On Tuesday, Apple introduced a new modification of a 27-inch desktop iMac with Retina 5K display. At the same time, as it turned out, the company has initiated the upgrade of machines for users that are waiting for orders for the model with conventional screens.
The user under the nickname Mayonnaisehands on the website Reddit said that it has received from Apple an email in which the company warned him about the status of the order. Instead the 27-inch iMac with a conventional display, he will receive a modification with IPS-display with a resolution of 5120 × 2880 pixels.
“As your order has not yet shipped, we will automatically update it on the model iMac with Retina 5K”, – stated in the message Apple.
Despite the fact that it is a more modern version of the candy bar, not all users are happy to hear this news. First, Apple did not even asked about the need for such an upgrade. Secondly and most importantly, the new iMac is equipped with graphics card AMD Radeon R9 M295X 4GB GDDR5, whereas in conventional models used in more productive solution NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M 4GB GDDR5.
New Retina iMac is already available for order through the Apple online store. The basic configuration of the new items implies the presence of a Quad-Core Intel Core i5 processor with a clock frequency of 3.3 GHz and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.7 GHz. In the composition of the storage subsystem hard disk 1TB. In this configuration the candy bar will cost 140 000.
Top-end iMac configuration is now available at a price of 160 000. It includes Quad-Core Intel Core i5 processor with a clock frequency of 3.5–3.9 GHz, graphics accelerator AMD Radeon R9 M290X and the Fusion Drive 1TB.