Apple Launches 27-Inch Imac With Retina 5k Display


Apple has unveiled the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, which it claims to be the world’s highest resolution display with 14.7 million pixels.

According to Apple, the iMac with Retina 5K display uses an oxide TFT-based panel to deliver vivid display brightness from corner to corner.

iMac with Retina 5K display also uses LEDs and organic passivation to improve image quality and helps to reduce display power consumption by 30%, even while driving four times more pixels at the same brightness, as per Apple.

The company has also paid attention to the contrast ratio. iMac with Retina 5K display uses a new photo alignment process and a compensation film for blacker blacks and more vibrant colours.

Apple says every iMac with Retina 5K display is calibrated using three spectroradiometers to ensure precise and accurate colour.

iMac with Retina 5K display comes with a 3.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9GHz, and can be configured with a 4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 4.4GHz.

Among other c0nfiguration, it also comes with AMD Radeon R9 M290X graphics and can be configured with AMD Radeon R9 M295X graphics, delivering up to 3.5 teraflops of computing power.

Additionally, iMac with Retina 5K display includes two Thunderbolt 2 ports that deliver up to 20Gbps transfer rates, twice the bandwidth of the previous generation.

Besides, the company has also refreshed its entry-level Mac Mini portable desktop computer. The new Mac mini features fourth generation Intel Core processors, integrated graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi support and Thunderbolt 2 ports.

The new integrated Intel HD Graphics 5000 and Intel Iris Graphics deliver up to 90% faster graphics performance than the previous generation Mac Mini.

Moreover, the new Mac mini includes two Thunderbolt 2 ports, each delivering up to 20Gbps of bandwidth to each port, as well as next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi that is up to three times faster when connected to an 802.11ac base station.

Apple says OS X Yosemite is engineered to take full advantage of the iMac’s Retina 5K display.

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