Apple Introduces iMac with New M3 Chip

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The new 24-inch Apple iMac features the new M3 Chip which is more faster than previous models with M1 and M2:

iMac with M3 is up to 2x faster than the prior generation with M1.1 And for those upgrading from an Intel-based iMac, the new iMac is up to 2.5x faster than the most popular 27-inch models,2 and 4x faster than the most powerful 21.5-inch model.3

How much faster is the M3 Chip? According to Apple the M3 Chip performance stats are listed as follows:
* Safari, the world’s fastest browser, performs up to 30 percent faster.
* Productivity apps like Microsoft Excel perform up to 30 percent faster.
* Games load even faster, and users will experience up to 50 percent faster frame rates.
* Edit and play back up to 12 streams of 4K video, which is 3x more than before.
* Produce video projects in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro up to 2x faster.
* Process photos in apps like Adobe Photoshop up to 2x faster.

Besides being exceptionally fast, the new iMac sports other important features:

  • An impressive 4.5K Retina display with 11.3 million pixels and over a billion colors and 500 nits of brightness
  • Faster wireless connectivity with Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, up to four USB‑C ports, including two Thunderbolt ports for superfast data transfer, support for Gigabit Ethernet standard on select models, and up to a 6K display.
  • The iMac comes in green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver, and comes with color-matched wallpapers, and a thin, all-in-one design that measures just 11.5 millimeters. The thin design is feasible because of the compact design of Apple silicon.
  • A seamless experience with iPhone, with the magic of Continuity:
    “Users can send a message or answer a phone call right from their iMac, or scan a document with their iPhone and watch it instantly appear on their iMac. And with Universal Clipboard, they can easily copy images, video, or text from an app on iPhone and seamlessly paste them into another app on a nearby iMac.”
  • The iMac offers best-in-class camera, speakers, and mics. With a 1080p FaceTime camera and studio-quality mics, iMac delivers an unmatched video conferencing experience when taking calls from home or the office. iMacs six-speaker sound system with support for Spatial Audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos rounds out its numerous perks.
  • macOS Sonoma- Widgets with personalization features, Video conferencing with great features to help remote users, Safari advanced features and game mode to prioritize graphics tasks for a better gaming experience.
Apple Event - October 30

iMac with M3 particurly appeals to families, small businesses, aspiring creatives, students, and gamers.

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The new iMac with M3 is available for purchase, Monday, October 30, on apple.com/store and in the Apple Store app in 27 countries and regions, including the United States. Customers will begin receiving their iMacs starting Tuesday, November 7. The new iMacs will be available in Apple Store locations and Apple Authorized Resellers also starting Tuesday, November 7.

*iMac with 8-core GPU starts at $1,299 (U.S.) and $1,249 (U.S.) for education, and is available in green, pink, blue, and silver. It features an 8-core CPU, 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two Thunderbolt ports, Magic Keyboard, and Magic Mouse.

*iMac with 10-core GPU starts at $1,499 (U.S.) and $1,399 (U.S.) for education, and is available in green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver. It features an 8-core CPU, 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two Thunderbolt ports, two additional USB 3 ports, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Magic Mouse, and Gigabit Ethernet.