A presentation of the updated MacBook, iMac and iMac Pro (20 photos)
The next conference of Apple developers, held in San josé (California, USA), demonstrated the success of Apple, the company not only in the development of operating systems, but also in the improvement of iMac, which received superior monitors. The screen is 43% brighter than previous models, and have the color in a billion colors.
Significant improvements iMac touched not only monitors. Updated desktop processors 7 generation Intel Core Kaby Lake enhancing your computer’s performance. Increased amount of RAM: iMac 21.5 inch got 32 GB. At the same time, the 27 inch iMac, in addition to 64 GB of RAM, had the opportunity to use patented technology Fusion Drive that integrates SSD and HDD drives into one logical volume. Now the iMac has three Thunderbolt 3. Grew up and indicators graphics computers. So in the 21.5 inch iMac, the developers have installed the Intel Iris Graphics Plus 640 than increased productivity by 80%.
Model Retina iMac with 4K resolution and a 21.5 inch screen got a Radeon Pro 555/560 with 4 GB VRAM, and the Retina iMac with 27 inch 5K resolution (5120 × 2880 px) has 570/575/580 Radeon Pro with 8 GB of memory. High performance top models allows their use for development of content designed for augmented reality in real time.
Further development of the iMac, according to the developers from Apple will be the iMac Pro line, whose appearance is expected at the end of the year. Retaining the external design appearance of the iMac with 27 inch 5K screen, a new line of Pro will be the most productive system of Apple.
The major innovation in the line iMac Pro will be the new cooling system with two fans, which will greatly increase the processing speed. Be used in a series of computers Pro Xeon Intel with 8, 10 and 18 cores. For the schedule will meet the powerful Radeon Pro Vega with 16 GB of internal high-speed memory HBM2. The devices have four ports, Thunderbolt 3, up to 128 GB DDR4 RAM ECC, and from 1 to 4 TB per SSD. Will be present the wireless modules of Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, network port, 10Gb Ethernet, slot for memory cards SDXC, FaceTime HD camera and stereo speakers.
Cost Apple developers have determined the following parameters: series model iMac starts with a 21.5 inch for the price of 1 099$, the model with the same diagonal with a 4K screen will cost 1 499 USD. 27-inch iMac with 5K display is 1 799 USD. For comparison, the planned market launch in December iMacPro model with a 5K screen and OCTA core processor will cost 4,999 USD.
The conference was presented and updated MacBook and MacBook Pro, received 7 new processors generation Intel Core Kaby Lake, which raised half the speed of the devices. Was announced the cost of the MacBook, starting from 1299 USD for the entry-level. MacBook Pro with 13-inch screen will cost $499 1 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar — $1 799 and MacBook Pro with 15-inch screen and Touch Bar valued at $2 399.
- Apple HomePod — smart speaker with Siri and evaluation system of the room (15 photos + video)
- Gift rockers — the backpack secret (2 photos + video)
- Keychain-bomb to expose the thief (6 photos + video)
- In the Netherlands water in residential buildings will heat the server station (video)
- Genetically modified dragonfly-cyborg (5 photos + video)
- In the DPRK began to sell the iPad (2 photos)