Apple announces its new iMac with Apple M1 CPU, 85% faster compared to its predecessor Intel

Without surprises in between, we already have the first Apple desktops with an Apple Silicon CPU, and these are none other than iMac, where of course, all the prominence has been taken by the Apple M1 processor, where its huge window In terms of consumption, it simplifies the cooling system by offering an ultra-slim design. Specifically, the volume is reduced by 50%, so it offers an 11.5mm thick chassis, which is as if it were an Ultrabook.

Unfortunately, nothing from the Apple M1X, so it will offer 8 cores for the CPU (4 + 4) and choose between 7 and 8 graphics cores. By having more space for cooling, and not depending on a battery, they will offer superior performance compared to laptops. According to the company, compared to its predecessor, it offers an 85% performance improvement in the CPU, and the graphics performance is doubled. The high-performance SoC is expected to arrive in a larger model in the future.

This SoC brings to life a 24-inch panel with a '4.5K' resolution of 4480 x 2250 pixels with a maximum brightness of 550 nits. Next to the screen, we have a new FaceTime webcam with a 1080p resolution that will improve its quality in video calls thanks to the neural engine 'Neural Engine' that includes the M1. In terms of connectivity, they are generous: four USB Type-C ports (up to 2x Thunderbolt), and access to an Ethernet port alongside WiFi 802.11ax + Bluetooth 5.0 wireless connectivity.

Another surprise, that you can choose between 7 colors, the space occupied by using an Intel CPU is used to add a sound system with 6 speakers with Dolby Atmos support.

The new iMac goes on sale at a starting price of 1,449 euros with 8-core CPU, 7-core GPU, 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB capacity, 2x USB 4.0 / Thunderbolt ports and Magic keyboard with fingerprint reader; for 1,669 euros we have 8 graphics cores, 2x USB 3.0 + Ethernet are added and for 1,899 euros we have 512 GB of capacity.

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