Apple introduced its desktop desktop iMac with Retina, the name used on the iPad tablet, the iPhone phones and its MacBook laptops to refer to high-resolution displays. It features a 27-inch display and about 14.7 million pixels, the company took care to point out as the Retina 5K display (5120 x 2880 pixels).
Like the ultra-thin iPad 2 and the iPad Air Mini 3 presented at the same event, the iMac with Retina has a thickness of 5 mm at its edges. The technology used in the Retina display of the new iMac has an energy saving system with self-developed a chip that controls its operation.
Inside, the iMac with Retina has an Intel Core i5 quad-core processor at 3.5 GHz, which can be upgraded to 4 GHz in its Core i7 version. It has 8GB RAM, AMD Radeon R9 graphics chip and 1TB storage unit. In its base configuration the device will be available at US $2,499.
The models of 21.5 and 27 inche iMac, without Retina display, will be available $1099 and $1799.
Apple also took the opportunity to upgrade its Mac Mini computer, which adds to the fourth generation of Intel Core processors Wi-Fi 802.11ac and two Thunderbolt ports. It will be available at US $499, with a base configuration of 4GB RAM, Intel Core i5 dual-core processor at 2.7 GHz, and 500 GB hard drive.