Back at Apple’s WWDC event this year, the company introduced the iMac Pro, which is the most powerful iMac ever produced. During the event, the company stated that the desktop would be available starting this month. Thankfully, with only a few weeks to go, Apple updated its website today stating that the iMac Pro will be available for purchase starting Thursday, December 14th. While there isn’t specific pricing information just yet, the base price for the iMac Pro is expected to start at $4,999USD.
At the WWDC event, Apple made the promise that they would ship out two new products by the end of 2017; the iMac Pro and the HomePod, which is now being delayed until sometime in “early 2018.” When that news was made public, Apple’s Phil Schiller’s comments indicated that the iMac Pro was on time for release.
Apple has been under fire from many users within the developer community, who claim that the company isn’t paying attention to their powerful line of Mac products, mainly focusing on the Mac Pro. As a response, Apple stated earlier this year that they will release a new, updated Mac Pro and introduce the iMac Pro, as well.
The iMac Pro is the only device we have details about so far. As far as specifications are concerned, it’ll feature either an 8, 10, or 18-core Xeon processor, Apple’s 5K display, a Radeon Vega GPU with either 8GB or 16GB of High Bandwidth Memory, as well as other impressive specs.
Apple usually gives certain YouTubers early access to new products – and the new iMac Pro is not an exception. Marques Brownlee was one of the first to get early hands-on, and he claims that using Final Cut Pro alone isn’t enough to get the fans running, however, FCP is less demanding than programs such as Adobe Premier. He also noted that there is a black Lightning cable to charge the black keyboard, which is exclusive to the computer thus far.
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