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.
- 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)
- 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.