Apple announced a new desktop also known as iMac earlier today at an event at the California Theater, San Jose. Apple has made an update to its iMac desktop for the first time since May 2011. The new iMac sports a gorgeous new and thin display that will blow your minds. The new display is just 5 mm thick, which makes it one of the thinnest displays on any all in one desktop. Though the screen resolution is same i.e. 2560 by 1440 on the 27-inch iMac and 1920 by 1080 on the 21.5 inch iMac desktop.
The new iMac will be powered by the third generation of Intel core processors also known as Ivy Bridge processors and will be available in two options for the user i.e. i5 and i7. The new iMac will also be equipped with Nvidia’s most recent graphic option and the new iMac can handle a maximum of 32GB RAM depending on the user’s need.
Apple has dumped the optical drive in the new iMac and has introduced a new storage design called as Fusion storage, which meshes solid-state and mechanical hard drives into a single storage volume. Though you have an option of adding an external optical drive. Other specs include Stereo speakers, four USB 3.0 ports and FaceTime HD camera.
The 21.5 inch model of the new iMac starts at $1299 and will have a 2.7 GHz Intel core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a GeForce GT 640 Graphics card and a 1 Terabyte of internal storage and the Company will start shipping it in November. While the 27-inch version of the new iMac gets a starting price tag of $1799 and will have a 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M graphics card while RAM and internal storage remains the same as that of the 21-inch model and it will start to ship in December.