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Introducing the new iMac - the ultimate all-in-one desktop


The new iMac continues to feature the brilliant 21.5 -inch and 27 -inch LED-backlit displays in a breathtaking all aluminum and glass enclosure, but now with new processors, faster graphics, Thunderbolt I/O technology and FaceTime HD. Next-generation Intel Quad core processors are now across the line with speeds starting at 2.5GHz (Core i5), going up to 3.4GHz (Core i7) enabling you to run applications faster and more efficiently than ever before.
All iMacs now come standard with discrete leading-edge graphics from AMD across the line. The new high performance graphic options let you run demanding 3D games or other applications with higher performance requirements.
Thunderbolt, the breakthrough I/O technology is now available on the new iMac. It’s fast, simple and flexible, allowing you for the first time through a single port and cable to connect high resolution displays and transfer data at an unprecedented speed.
Enjoy HD video chatting in widescreen with the new iMac which features a built-in FaceTime HD camera, supporting 720p and comes with the FaceTime App pre-installed.
iMac configurations are supplied with 4GB RAM as standard and can be upgraded to 16GB. 500GB and 1TB SATA hard drives are standard, and can be upgraded to 2TB. It is also now possible through CTO to replace the Magic Mouse with the Magic Trackpad.

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Big, beautiful displays.

21.5- and 27-inch displays.
Today’s iMac has come a long way from the first 15-inch iMac. Take one look and you’ll see just how far. A 21.5- or 27-inch display with edge-to-edge glass covers nearly the entire front of the enclosure. When all you
see is the display, nothing gets between you and what’s onscreen. Movies, TV shows, FaceTime HD video calls, websites, photos — everything looks stunning on the widescreen 16:9 iMac display.

LED backlighting.
The more pixels a display has, the more light those pixels need to achieve the best picture possible. And that’s exactly what the LED backlighting in iMac does: It pushes light through each pixel with remarkable brightness and efficiency. Because the LED backlight doesn’t take up much space, the iMac enclosure stays thin — even with all the high-performance components inside.

High resolution.
The 21.5-inch iMac features 1920-by-1080 HD resolution. Apple engineers could simply have stretched that resolution up and out for the 27-inch iMac. Instead, they took the display well beyond HD with 2560-by-1440 resolution. That’s 78 percent more pixels than the
21.5-inch iMac display



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Next-generation quad-core Intel processors.

Powered by quad-core processors, the new iMac is our fastest yet — up to 70 percent faster than the previous generation. Every model in the lineup comes standard with the latest Intel Core i5 quad-core processor. You even have the option to configure the 21.5- or 27-inch iMac with the Intel Core i7, the fastest quad-core processor available. But why stop there? Add up to 16GB of DDR3 memory and an ultrafast 256GB solid-state drive,2 and you’ve got an all-in-one that can handle just about anything.
Turbo Boost 2.0.
Say you’re using a processor-intensive application like Aperture 3 or Final Cut Pro that benefits from extra power. Turbo Boost 2.0 automatically increases the speed of the active cores — up to 3.8GHz. And by shifting core frequency in small increments, Turbo Boost allows the processor to manage performance without sacrificing efficiency. All this takes place behind the scenes, so your work (or play) goes smoother and faster.

Faster single-chip microarchitecture.
Watching a movie, updating your blog, editing photos. Tasks like these require data to travel from place to place. The latest Intel Core architecture puts the processor, cache, memory controller, and graphics engine on a single chip. Since data doesn’t have as far to travel, you get faster performance and greater efficiency.

Integrated memory controller.
With faster access to memory, each core gets right to work on your data, rather than waiting for it to arrive. That’s why Intel Core architecture uses an integrated memory controller to connect fast 1333MHz memory directly to the processor. Together with up to 8MB of shared L3 cache, that helps your applications run at peak performance.
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All-new advanced AMD Radeon HD graphics.

With advanced AMD Radeon HD graphics processors across the line, iMac performs even better than before — up to three times better, in fact. So you see more frames per second in 3D games, and you can edit HD home videos with more speed and responsiveness than you ever thought possible.
When you need performance for things like playing 3D games, editing HD video, or running design software, the discrete AMD Radeon HD graphics in iMac go to work. You see more frames per second and experience better responsiveness. With the AMD Radeon HD 6970M, the top-of-the-line 27-inch iMac offers the best graphics of any all-in-one. But no matter which iMac you choose, you’re guaranteed superior graphics performance. With up to 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 video memory, these processors provide up to 3x faster performance than the previous generation

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Thunderbolt.
The fastest, most versatile I/O in a desktop.
Ultrafast and ultraflexible, the Thunderbolt port features two 10-Gbps data channels for data transfer that’s up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. And it offers unprecedented expansion capabilities for a new generation of high-performance peripherals. The new 27-inch iMac gives you not just one but two Thunderbolt ports. So in an instant, iMac can go from a family computer to a filmmaker’s dream machine

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FcaeTime HD Camera
Get more of your friends in the picture with crisp, widescreen HD video. The new FaceTime HD camera lets you make FaceTime video calls in 720p resolution. The picture is so clear, it will look and feel almost like you’re in the same room. Make HD calls from one new iMac to another or to a new MacBook Pro. You can also make video calls to other Intel-based Mac computers, iPad 2, iPhone 4, or the latest iPod touch.
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Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad. Multi-Touch by choice.

Now you can choose the perfect cord-free setup. When you buy your new iMac from the Apple Online Store, you have the option to swap Magic Mouse for Magic Trackpad at no extra cost. With Magic Mouse, you can perform simple gestures across its smooth, seamless top shell. Scroll in any direction with one finger, swipe through web pages and photos with two, and click and double-click anywhere. For full gesture support, opt for Magic Trackpad. Made with a touch-friendly all-glass surface, Magic Trackpad is the largest Multi-Touch trackpad made by Apple. So there’s plenty of room for scrolling, swiping, pinching, rotating, and then some.

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It’s very well connected.
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Thunderbolt
The new Thunderbolt port lets you daisy-chain as many as six devices plus an additional display. So with just one port you can create the ultimate do-anything desktop. If you choose the new 27-inch iMac, a second Thunderbolt port lets you expand even more. And since Thunderbolt is based on DisplayPort technology, you can plug any Mini DisplayPort display right into the Thunderbolt port.
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USB and FireWire
Bring on your iPad, iPod, digital camera, mobile phone, and external hard drive — there’s no shortage of ports on iMac. Four USB 2.0 ports and a FireWire 800 port give you plenty of peripheral possibilities.
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Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
The latest 802.11n wireless technology in iMac makes it effortless to connect to a Wi-Fi network.4 iMac automatically finds available networks and lets you join them with a click. Bluetooth wireless technology is also built in, so you can use your favorite wireless accessories right out of the box.
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SDXC
Transfer photos and videos to your iMac as fast as you take them. The built-in SDXC card slot supports SD and SDHC cards with capacities up to 2TB. Just insert your camera’s memory card and import your photos to iPhoto.

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