New Retina iMac 27 inch with 5120×2880 pixel resolution announced

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The 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display is a force to be reckoned with  — with powerful technologies, incredible performance, our most advanced desktop operating system and amazing built-in apps. With a remarkable 5120×2880 resolution, you’ll experience everything on your display like never before.

Just think of it – this screen has a phenomenal 14.7 million pixels – a screen where the individual pixels cannot be seen. Ordinary HD screens have 2 million pixels, a 4K screen has 8.8 million but now Apple have a 5K screen with 14.7 million

Sharp text that’s as delightful to read on the screen as it is on the page. Photos that reveal details you never knew you were missing. Video that feels as lifelike as real life.

The Processor is the Fourth Generation Intel Core  with speeds up to 4GHz !  This is the most powerful iMac yet. A fourth-generation quad-core 3.5GHz Intel Core i5 processor is standard on iMac with Retina 5K display. And if you need even more power, a quad-core 4.0GHz Intel Core i7 processor is available for the first time.

Latest AMD Graphics with up to 3.5 Teraflops of graphics computing power. The new iMac with Retina 5K display features the latest AMD high-performance graphics with up to 3.5 teraflops of graphics compute power. So whether you’re watching a film or making one, playing a game or designing one, the power behind all those pixels delivers smooth animation, speed and responsiveness for the best visual experience possible.

Latest Fusion Drive Technology – this iMac Retina 5K  comes as standard with the 1Tb Fusion – with the option to upgrade to 3TB — giving you the best of both worlds: a high-capacity hard drive and high-performance flash storage. Fusion Drive automatically and intelligently manages your data so that frequently used apps, documents, photos and other files stay on the faster flash storage, while infrequently used items move to the hard drive. As the system learns how you work, your Mac experience gets even better. To opt for maximum performance, choose up to 1TB of flash storage though this is still expensive at present.

This new iMac has Thunderbolt 2.  Thunderbolt I/O technology offers extraordinary transfer speeds and incredibly versatile expansion capabilities. The new iMac with Retina 5K display comes with Thunderbolt 2 — delivering twice the throughput to provide up to 20 Gbps of bandwidth to each port. Connect high-performance peripherals such as external drives, cameras, and audio and video devices for the fastest data transfer yet.

Faster WiFi. This iMac supports ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi‑Fi. When it’s connected to an 802.11ac base station, you’ll experience up to 3x faster wireless performance.2 Your Wi‑Fi range improves as well.

USB 3 –  Every iMac comes with four USB 3 ports, with speeds up to 10 times as fast as USB 2. And the USB 3 ports are fully compatible with your USB 2 devices.

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology is built in, so you can use your favourite wireless accessories straight out of the box.

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