Apple iMac 2013 thinner, lighter, more powerful: Specs & Features

During the event in San Jose, Apple announced not only an updated version of the tablet and a smaller iPad, but also completely refreshed line of desktop computers Apple iMac 2013. And it was the biggest surprise of the event.

Apple iMac 2013

The first thing that catches your eye when you look at the new Apple iMac 2013 is its ultra-thin screen. The thickness of the candy bar on the edges is only 5 mm. The central part of the device is thicker, but is still much smaller than the previous model. By volume of the new model is 40% smaller than the previous one. The question is how to construct the cooling system so tightly composited computer, so remains open.

Apple iMac 2013

New LCD-screen 5 mm thinner than its predecessor, in addition, through the process of full lamination Apple managed to get rid of the 2 mm gap between the cover glass and the screen itself in Apple iMac 2013. That will not only reduce the overall thickness of the display, and a 75% reduction in the reflection. All iMac displays are factory calibrated.

Apple iMac 2013

Apple iMac 2013 will go on sale with two models with IPS-screen 27 and 21.5 inches, with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 and 1920 x 1080 pixels, respectively. Computers equipped with a processor Intel Core i5 or Core i7, up to 32 GB of memory, HDD up to 3TB or SSD to 768 GB cards based on chip NVIDIA Kepler, on NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 M to the GeForce GTX 680MX.


Apple iMac 2013
An interesting option is the so-called Fusion Drive, a hardware-software hybrid drive, up to 3 TB, consisting of a fast SSD-drive to run the OS and applications, and HDD storage. Fusion Drive is configured and controlled by the operating system without the user that it is a single logical drive.


Front camera in Apple iMac 2013 can shoot video with a resolution of 720p. Among the connectors on the rear panel are 4 x USB 3.0, 2 x Thunderbolt, Mini DisplayPort, 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet, SDXC card slot. The device is equipped with a module Wi-Fi 802.11n, and supports Bluetooth 3.0.
The set includes Apple Wireless Keyboard and Apple Magic Mouse. Optionally, you can order a touchpad Magic Trackpad.


The new iMac consumes 50% less energy and the device itself, and the production process comply with all energy-saving and environmental standards.
Younger model with a screen of 21.5 inches, iMac 21 featuring Intel Core i5 2,7 GHz, 8 GB, HDD 1 TB and video card NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M will be available in November for $ 1299. Version with Intel Core i5 2.9 GHz and graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M will cost $ 1499.

Older models with a screen of 27 inches, Apple iMac 27 2013 will be available in December. Price for a model with Intel Core i5 2.9 GHz and graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M is $ 1799, a version with Intel Core i5 3.2 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX with 1GB of video memory will cost $ 1999.

This was all regarding the upcoming Apple iMac 2013 or iMac 27 & iMac 21, stay tuned for more updates regarding these premium devices, we may publish the compete review of these devices as soon as possible for us.

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