Apple introduced the iMac Pro and the updated MacBook and iMac
Within WWDC 2017, the company made several major announcements. In addition to macOS High Sierra and watchOS 4 update wait three versions of the iMac, the main feature of which was a revised concept displays. They were 43% brighter than its predecessors and boasts a transfer billion colors, which displays the result of display of digital content to a new level. Meanwhile, the exhibition WWDC 2017 updated Apple iMac, and, of course, not without surprises.
Of course, one update displays designers are not treated. iMac got a seventh generation processors Intel Core Kaby Lake, which will owners to provide the best performance. In addition, the 21.5-inch version now has 32 GB of RAM and memory version with a 27-inch screen was increased to 64 GB. As for the 27-inch models, they also will apply proprietary technology of Fusion Drive, which allows you to combine a conventional hard disk drive HDD and solid state drive SSD into a single logical volume. There are three of Thunderbolt 3.
Each configuration of the iMac has made a quantum leap in terms of graphics. For example, the 21.5-inch version with graphic card Plus Intel Iris Graphics 640, which is 80% faster than the previous model.
Apple introduced the iMac Retina 4K c 21.5-inch screen and Radeon Pro 555/560 with 4 GB of memory, meanwhile the 27-inch version with 5K-screen got a Radeon Pro570/575/580 with 8 GB of memory. As the developers noted, the top configuration is designed for a professional audience, which focused on creating VR content. Thanks iMac VR professionals will have the ability to edit and interact with the virtual environment in real-time: rotate the image, zoom it, select and place objects.
However, the developers were in no hurry to finish, noting that the iMac is a convenient tool for creating various content. Specifically for the professional audience and users of iMac Apple introduced the iMac Pro, which will appear later, which retained the design features a 27-inch iMac. The Pro version will be the most powerful model among the entire Mac lineup.
Speaking about iMac Pro, Apple has announced that fully reinterpreted the concept of the cooling system, which includes two fans. With this solution, the future model will be able to please the owner to this unprecedented performance. the iMac Pro will come with 8-, 10 – or 18-core Xeon processor. The model will also get four ports, Thunderbolt 3, up to 18 GB of video memory and up to 128 GB of ECC memory.
The cost of the redesigned iMac is said to start at $1 099 for the 21.5-inch base version. Meanwhile, the 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K screen will cost users $1 299 and 27-inch iMac with 5K-screen TV valued at $799 1. The price of the iMac Pro 5K-screen and OCTA core processor will be about $4 999. The novelty will be available in December of this year.
In addition to updating the iMac, the company introduced new MacBook and MacBook Pro, which has got previously promised the processor of the seventh generation Intel Core Kaby Lake. Thanks to this device work almost 50% faster. Version of the MacBook Pro with 15-inch screen now boasts improved graphics.
The cost of an updated line of MacBooks starts at $1 299 for the base model. MacBook Pro with 13-inch screen valued at $1 499, MacBook Pro with Touch Bar – $1 799 and the 15-inch version of the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will cost $2 399.
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