WWDC 2017: Apple iMac Pro, worth the $4999

"This will be our fastest and most powerful Mac ever, which brings workstation-class computing to iMac for the first time".

Apple's new MacBooks will run the firm's newly-outed macOS High Sierra operating system.

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote us still underway.

The iMac Pro will be available in December.

Apple has detailed new iMac hardware at WWDC 2017.

On the developer front, Apple also unveiled a new Developer Kit that's a Thunderbolt 3 enclosure with an AMD Radeon RX 580 and a USB-Hub, designed for use with the company's MacBook Pros. The company just announced all-new updates to the iMac, including 7th-gen Intel Core "Kaby Lake" processors, improved display performance, and up to 32GB of memory on the 21.5-inch model, and 64GB of memory on the 27-inch model.

Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. The 5K Retina 27-inch iMac starts at $1,799. And for half-precision computation, ideal for machine learning, iMac Pro delivers up to an incredible 22 Teraflops of performance.

Are you impressed by the new iMac Pro?

You can join the fun by following Apple's WWDC launch keynote or our own liveblog, and in the minutes until the show's start, you still have time to catch up on the latest rumors. The desktop PC, available in "Space Grey", will be offered with 8-core, 10-core and 18-core Intel Xeon processors, paired with Radeon Vega graphics, up to 128GB ECC memory and four USB-C ports.

Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. With regards to subscriptions Apple also announced that it would be reducing its cut to 15% from 30% if the subscriber maintained their subscription for more than one year.

  • Zachary Reyes