iMac 2017 Rumors: Upcoming Apple iMac To Launch In Q1 Of 2017 With Kaby Lake Processor And 5K Display

Apple is reportedly working on a new iMac.

According to rumors, the tech giant will soon launch the latest iMac within the first quarter of 2017. This coincides with Tim Cook's pronouncement that Apple has "great desktops in [its] roadmap".

Specifications

With the introduction of the new Kaby Lake processors, the next iMac will most likely have this under its hood. The iMac 2017 will probably have the S-Series desktop chips, according to PC Rumors. This means the 27-inch iMac will likely have the Core i5-7500, Core i5-7600 or the Core i7-7700K.

The other prominent rumor regarding the iMac 2017 is that it will have a 5K display. For the graphics solution, the talk is that Apple will again rely on AMD and that the Polaris 10 will likely be at the forefront among the potential choices.

Another interesting rumor is that the iMac 2017 will have VR support. It is also said to have 10 USB 3.0 ports, six more than the current iMac has.

Price

A $3,199.99 price tag is expected for the 2017 version of the 27-inch iMac with 32GB of RAM and 2TB Fusion Drive is Best Buy estimated right.

Release Date

The next generation iMac was expected last year but Apple only introduced its new line of MacBooks including one with the new Touch Bar feature. Apple also unveiled the Apple TV at the time. The last time Apple rolled out a new iMac was back in 2015. At the time, the company updated its line of small desktops with the Retina screen while the larger models were given the latest Skylake processor. Since then, there has been nothing new on the iMac front. But if the recent spate of rumors proves true, expect a new iMac by March of this year.

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