Ultra-powerful iMac Pro revealed, plus faster MacBooks and macOS High Sierra!

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Apple is expected to unveil the new iPad Pro this week, but it seems that the redesigned version of the iMac and MacBook lineups won't hit the shelves until 2018.

Along with the specifications above, Apple will also bring many new features to the iMac line with its Pro model like a 1080p FaceTime camera, UHS-II SDXC card slot, four Thunderbolt 3 ports, a VESA mounting option, and more.

Graphics will be provided by a Radeon Vega with up to 16GB of VRAM memory that can power multiple 4K displays, or up to 44 million pixels at any given time, if you can find a screen that large.

Apple announced a new "iMac Pro" model today set to arrive for customers this December and we had a chance to get a first look.


There's also a new £1,249 13-inch MacBook Pro variant. They also now use 10-bit dithering to deliver up to 1 billion colours, making them more accurate than ever before.

John Turnus, VP of hardware engineering said at the conference that the iMac range will now include improved displays of 500 nits, or a total of 43 percent brighter than the previous generation.

In essence, the iMac Pro is meant to replace the dustbin-shaped Mac Pro that Apple launched in 2013 and quickly forgot about afterwards. The 21.5-inch model now can be configured up to 32GB of RAM, while the 27-inch goes up to 64GB, twice what had previously been offered. A MacBook Air refresh isn't a fail-safe bet, but previous reports indicate that Apple's most affordable notebook is getting a new processor as well. Under the hood is an all-new centrifugal cooling system with two fans to draw heat away from the system's Xeon processor, which you can configure with eight, 10, or 18 cores. In total, the iMac Pro will be capable of graphics performance totalling 11 TFLOPS of single precision and an insane 22 TFLOPS of half precision compute power.

The iMac Pro also comes with up to 128GB of memory and 4GB of flash storage. All of the new models are available now. Apple said the computer is the most powerful Mac it has ever built, with the latest and most powerful processors on the market.

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