According to Apple, “By far the most powerful and capable iMac ever, it features faster Intel processors up to 10 cores, double the memory capacity, next-generation AMD graphics, superfast SSDs across the line with four times the storage capacity, a new nano-texture glass option for an even more stunning Retina 5K display, a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, higher fidelity speakers, and studio-quality mics. For the consumer using their iMac all day, every day, to the aspiring creative looking for inspiration, to the serious pro pushing the limits of their creativity, the new 27-inch iMac delivers the ultimate desktop experience that is now better in every way.”
Price points and base configurations are similar to previous models:
– 27″ 3.1GHz 6-Core iMac 8GB RAM/256GB SSD/Radeon Pro 5300 4GB: $1799
– 27″ 3.3GHz 6-Core iMac 8GB RAM/512GB SSD/Radeon Pro 5300 4GB: $1999
– 27″ 3.8GHz 8-Core iMac 8GB RAM/512GB SSD/Radeon Pro 5500 XT 8GB: $2299
All three models are in stock today at Apple. Build-to-order options range up to 3.6GHz 10-core CPUs, 128GB RAM, 8TB SSDs, and 16GB of video memory.
Apple also released minor updates to the 21″ iMac and iMac Pro: “Apple today also announced that its 21.5-inch iMac will come standard with SSDs across the line for the first time. Customers can also choose to configure their 21.5-inch iMac with a Fusion Drive.
iMac Pro now comes standard with a 10-core Intel Xeon processor. Designed for pro users who require workstation-class performance, iMac Pro features Xeon processors up to 18 cores, graphics performance up to 22 teraflops, up to 256GB quad-channel ECC memory, and a brilliant 27-inch Retina 5K display.”
We’ll be updating our iMac Price Tracker with the latest prices and deals on these new models as information comes in from Apple and its resellers.