Apple updated its signature all-in-one iMac with next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, ground-breaking high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera. They are up to 70% faster and new graphics deliver up to three times the performance of the previous generation.The new iMac features quad-core Intel Core i5 processors with an option to choose Core i7 processors up to 3.4 GHz. These next generation processors feature an integrated memory controller for an amazingly responsive experience and a powerful new media engine for high-performance video encoding and decoding. With new AMD Radeon HD graphics processors, the new iMac has the most powerful graphics in an all-in-one desktop.
The 21.5-inch iMac has a single Thunderbolt port while the 27-inch model features two ports for even greater expansion. Featuring two bi-directional channels with transfer speeds up to an amazing 10Gbps each, Thunderbolt delivers PCI Express directly to external high performance peripherals such as RAID arrays, and can support FireWire and USB consumer devices, and Gigabit Ethernet networks via adapters. Thunderbolt also supports DisplayPort for high resolution displays and works with existing adapters for HDMI, DVI and VGA displays.iMac includes a built-in FaceTime HD camera and Apple’s innovative FaceTime software for widescreen video calling and the new camera supports high definition video calls between all FaceTime HD-enabled Macs and standard resolution calls with iPad 2, iPhone 4, the current generation iPod touch and other Intel-based Macs.
Every Mac comes with Mac OS X Snow Leopard and iLife, Apple’s innovative suite of applications for creating and sharing photos, movies and music.