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Apple announced 27inch iMac with 5K Retina display

The latest Apple event, placed on 16th of October, the latest iMac was announced. It has a 27inch Retina display and a 5K resolution, 5120x2880 to be precise.

The new iMac also comes with a new type of timing controller (TCON) that has an effective bandwidth of 40Gbps, providing enough power for all the 14.7 million pixels in the display to run smoothly.

The display panel is oxide-based TFT (thin film transistor) LCD, with 23 layers that make up the 1.4‑mm display panel assembly alone. It also have a 5mm thin edge.

Apple says that the new iMac is also environmentally friendly, being free of many harmful toxins, such as mercury, arsenic and PVC, and it uses just 1.2 watts of electricity in sleep mode.

As hardware, the basic components will be: a 3.5 GHz Intel Core i5 CPU, an AMD Radeon R9 290X 2GB GDDR5 GPU, 8GB of RAM and a 1TB Fusion drive. All those for $2,499.
If you are willing to pay more (~$4.5k), you can go up to a i7 Intel CPU of 4GHz, a AMD Radeon R9 M295X 4GB GDDR5 GPU, 32GB of RAM, and up to 3TB Fusion Drive or 1TB of flash storage (SSD).