next-gen WiFi, faster graphics, PCIe Flash storage options and many more. The specification upgrade comes to the new 21.5 and 27-inch desktops as well.
Philip Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing of Apple said in the statement:
“iMac continues to be the example that proves how beautiful, fast and fun a desktop computer can be. Inside its ultra-thin aluminum enclosure, the new iMac has the latest Intel processors, faster graphics, next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage.”
The most expected WiFi chipset, 802.11ac Wi-Fi comes with the new updated iMacs, where it will give 3 times faster internet when connected to the supported 802.11ac base station.
Te new PCIe flash storage will make Fusion Drive and all-flash storage options to double of it’s actual speed. Here Fusion Drive is a combination of Flash Storage and a regular hdd.
Apart from these new features, the desktops also has 1TB hard drive, which can be expandable upto 3TB, whereas 8GB of memory expandable upto 32GB of memory. Two Thunderbolt ports as well as four USB 3.0 ports comes with the new devices.
PRICE DETAILS OF NEW iMAC:
- 21.5-inch desktop with Core i5 quad core processor with 2.7GHz clocking, can be turbo boosted up to 3.2GHz and with Iris Pro graphics priced at $1,299
- 21.5-inch desktop with 2.9GHz Core i5 quad core processor, can be turbo boosted to 3.6GHz speed and with Nvidia GeForce GT 750M graphics card is priced t $1,499.
- 27-inch iMac with Core i5 3.2 GHz quad core processor, can be turbo boosted to 3.6GHz speed and with Nvidia GeForce GTX 755M grahics priced at $1,799
- 27-inch iMac desktop with 3.4GHz Core i5 quad core processor, can be turbo boosted to 3.8GHz and with Nvidia GeForce GTX 775M graphics card is priced at $1,999.
There are some up-gradation offer available, where users can upgrade the processor to a Core i7 quad core processor of 3.5GHz and Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M graphics card, which comes with up to 4GB of dedicated video memory. Mountain Lion version of Mac OS X comes with the new iMacs and the new desktops are already available online from Apple Online store and you can even buy from any Apple re-sellers.