Apple unveils its most powerful iMac

The new Apple iMac Pro will start at a price of $4,999 in the USA and will be available in December.

Apple today also gave a sneak peek of the upcoming iMac Pro, which will ship at the end of the year with an 8-core Intel Xeon processor, with options going up to 18 cores.

The 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes with more powerful discrete graphics in its standard configuration.

Apple's new iMac Pro features a Space Gray variant, a unique design that the tech firm is rare to take. The arrival of the new iMac Pro desktop is very convenient in terms of timing, specs, and its features, since Microsoft just released iMac and MacBook competitors under the name of Surface Studio and Surface Laptop, respectively.

"The latest iMacs start at $1,099 for the 21.5" models and$1,799 for the 27" models.

If you were planning on buying a new Mac, now's the time: Apple has just refreshed its iMac and MacBook lines.

It will feature up to 18-Core Processors, 22 Teraflops of GPU Performance, Fast Storage and Advanced I/O.

With thin and light designs, powerful performance, fantastic displays and all-day battery life, Mac notebooks is said to deliver the world's best portable computing experience.1 MacBook now features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 1.3 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz and up to 50% faster SSD, and supports up to twice the memory. "We reengineered the whole system and designed an entirely new thermal architecture to pack extraordinary performance into the elegant, quiet iMac enclosure our customers love - iMac Pro is a huge step forward and there's never been anything like it".

The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, and the 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to 3.1 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz. Photos has as a ton of new editing tools, which, for most of us, mean it can be our only photo editing app - even though it will also be able to sync your edits with Photoshop and Pixelmator for power users.

The 12-inch MacBook was last updated earlier previous year with faster chips and a rose gold colour option. A brand new file system (AFS or Apple File System) will be standard with High Sierra.

Finally, both the iMac and MacBook Pro saw entry-level price drops to $1,299 for the 4K iMac and 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar. As a quick refresher, Apple's flagship MacBook Pro was derided for being overpriced and under-powered, with many users lamenting the fact that Apple's pro-oriented machine could only support 16GB of RAM.

  • Arturo Norris