Apple rolled out some new hardware items and declared revamps to current ones at its the Word Wide Developers Conference 2017. These include the hardware updates to the MacBook and introduction of new iMac AiO desktops.
The revitalized iMac range of PCs has displays of up to 500 Nits that are 43% brighter. The new versions are fueled by the latest 7th-generation Intel Kaby Lake processor. Whilst the 21.5-inch version can hold up to 32 GB of RAM, the 27-inch version holds up to 64 GB of RAM. Both versions get support for additional base storage, paired with 3 USB Type-C dual Thunderbolt ports.
The company also provided its fans a glance at the forthcoming “iMac Pro” desktop that will commence delivering by the end of 2017. The new “iMac Pro” has the similar design as that of normal 27-inch version, however it comes in a fresh Space Gray color variant. It has a display with 5K resolution and can be assembled with 8-core, 10-core or 18-core Xeon processors.
The iMac Pro also arrives with Vega AMD Radeon graphics with up to 128 GB of storage and up to 16 GB of VRAM. Some other functions comprise of a Full HD FaceTime front camera, 4 USB Ports, and real-time rendering of 3D.
As projected, Apple updated the MacBook range of laptops with faster SSD storage options and latest Intel Kaby Lake processors. The revitalized 15-inch MacBook Pro paired with Touch Bar also receives typical graphics support of Intel Iris. The upgraded MacBook Pro and new iMac will commence shipping this week.
The new iMac 27-inch with 5K display, 21.5-inch with 4K display, and the typical 21.5-inch model have a price tag of $1,799, $1,299, and $1,099 in that order. The revitalized MacBook Pro 15-inch with Touch Bar, MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar, MacBook Pro 13-inch, and MacBook have a price tag of $2,399, $1,799, $1,499, and $1,299 in that order.
Having said this, the new products by Apple is just the beginning of the new era. The real capability of the company will be revealed in the coming fall when it will launch the new iPhone.