$4,999 iMac Pro Launches on December 14th 2017– Tech Specs and Details

Apple is all set to start selling its high end desktop, the iMac Pro this Thursday, December 14. Here are all the tech specs and other details on this mega monster.


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The premium desktop computer iMac Pro was unveiled back in June at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference 2017. The iMac Pro boasts a long list of advanced features that professionals will truly appreciate. And it comes with a hefty starting price of $4,999.

iMac Pro Tech Specs

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The entry-level iMac Pro has the following specifications.


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  • An 8-core Intel Xeon CPU
  • 32 GB of RAM
  • 1 TB solid-state SSD drive
  • 27-inch 5K Retina display boasting a true-to-life 5120 x 2800 resolution.
  • An aluminum unibody design with a unique matte Space Gray chassis and color matching peripherals.
  • 4 USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports, 4 full-size USB 3 ports, an SDXC card slot and 10Gb Ethernet port.
  • Radeon Pro Vega 56 GPU, with a generous 8 GB of HBM2 video memory.

Next year, consumers can expect a number of upgrade options. For example, users can upgrade the CPU to a 10- or 18-core configuration and the RAM to as much as 128 GB. The graphics card can be upgraded to a Radeon Pro Vega 64 with 16GB of HBM2 memory and onboard storage can be moved up to 2 or 4 TB . Apple has yet not confirmed the upgrade pricing at this moment.

Extras

In the box, the iMac Pro comes with a Space Gray Magic Keyboard 2 and a Magic Mouse 2. If needed, users can opt for a Magic Trackpad 2 instead of the Magic Mouse. Reports suggest that the iMac Pro will ship with an exclusive Black Lightning cable to complement the Space Gray chassis and accessories.

The iMac Pro will be most suited for professional Mac users in the media and software development line who require a lot of computing power in their line of work.

Renowned videographer and YouTuber Marques Brownlee got the chance to review the iMac Pro for a week and had lots to say about the device. You can catch his full first impressions here.

If you’re in the market for the best iMac there is, come Dec 14th, you will be able to place your orders at Apple.com.

Written by Adeline Gear
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