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The iMac 2017 5K Retina Display Too Good to Be True? New iMac to be Launched in March [VIDEO]


It's easy to think Apple has neglected one of its high-selling products, its supercomputer, iMac since there has been no update since 2015. But rumors have it that the new one will finally be issued with a technology unavailable to anything else, the 5K retina display. Not only that, it's also rumored to be containing a virtual reality element.

iMac 2017 5K Retina Display

Much have been speculated about iMac 2017 specs, features, and even the price that's why it's biggest fans are on the lookout for the latest news and updates about the recent product.

The rumors circulating around the net say that the new iMac will feature the graphic chips called AMD Radeon Polaris which will make it VR ready. If that's the truth then Apple will be entering the VR arena for the first time where a lot of different tech companies have ventured into. Yes, it's never too late for a giant tech company to join the competition as it has the reputation of wiping them out if ever they want to.

Apple last updated its iMac line back in October 2015 and introduced the 4K retina display with the latest processor chips at the time; the Skylake processor chips. This time around, the new iMac will feature a glitzy 5K retina for its 27 inch unit. It will be paired with the latest and the greatest in the market AMD FirePro W9100. It will also come with two 10-core Intel Xeon E7, Mac World UK reported.

While the new iMac is not for everyone, it is a flagship product that is equally important to the company as its iPhone brands. The iMac line is best used by the company for positioning exercise. Producing iMacs is a way for the company to tell the world that they are creating a product for iMac users.

iMac 2017 release date

The new iMac is slated to be released on March 2017. It's at least the most concrete news about one of Apple's signature brands. One of the speculated reasons why Apple didn't launch its new iMac is because it will be using a Kaby Lake processor.

Kaby Lake processors are made by Intel but it won't be available until the end of 2016 so there might be some truth in that speculation. Moreover, the device is rumored to have a full flash storage with a much slimmer AIO desktop. It will also come in a much lighter frame, MobiPicker reported.

Looks like members of the Apple cult may have to wait until 2017 for Apple to formally announce what's inside their iMac 2017. 

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