Apple Unveils 27-inch iMacs With Faster Hardware & Nano Texture Display
Muhammad Mubeen Javed
Apple’s all in one iMac desktops have received an update for 2020. The 27-inch iMac has received many changes. The 21.5-inch iMac and iMac Pro have something new in-store.
The biggest and first update is the 10th generation Intel CPUs. Clock speeds have received a boost in all models: the base 27-inch iMac has a 6 core Core i5 clocked at 3.1GHz. it can turbo up to 4.5 GHz. The middle variant starts at 3.3 GHz. It has a turbo boost of 4.8GHz. the high-end model comes with an octa-core Core i7 that can reach 5 GHz.
There are new GPUs on-board. The middle variant has a 4GB GDDR6 AMD Radeon Pro 5300. The high-end model will feature the Radeon Pro 5500 XT with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM. The high-end variant will come with the option of a Radeon Pro 5700 XT.
The three models will start at 8GB dual-channel DDR4 RAM. The base model will come with 256GB SSD. The middle variant will feature 512GB storage. The premium model will start at 512GB. It will include options to go up to a whopping 8TB storage.
The 27-inch Mac will come with an optional nano-texture glass coating for a low price of $500. This coating is similar to the Pro Display XDR. It reduces reflections and glare on the screen by etching the glass at a nanometer level. The display supports True Tone technology. It adjusts color temperature based on ambient lighting.
The 27-inch variant will come with a new 1080p FaceTime webcam and an improved set of microphones for video calls.
The price range is expected between $1000 for the base model and rears $5000 for the high-end variants which are of course pocket change.