Apple prices 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display at $2,499

Apple on Thursday said the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display will be priced at $2,499 in the U.S. market.

The Cupertino, California-based Apple said 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display features the world’s highest resolution display with 14.7 million pixels.

The 27-inch iMac is targeted at customers who are looking for better resolution and photos.

iMac with Retina 5K display features 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, AMD Radeon R9 M290X graphics and a 1TB Fusion Drive.

iMac with Retina 5K display comes with a resolution of 5120 x 2880.

The latest iMac has four times more pixels than the standard 27-inch iMac and 67 percent more pixels than a 4K display. “In apps like Final Cut Pro X, you can view 4K video at full size while still leaving plenty of room for your assets and editing tools,” Apple said.

Apple has also revealed the latest price of MacBook Air which is available now for $899, MacBook for Pro $1,099, MacBook Pro with retina display for $1,299, iMac for $1,099, Mac mini for $499 and Mac Pro for $2,999.

iMac with Retina 5K display features

iMac with Retina 5K display uses oxide TFT-based panel to deliver vivid display brightness from corner to corner.

A single Apple-designed timing controller (TCON), with four times the bandwidth, drives all 14.7 million pixels.

iMac with Retina 5K display uses LEDs and organic passivation to improve image quality and reduce display power consumption by 30 percent.

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display uses a new photo alignment process and a compensation film to improve the contrast ratio.

iMac with Retina 5K display comes with 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz. You can configure the device with a 4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 4.4 GHz.

Apple said the new iMac with Retina 5K display features AMD Radeon R9 M290X graphics and can be configured with AMD Radeon R9 M295X graphics, delivering up to 3.5 teraflops of computing power.

iMac with Retina 5K display comes standard with 8GB of memory and a 1TB Fusion Drive for the first time.

The new iMac can also be configured with up to 32GB of memory, a 3TB Fusion Drive, or up to 1TB of super-fast, PCIe-based flash storage.

In addition, iMac with Retina 5K display includes two Thunderbolt 2 ports that deliver up to 20Gbps each, twice the bandwidth of the previous generation.

Baburajan K
editor@gizmolead.com

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