Nearly two years have passed since the last release of new iMac and today Apple is announcing the new 4K and 5K models.
The new iMac comes with Intel Core 8 and 9th generation Intel Core i7 8GHz chipset with 3.2GHz Turbo Boost up to 4.6GHz for the 21.5 '' 4K and Octa -core Intel Core i9 9th generation clocked at 3.6GHz with Turbo Boost capability up to 5.0GHz for the 27 '' 5K model. According to the company, the new 21.5''4K iMac offers up to 60% more performance compared to the previous generation, while the new 27 "5K iMac up to 2.4x times faster. They do not have the separate T2 security chipset.
In terms of graphics, AMD Radeon Pro Vega (Vega 20 for 21.5 '' 4K iMac and Vega 48 for the 27K 5K iMac) offer up to 80% performance improvement. In memory, both come with 2.666MHz DDR4 modules, with a basic version for the 21.5 '' 4K iMac 32GB RAM + 1TB SSD.
Designers have no change compared to the models released in 2012, nor on their screens. The same goes for the sockets, with 2x Thunderbolt 3, 4x USB 3.0, SD card, Gigabit Ethernet and headphone jack.
The new 21.5 '' 4K iMac starts at $ 1299 and 27 '' 5K iMac from $ 1799.