So apple just introduced an updated version of it 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs that comes with a more powerful processor and a faster graphics better graphics, and it also happens to be the first time apple has refreshed its iMac line of all-in-one desktops since 2017.
The new 21.5-inch Retina 4K iMac starts at $1,299 while the updated 27-inch Retina 5K iMac starts at $1,799 the same base price as the previous models. Both new configurations are available on Apple’s website starting Tuesday and will be in Apple Stores next week. The upgraded “bad boy” can be fine tuned with Intel’s 9th generation processors and Radeon Pro Vega graphics, which increases it perfomance by double and also delivers a 50% bump.
The upgrade gives Apple an upper hand to remain competitive with similarly priced Windows machines, as it’s not uncommon for all-in-one PCs in this price range to offer six to eight cores. For example, HP offers a 27-inch Envy all-in-one for $1,449 that includes six cores, and Dell sells a $1,399 Inspiron all-in-one with eight cores.
Apple is trying to give it users more speed and power without them having to pay more for a higher-end iMac Pro. All this is coming just one day after Apple introduced its latest iPad mini and iPad Air models, Recall that apple had to close down it stores for this announcement, that not all, this is also coming days ahead of Apple’s event. where it’s expected to unveil a Netflix competitor and a news subscription service. The company is also not expected to introduce new hardware, as the new services are expected to be the company’s area of focus for this event.