Apple launches new powerful 27-inch iMac

Apple has unveiled its latest iMac, which packs a 27-inch 5K display.

The company said the new iMac can be fitted with an 8-core Intel 9th-generation CPU and Radeon Vega graphics – giving it a “2x performance boost”.

“Customers are going to love the huge boost in iMac performance. With up to 8-core processors and powerful Vega graphics, the iMac line-up is stronger than ever,” said Apple.

The 27-inch display on the unit is a Retina 5K screen with a 5,120 x 2,880 resolution, added the company.

Pricing for the 27-inch iMac starts at $1,799.

For this users receive an Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, 1TB Fusion Drive, Radeon Pro 570X, and a 5K display.


iMac 27-inch
Display 27-inch 5K (5,120 x 2,880)
Processor Up to Intel Core i9 (9th-Gen 8-Core)
GPU Up to Radeon Pro Vega 48 8GB
RAM Up to 64GB DDR4 2,666MHz
Storage Up to 2TB SSD
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2
Camera FaceTime HD
Ports 2x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, 4x USB 3.0, SDCX, Gigabit Ethernet
Sound 3.5mm jack, Stereo speakers
Included Peripherals Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2
Dimensions 450 x 528 x 175 mm (5.60kg)

21.5-inch iMac

Apple also unveiled new 21.5-inch iMacs, available with a 1080p or 4K display.

The devices can be fitted with Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 CPUs, up to 32GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of SSD storage.

Graphics options for the smaller PC include Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, Radeon Pro 555X with 2GB VRAM, Radon Pro 560X with 4GB VRAM, or Radeon Pro Vega 20 with 4GB VRAM.

Starting prices for the 21.5-inch iMac are as follows:

  • iMac 21.5: Dual-Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, Intel Iris 640, 1080p display – $1,099
  • iMac 21.5: Quad-Core i3, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, Radeon Pro 555X, 4K display – $1,299

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