The iMac, Apple’s Desktop Mac computer lineup received a major new update today to all models with powerful graphics, faster processors, brighter Retina Displays, and more. All models are available for order today from Apple online.
Every iMac now comes with the best Mac display Apple has ever shipped. The 21.5-inch or 27-inch display is now 43 percent brighter at 500 nits, and supports 1 billion colours – making things like photos more true-to-life.
The processors are now much faster, too, with Kaby Lake processors delivering speeds of up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz. These support twice the memory of the previous generation. Storage drives have received a speed upgrade, with Apple giving all 27-inch iMac configurations and the top-end 21.5-inch a Fusion Drive, standard.
“Today iMac gets a huge graphics performance increase, faster CPU performance, Thunderbolt 3 and a brighter Retina display with support for 1 billion colours.
Graphics are also now much more powerful across the entire line, with the new Radeon Pro 500-series graphics with up to 8GB of vRAM. This makes the 21.5-inch model up to three times faster, and the 27-inch range up to 50 percent faster.
- Best Mac display ever
- New faster processors
- Better and faster graphics
- Thunderbolt 3, USB-C ports, and more
New Zealand Pricing
All new iMac models are available for purchase immediately from Apple online New Zealand, with free delivery and 14-day free returns.
Pricing for the new 2017 iMac models are as follows:
- 21.5-inch 2.3GHz processor, 1TB storage: NZ$1,849
- 21.5-inch Retina, 4K display, 3.0GHz processor, 1TB storage: NZ$2,199
- 27-inch Retina 4K display, 3.4GHz processor, 1TB Storage: NZ$2,549
- 27-inch Retina 5K display, 3.4GHz processor, 1TB storage: NZ$2,999
- 27-inch Retina 5K display, 3.5GHz processor, 1TB storage: NZ$3,349
- 27-inch Retina 5K display, 3.8GHz processor, 2TB storage: NZ$3,849
Special configured made-to-order models and a range of accessories are also available from Apple online. Apple is also offering University Students and Teachers discounted pricing with their Educational Pricing Offer.