Apple has unveiled its latest desktop computer – the iMac with Retina Display. The standout feature is its 27-inch Oxide TFT display with a resolution of 5120×2880.
The new iMac display features new LED backlight technology, which consumes 30% less energy while offering the same brightness as previous iMacs.
The iMac with Retina Display sports a 3.5GHz Intel i5 quad-core CPU (upgradeable to an Intel quad-core i7 4.0GHz CPU), with the option of a Radeon R9 M290X or a M295X GPU.
The latest iMac also comes with Thunderbolt 2, a 1TB Fusion drive, and 8GB of RAM. The hard drive and RAM can be confifured to 3TB (or 1TB of PCIe-based flash storage) and 32GB respectively.
The new iMac with 27-inch Retina Display is priced at $2,499 and was already on sale at the time of publication.
New Mac mini
Apple also revealed its new Mac mini at the press event.
The Mac mini, which was available for purchase at the time of publication, comes in three models at varying prices.
First up is the 1.4GHz dual-core Intel i5 version which comes with 4GB of RAM, Intel HD graphics, and a 500GB hard drive. This base version will sell for $499.
Next is the 2.6GHz dual-core Intel i5 model, fitted with 8GB of RAM, Intel Iris graphics, and a 1TB hard drive. The mid-range model is priced at $699.
Lastly we have the 2.8GHz dual-core Intel i5 version, which sports 8GB of RAM, Intel Iris graphics, and a 1TB fusion drive. This model will sell for $999.
Customers can choose to fit the Mac mini with a 3.0GHz dual-core Intel i7 and 16GB of RAM, with these models configured to order.