The First iMac Update In Two Years Ships Today

Posted June 11, 2017

The US technology giant revealed its all-new desktops during its yearly WWDC developers conference and these popular machines are not only getting a massive boost in performance but also a lower price tag.

Apple's keyboard and mice have always been first class and the new iMac features the latest bluetooth accessories. But away from the software, it also previewed its new line of tablets and computers for 2017.

Alongside all of this is more integration with Apple's Pencil. This MacBook Pro doesn't comes with a Touch Bar, Touch ID on top. It also unveiled a substantially upgraded 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

The iPad Pro debuts Apple's most recent mobile processor, the A10X, which features on the new 10.5ins and upgraded 12.9ins tablet. Apple says that's 43% brighter than the October 2015 model. With an all-flash architecture and all-new thermal design, iMac Pro delivers up to 80% more cooling capacity in the same thin and seamless iMac design. While the new 10.5 version offers a larger screen, it's the same dimensions as the 9.7, thanks to a smaller bezel in the 2017 model. The price is expected to start at $1,499 with the non-Touch model. And now, the minimum storage available on the iPad Pro has been hiked to 64GB. Microsoft. As the new iPad shifts towards an experience that feels more like a MacBook, the novelty of an ultra versatile Surface Pro might be lost.

Indeed, per MacRumors, the entry-level 15-inch MacBook Pro achieves a single-core score of 4255 in the Geekbench 4 test and a multi-core score of 13,727. Both come with 8GB of RAM (configurable up to 16GB), but they differ on storage.

Lastly, Apple's powerful new iMacs begin at Rs 90900, Rs 107900, and Rs 148900 for the 21.5-inch non-Retina, 21.5-inch Retina, and 27.5-inch Retina versions, correspondingly.

For power-users, the MacBook Pro range has also had a facelift and a slight specs bump.

In the case of the MacBook Air, the company has retained the earlier prices at which these were sold in India. You'll also be able to choose to enable content blockers on sites where there are too many ads, but not on the sites that advertise responsibly. There will also be faster SSDs built into all the updated MacBooks and MacBook Pros.

Who should buy it: If you value portability above performance and don't mind paying a premium for that, go with the MacBook. On the other hand, as seen in our testing of previous iterations of the MacBook, the MacBook Pro's Core i5 processor should help it perform faster on our benchmark tests, and in real-life situations. The MacBook Pro and MacBook Air line-up of laptops are the best in their class, only recently being outdone by what Microsoft Surface devices are capable of.