Apple discontinues Intel-powered 27-inch iMac


After introducing the Mac Studio and Studio Display at its ‘Peak Performance’ event last night, Apple has officially discontinued the 27-inch iMac globally. The said iMac was launched in 2020 at a starting price of Rs 1,69,990. It was powered by an Intel processor and featured a Retina 5K display. The 27-inch iMac has now disappeared from the online store.

This iMac was one of the few Macs that were still powered by Intel chipsets, while others are now powered by Apple’s in-house silicon chips. The move makes sense as there was no other option than the aforementioned iMac if a buyer wanted to buy a large but affordable desktop. Notably, the 24-inch iMac is now Apple’s only all-in-one desktop computer on the market.

Instead of this 27-inch iMac, the 27-inch . Is mac studio display Which has been launched at an initial price of Rs 1,59,900. This display can be connected to any Mac. Mac Studio in India starts at Rs 1,89,900 for the M1 Max variant and Rs 3,89,900 for the M1 Ultra powered model.

Apple Mac Studio Display Specifications

Apple’s new Studio Display is aimed at professionals. The Studio Display sports a 27-inch, 5K display inside an aluminum frame. The company claims that it can reach 600 nits brightness, comes with P3 wide color gamut support, and supports the company’s own TrueTone feature.

Atop the 27-inch display is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera for video conferencing. It also includes a three-mic array. Coming to the back, it sports three USB Type-C ports, a Thunderbolt 4 port with support for 96W passthrough charging.

The Studio Display comes with a powerful six-speaker system consisting of four woofers and two tweeters. It also includes an embedded A13 chip to optimize performance with Apple’s Mac desktops and laptops and enable features such as center stage, spatial audio, and “Hey Siri” voice commands.

For the unversed, Apple also launched Mac Studio, iPhone SE 2022 and iPad Air at a recent launch event.

First appeared on BGR India after Apple discontinued the Intel-powered 27-inch iMac.

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