Apple releases new iMac models and upgraded accessories

As we reported last week, it was expected for new iMacs to make their debut. Apple today announced that the company has updated its iMac lineup, by introducing new 21.5-inch model with 4K Display and 27-inch model with 5K Display.

The newly introduced desktop computers bring faster processors and graphic chips, two Thunderbolt 2 ports and up to 2TB of Fusion Drive.

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The 4K model has a 3.1Ghz Core i7 Broadwell processor and integrated Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200, while the 5K model comes with 3.2Ghz to 3.3Ghz Core i5 and i7 Skylake processors and dedicated AMD Radeon R9 GPUs.

“From the first iMac to today, the spirit of iMac has never wavered — deliver the ultimate desktop experience with the latest technologies, gorgeous displays and cutting-edge designs,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “These are the most stunning iMacs we’ve ever made. With our gorgeous new Retina displays, more powerful processors and graphics and all-new Magic accessories, the new iMac continues to redefine the ultimate desktop experience.”

Alongside new iMac models, Apple has also launched all-new accessories, including the Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2.

The new keyboard, priced at $99, features Bluetooth for wireless connectivity and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. One of the novelties is a reengineered scissor mechanism with 33% more key stability and lower profile.

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The new Magic Trackpad now comes with Force Touch and a larger edge-to-edge glass design. It is priced at $129. The Magic Mouse 2, priced at $79, comes with redesigned internals with less moving parts.

You can already order newly released products through the Apple Online Store, as well as find them at Apple Stores and select authorized resellers.