Apple has unveiled the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display; the display is the world’s highest resolution display says Apple, with 14.7 million pixels. With a resolution of 5120 x 2880, iMac with Retina 5K display has four times more pixels than the standard 27-inch iMac and 67 percent more pixels than a 4K display.
The display uses a oxide TFT-based panel, and a single supercharged Apple-designed timing controller (TCON). The display also uses LEDs and organic passivation to improve image quality and reduce display power consumption by 30 percent, according to Apple. Thats not all. To improve the contrast ratio, Apple says the display uses a new photo alignment process and a compensation film for better colors.
The new iMac comes with a 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with turbo boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, and can be configured with a 4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with turbo boost speeds up to 4.4 GHz. As far as graphics go, the computers feature AMD Radeon R9 M290X graphics and can be configured with AMD Radeon R9 M295X graphics, delivering up to 3.5 teraflops of computing power. The new iMac can also be configured with up to 32GB of memory, a 3TB Fusion Drive, or up to 1TB of super-fast, PCIe-based flash storage.
The iMac with Retina 5K display with a 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with turbo boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, AMD Radeon R9 M290X graphics and a 1TB Fusion Drive is selling for $2,499.
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