Apple's new iMac Pro rocks 18-core CPU, Radeon Vega GPU


This larger model additionally comes with improved graphics and more video memory, and the 13-inch MacBook Pro now has a £1,249 option. We have a team working hard on it right now, and we want to architect it so that we can keep it fresh with regular improvements, and we're committed to making it our highest-end, high-throughput desktop system, designed for our demanding pro customers.

According to Apple, an equivalent PC would cost over $7K, while the iMac Pro starts at $4999. While Apple introduced a thinner, lighter MacBook Pro past year, people still want a new MacBook Air.

Some more iMac Pro spec details. It also sports the company's very own "Touch Bar" paired with Touch ID with 500-nit Retina display and Thunderbolt 3 port.

Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering John Ternus says, "This will be our fastest and most powerful Mac ever, which brings workstation-class computing to iMac for the first time".

Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. And it's especially important, given that these new iMacs are pulling double duty as Apple's primary desktop computer until it sorts out the situation with the Mac Pro sometime next year, although the newly announced iMac Pro slated for later this year should help with that.

All the MacBook Pros and the MacBook are getting new Kaby Lake processors. The new MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air are available to order on Apple official website starting from today, while the Indian pricing and availability is not known at the moment. The company's Mac revenue fell previous year, and while well received by many consumers, recent MacBook Pros have been criticized by some longtime Mac loyalists and creative professionals for not meeting some of their needs.

The 21.5-inch 4K iMacs will be configurable with Radeon Pro 555 and 560 GPUs with up to 4GB of VRAM, while those opting for the 27-inch 5K iMac will be able to choose from the Radeon Pro 570, 575, or 580 with up to 8GB of VRAM. Starting at $4,999, its the most expensive and powerful computer Apple has made.

It's worth highlighting that the iMac Pro features a new thermal cooling system, which has two fans, to keep it cool even while running the most powerful programs.