Apple updates iMac

iMac South Africa

In a surprise move, Apple announced the launch of updated iMacs based on Intel’s Haswell processors, faster PCI Express-based flash storage options, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

iMac continues to be the example that proves how beautiful, fast and fun a desktop computer can be,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Inside its ultra-thin aluminum enclosure, the new iMac has the latest Intel processors, faster graphics, next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage.

 

New models: 

21.5-inch

 

  • 2.7 GHz quad-core i5 and Intel Iris Pro graphics – (Expected Price in South Africa – R16 499)
  • 2.9 GHz quad-core Intel i5 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 1 GB video memory –  (Expected Price in South Africa – R18 999)

 

27-inch

  • 3.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M with 1 GB video memory – (Expected Price in South Africa – R22 999)
  • 3.4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M with 2 GB video memory – (Expected Price in South Africa – R25 999)

All standard configurations come with 8 GB of RAM and a 1 TB traditional hard drive.

These new iMac’s should reach South Africa by the end of October.