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OS X El Capitan beta 6 pointed to the emergence of 4K display in the new 21.5-inch iMac

In the source code of the sixth beta version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan developers have found new evidence about upcoming updates to Apple. Fresh discovery concerns the iMac family computer.

For a published resource Consomac the screenshot you can see that OS X 10.11 El Capitan supports devices with a display resolution of 4096 × 2304 pixels. It is assumed that in this case we are talking about the updated 21.5-inch modification monoblock, which in its current generation, unlike the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, is satisfied by matrix Full HD. However, bringing the screen resolution, iMac 21.5 inch into 4K raze the pixel density of the two models.

Last year the presentation of the updated 27-inch iMac, which got a 5K display with a resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels. For more compact machines in the form factor monoblock with a 21.5 inch display 4K seems quite appropriate.

In June a similar finding in the code of the second beta version of OS X El Capitan made developer Pierre Landemont. He also found that in the new version of Apple OS inherently support graphics Iris Pro Graphics 6200, which is used in the Intel Broadwell. However, conclusions about the specific models of the chips on the basis of these data impossible.

In addition to new CPU next generation iMac may get a new graphics card. The source code for OS X El Capitan points to solutions AMD Radeon R9 M380, M390, M395 and M395X.


The day before an analyst at KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo reported on the upcoming update to the iMac line. He said the new monoblocks will differ from its predecessors processors with greater performance and higher quality displays. Under new CPU, obviously, ought to mean the item has been added Intel, which in the current quarter will be available to collectors desktop computers, and probably laptops. In this case, iMac, time will pass and a new memory — DDR4.

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As for the display, the promised increased the saturation of the colors on the screen due to the application of the illumination substances KSF (K2SiF6:Mn4+). The release of the new generation iMac is expected before the end of the current quarter.

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