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Apple Announces New iMac with next Generation Quad-core Processors

Author:admin   Date:2011-05-05

Apple updated its signature all-in-one iMac. Most specifications remain as per previous models, like iMac’s aluminum enclosure, gorgeous display and all-in-one design, but the new iMac will feature a next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology, and a new FaceTime HD camera. And the new iMac is up to 70 percent faster and offers up to three times faster graphics performance than the previous generation. With so many fantastic features, Just as Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, the new iMac is “the world’s best desktop even better”. (read more on the annoucement)

new imac annoucement

iMac is the first desktop computer on the market to include groundbreaking Thunderbolt I/O technology. What we have to point here is that the 21.5-inch iMac has a single Thunderbolt port while the 27-inch model features two ports for even greater expansion. This means the 27" iMacs have the ability to add two external monitors.

The new iMac pricing starts at $1,999, with the top model fetching $3,298, and is available through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.

Key features of the new models:
- All models now include a Quad Core Intel Core i5 processor with speeds between 2.5GHz and 3.1GHz, with an option for customers to choose Core i7 processors up to 3.4 GHz.
- 4GB of RAM is standard on all models, upgradeable to 16GB.
- 500GB to 1TB hard drives, all at the 7,200RPM speed.
- The built in FaceTime camera has been upgraded to HD.
- Either one or two of the new ThunderBolt connectors
- SDXC card slot built in

For more information on the new iMac, you can visit Apple.
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