The iMac Just Got Better

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  • Posted: October 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

If you walk into a studio that doesn’t have an iMac or any of those incredible Apple devices, just know you are in a wrong place. Apple has made the virtual world easy. Apple machines have amazing software that process work faster. The company has updated its iMac range with new Retina displays and Force Touch capabilities. This is made possible by the wide range of wireless accessories.

The 21.5-inch standard iMac now houses a Retina 4K display, while the 27-inch range has been updated to sport Retina 5K displays. Apple has also released other wireless accessories, the Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2. The accessories feature rechargeable batteries and each new iMac will come with a new Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2 as standard.

The new Retina displays make photos and videos more immersive and true-to-life thanks to a wider color gamut and spectacular image quality. The updated iMacs also feature more powerful processors.

The 21.5-inch iMac’s 4K display features a 4096 x 2304 resolution and 9.4m pixels, which the company claims is 4.5 times more than the standard non-4K model’s display. It contains a fifth-gen Intel Core processor and enhanced Intel Iris Pro Graphics, with two Thunderbolt 2 ports for up to 20Gbps data transfer speeds for external drives. The 27-inch Mac boasts what Apple claim is the world’s highest resolution all-in-one display with 14.7m pixels, which is seven times more than an HD display. The 27-inch iMac comes in three models.

“From the first iMac, the spirit of iMac has never wavered, deliver the ultimate desktop experience with the latest technologies, gorgeous displays and cutting-edge designs,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “These are the most stunning iMacs we’ve ever made. With our gorgeous new Retina displays, more powerful processors and graphics and all-new Magic accessories, the new iMac continues to redefine the ultimate desktop experience.”

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The 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display is available at, Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. The 27-inch iMac comes in three models starting at $1,799 (US), $1,999 (US) and $2,299 (US). Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options and accessories are available online.

The 21.5-inch iMac is available today at, Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. The 21.5-inch iMac is available in three models starting at $1,099 (US) and $1,299 (US) and with a Retina 4K display starting at $1,499 (US).

Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Mouse are purchased separately. The Magic Keyboard costs $99 (US), Magic Mouse 2 costs $79 (US) and the Magic Trackpad 2 is available and retails for $129 (US).


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