27-inch iMac with Retina 5k Display
Updated in October 2015, the Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display, is equipped with a new sixth-generation Skylake processor from Intel. It also has a new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2 access with Force Touch. The late-2015 version a slimline display panel with 5,120-by-2,880-pixel resolution. The 5K resolution features a DCI-P3-based color gamut, which provides a 25% larger color space than standard sRGB. It also allows users to display a 4K video image at full size, while still providing an additional space on the screen for the tools and palettes of video-editing software.
With these innovations on its 27-inch iMac, Apple appears to be targeting both the professional video and photography markets. Very few rival products from PC manufacturers can provide a comparable graphics workstation for a reasonable price.
Apple has updated all three of its 27-inch models. Even its entry-level new iMac with Retina 5K Display configuration includes a 5K display and Intel’s new quad-core Skylake Core i5 processor running at 3.2GHz (3.6GHz with TurboBoost). It boasts 8GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive and a Radeon R9 M380 graphics card.
According to experts, the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display also provides very good performance for video editing and other graphics-intensive tasks.
Because of the new display, the original stylish 27-inch iMac with 2,560 by 1,440 display has been discontinued. But the current desktop 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display will appeal to lots of consumers. Their competitive pricing and outstanding display will make it a tempting option for many creative professionals.
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