Apple rolls out new iMac lineup

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Apple rolls out new iMac lineup

Apple has refreshed its iMac lineup with Intel quad-core (i5/i7) processors, advanced AMD graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

According to Cupertino, the latest iMac is up to 70% faster, with new graphics delivering up to three times the performance of previous-gen systems.

As noted above, the new iMacs are equipped with a Thunderbolt technology. The 21.5-inch iMac features a single port, while the 27-inch boasts two.

As expected, the iMac has retained its signature aluminum and glass design as well as its IPS LED-backlit high resolution display and SD card slot. 



Each system is sold with a Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad, and is loaded with Mac OS X Snow Leopard.  

Pricing and specs:


21.5-inch iMac, Configuration A – $1200

  • 2.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 

  • AMD Radeon HD
  • 6750M 
500GB hard drive

21.5-inch iMac, Configuration B – $1500

  • 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5
  • AMD Radeon HD 6770M
  • 1TB hard drive

27-inch iMac, Configuration A – $1700

  • 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5
  • AMD Radeon HD 6770M
  • 1TB hard drive

27-inch iMac, Configuration B – $2000

  • 3.1 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5

  • AMD Radeon HD 6970M
  • 
1TB hard drive

 

Additional options include:


Faster Intel Core i7 processors up to 3.4 GHz, hard drive capacity up to 2TB, a 256GB solid state drive, additional DDR3 memory and AppleCare Protection Plan.

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