New iMac: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


Apple has revealed their new iMac. Here’s everything you need to know about this sweet new desktop computer.

1. The New 27-Inch iMac Ships Today

The new iMac with a 27-inch screen and a 5K display debuted at Apple’s keynote event on October 16. If you’re into instant gratification, good news: the new iMac will start shipping today, October 16.

2. A New iMac Costs Less Than a Comparable 4K Monitor Alone


Apple made the point during their keynote presentation that the new iMac with a 5k display retails for less than what one might pay for just a 4K monitor alone. The 27-inch screen boasts a vivid 5120 x 2880 display.

3. New iMac Release Marks 30th Anniversary of Mac Computers


This year marks the 30th anniversary of the original Mac computer, a fact that Apple noted during their keynote when introducing the new 5K Retina iMac.

4. The New iMac Starts at $2499


The new iMac starts at $2499, but the price can increase from there depending on additional options.

5. Apple Also Released a New Mac Mini


Apple also released a new Mac Mini today. It starts at a much more reasonable $499, which is about a hundred bucks less than the previous gen Mac Mini. Like the iMac, the new Mac Mini will start shipping on October 16.