Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro

Apple 2017 iMac
Photo: iMac with Retina 4K and 5K displays / Credit: Apple

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has updated its iMac and MacBook lineup, adding Intel processors and powerful graphics, the company announced on Monday.

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“With major updates to iMac, and a refresh of our MacBook and MacBook Pro lines, the Mac is stronger than ever,” John Ternus, Apple’s vice president of hardware engineering, said in a statement.

Apple iMac

The updated iMac features Intel’s seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors as well as “the best Mac display ever,” The Verge reported.

The 21.5-inch model can be configured up to 32GB of RAM, while the 27-inch can get up to 64 GB of RAM. The new all-in-one computers are coming with two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports.

Apple said that the new iMac display is 43% brighter at 500 nits and with support for 1 billion colors.

The 21.5-inch model will come with an Intel Iris Plus 640 GPU, while the 4K 21.5-inch models will feature Radeon Pro 555 and 560 graphics cards.

The 21.5-inch iMac will start at $1,100 and the 4K 21.5-inch model will be available at $1,300.

MacBook and MacBook Pro

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) said that its MacBook and MacBook Pro lineup will get faster Kaby Lake processors.

The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, while the 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to 3.1 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz.

The 15-inch MacBook Pro comes standard with more powerful discrete graphics with more video memory.

“With the revolutionary Touch Bar with Touch ID, gorgeous 500-nit Retina display, Thunderbolt 3 and incredible performance in a portable design, MacBook Pro is the best pro notebook Apple has ever made,” the tech giant said.

The 13-inch MacBook will start at $1,300.

In addition, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced that it also updated the 13-inch MacBook Air with a 1.8 GHz processor.

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