On Friday, Apple made its new iMacs available for order online from the Apple Store. After more than 12 hours of availability at physical Apple Stores and authorized retailers, Apple’s new iMac was finally added to the company’s online storefront early Friday morning.
The redesigned iMac is now available on order at the U.S online store as well as in number of international Online Apple Stores, including Australia, Canada and select European countries, a change from early Friday when the unit could only be purchased at an Apple resellers.
The current ship dates for the standard 21.5-inch model is one to three days, while a build-to-order option iMac ships in seven to ten days.
Prices range from $1,299 for a non-configured 21.5-inch unit with a 2.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor, to well over $4,300 for the top-of-the-line 27-inch model.
On Tuesday, Apple announce that the iMac would go on sale this Friday. Previously, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said there would a significant supply shortage but he failed to explain what was cause the delay.
The redesigned iMac features an all-new design that is only 5-millimeters thick at its edge, and also features a better display which Apple claims reduces reflections by 75%. The iMac’s speed has also been increased thanks to the new quad-core Intel silicon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors, the latter of which is said to deliver up to a 60 percent boost in performance.
The new iMac also comes with a new Fusion Drive, a hard drive solution that combines the performance of solid-stade media with the capacity and affordability of a hard drive, The result is a single storage volume that intelligently manages frequently used files and programs to optimize performance.
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