Apple Unveils New iMacs
As expected, Apple unveiled an all new iMac line featuring a 20 and 24-inch widescreen displays encased in elegant and professional aluminum and glass enclosures.
The entire new iMac line features the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors and a new, ultra-thin aluminum Apple Keyboard, built-in iSight video camera for video conferencing and iLife ’08.
The new ultra-thin aluminum Apple Keyboard is just 0.33 inches thin at its front edge. A new optional Apple Wireless Keyboard is a compact design that, with Appleâ€™s wireless Mighty Mouse, offers a cable-free desktop.
Packing professional performance into the convenience of an all-in-one design, the new iMac includes the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors running up to 2.8 GHz with 4MB of shared L2 cache and up to 4GB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory. The iMac line features ATIâ€™s next generation of graphics with the ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO with 256MB of GDDR3 memory and the ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT with 128MB of GDDR3 memory. The new iMac now offers up to 1TB of internal storage to accommodate a userâ€™s growing library of digital photos, movies and music. The iMac includes built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n Wi-Fi networking, delivering up to five times the performance and twice the range of 802.11g; Gigabit Ethernet; a total of five USB 2.0 ports (including two on the new Apple Keyboard); and one FireWire 400 and one FireWire 800 port.
â€¢ 24-inch widescreen LCD display
â€¢ 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
â€¢ 1GB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 4GB
â€¢ Slot-load 8x SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVDÂ±R DL/DVDÂ±RW/CD-RW)
â€¢ ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO with 256MB GDDR3 memory
â€¢ Built-in iSight video camera
â€¢ Built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
â€¢ 320GB Serial ATA hard drive running at 7200 rpm
â€¢ Mini-DVI out (adapters for DVI, VGA and Composite/S-Video sold separately)
â€¢ Built-in stereo speakers and microphone
â€¢ Plus the new Apple Keyboard, Mighty Mouse and infrared Apple Remote
Apple’s new iMac line is available immediately through the Apple Store, Appleâ€™s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers. The new Apple Wireless Keyboard will ship by the end of August and will be available as a build-to-order option with the new iMac through for $30, or $50 when purchased along with the wireless Mighty Mouse, and as a standalone purchase for $79. The 20-inch iMac now starts at $1,199, $300 less than the previous 20-inch model, and the 24-inch iMac starts at $1,799, $200 less than the previous 24-inch model. More information on the new Apple iMacs.