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21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac with Retina Display

21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac with Retina Display

The iMac family now has even more pixels than before. The 27-inch iMac models all feature the Retina 5K display, delivering 14.7 million pixels and wide-gamut color to make your photos and video look even more amazing. And now that stunning display is available in a smaller form factor with the 1.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display. With powerful quad-core processors, 8GB of fast 1867MHz memory standard, faster flash storage, new Fusion Drive storage options, and breathtaking Retina displays, iMac is packed with technology as well as pixels.

21.5-inch 27-inch
Apple price (U.S.) $1499 $1799 $1999 $2299
Display Retina 4K Retina 5K Retina 5K Retina 5K
Processor 3.1GHz quad-core
Intel Core i5
Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
3.2GHz quad-core
Intel Core i5
Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
3.2GHz quad-core
Intel Core i5
Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
3.3GHz quad-core
Intel Core i5
Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz
Storage  1TB hard drive 1TB hard drive 1TB Fusion Drive 2TB Fusion Drive

Key messages

Stunning Retina display
• With 9.4 million pixels (21.5-inch) and
14.7 million pixels (27-inch), the iMac
with Retina display has 4.5 to 7 times
the resolution of a standard HDTV
• The individually calibrated wider color
gamut display delivers 25% more
available colors to the screen for more
vivid, true-to-life colors
• Full lamination of the display cover
glass creates a brilliant display that’s
75% less reflective
• The extremely precise antireflective
coating allows uncompromised vibrant,
accurate colors to show through

Amazing ultrathin design
• Stunningly thin at just 5 mm at its edge
and has a gorgeous aluminum and
glass enclosure

Powerful quad-core
Intel Core i5
• The 21.5-inch iMac comes with a fifth generation 3.1GHz quad-core processor and is configurable to a 3.3GHz Core i7
• The 27-inch iMac comes with a sixth generation 3.2 or 3.3GHz quad-core
processor and is configurable to a
4.0GHz Core i7

Powerful AMD graphics
• The 27-inch iMac features AMD Radeon R9 300-series graphics with 2GB of video memory and is configurable with the R9
M395X with 4GB of video memory

Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2
• Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2 are included and pre-paired with every
iMac, so there’s no need for a separate
external keyboard or mouse at set up
• Charge your Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2 from your iMac using the
included Lightning to USB Cable

High-speed I/O
• Four USB 3 ports for 10 times faster
performance than USB 2.0
• Two Thunderbolt 2 ports each deliver
up to 20 Gbps of bandwidth for
external devices

Fusion Drive
• Fusion Drive combines the storage
capacity of a hard drive with the performance of flash storage
• Automatically stores frequently used applications and files on the flash module for better performance
• 1TB Fusion Drive featuring 24GB of fast
flash storage comes standard on $1999
model, and is a custom-configurable
option on other models. The 2TB and
3TB Fusion Drives feature 128GB of fast
flash storage

Essential additions
• Magic Trackpad 2
• AirPort Time Capsule

Quick Demos

Show off the design
• Talk about the dramatic design—especially the thin edge.

• Show the edge-to-edge glass and how it covers nearly the entire front, so nothing gets between the customer and what’s on the screen.
• Play a song with iTunes to showcase the quality of the stereo speakers.

Show off the new Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2
• Point out the new wireless Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2, which is rechargeable from the iMac using an included Lightning to USB Cable.

• Demo Magic Mouse 2 features using Safari—scroll up and down on a web page, zoom by pressing Control while scrolling, and advance through web pages using a two-finger swipe.

Show off the Retina display
• Open a Safari page, email, and text document and show how the Retina display presents crisp, razor-sharp text—so it looks like a printed page.

• Open Photos and point out how crisp the images look, even in the thumbnail view. Select an image, go to full-screen mode and highlight the detail you see in the photo. Page through more images without leaving full-screen mode.
• Open a 4K video project in iMovie and mention you can view 4K video at full resolution on the Retina 4K display, and on the 27-inch Retina 5K display, you even have room to edit while viewing at 100%.