Apple Starts Shipments of the First iMac Pro Orders

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Dec 21, 2017

Customers who placed the order for their iMac Pro early are receiving great news from Apple as their premium machines have started to ship out.

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Sources close to the matter claim that the base model units of the iMac Pro, which costs $4,999 are in Shanghai and will be awaiting the final release from the clearing agency.

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The specifications of the machine include a 27-inch 5K display which will be shipping in a sleek gray enclosure. You will not have to purchase separate peripherals because the desktop will be arriving with a space gray Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2.

For your $4,999 iMac Pro, you get an 8-core processor, 32GB of DDR4 ECC memory, which is more reliable than your regular memory sticks. You also get 1TB of PCIe SSD storage and a Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics processor with 8GB of HBM2 memory.

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If you’re concerned about thermal performance, do note that the improved cooling design of the iMac Pro delivers up to 80 percent more cooling capacity as opposed to a traditional iMac. For the I/O, you get four Thunderbolt 3 ports, with a single one of these ports being able to drive two 5K displays or four 4K displays at 60Hz at the same time.

Not just this, but you also get a 10-Gigabit Ethernet port, four USB-A 3.0 ports, an SD card slot, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Thankfully Apple managed to retain the headphone jack in the machine. In addition, you also get a 1080p front camera, stereo speakers, four microphones, an 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter, and Bluetooth 4.2 for your troubles.

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Source: Apple Insider