New iMac with 5k Retina Display Review
Apple is broadly known for its astounding technological innovations. With their iPhones, laptops, and tablets rating very high, their new iMac came and outmatched most desktops available in the market with a striking 5K resolution retina display. This 27-inch desktop is sleekly and iconically designed and is most assuredly a solid, ultra-high-performance machine. It is very much recommended for videographers, photographers and admirers of a classy looking computer.
It appears as though Apple has chosen not to include a major change in the design of their iMacs. This new all-in-one iMac has a design that is similar to its predecessors, though it looks more gorgeous with a 27-inch widescreen that has a better resolution. It has a solid, ultra-slender aluminium cabinet and frame with an excellent build quality that cannot be compared to any other. It likewise features a thicker black border screen bezel that matches with the Apple Logo fixed at the lowermost centre of the desktop.
SPECTACULAR RETINA 5K DISPLAY
This is the most outstanding quality of the new 27-inch Apple’s iMac. With a 14.7m pixels and ultra-high resolution of 5,120-by-2,880, the iMac has, by all means, surpassed the older model of desktops in terms of display. In spite of the fact that it doesn’t feature a touchscreen and has a large frame, it delivers an extremely sharp display that is arguably the best you can get. Its pixel produces the most accurate and uncompromised colour making it a photographer or videographer’s best choice for maximum productivity.
The new Apple iMac features four USB 3 rear-facing ports which perform multiple times faster than USB 2.0. Also, with a 3.5GHz quad-core Intel i5 processor, it functions at very super speed. It also features 8GB of RAM 1600MHz DDR3 memory with room for system memory upgrade that could be up to 32GB. It has a headphone jack with a moderately decent speaker, SDXC memory card slot,10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet port (RJ-45 connector) and two thunderbolts 2 ports. Nevertheless, the retina 5k display cannot be used as another mac’s external monitor. This iMac also has Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11ac Wi-FI wireless connection which aids faster file data transfer.
Display: 27-inch w/ 5k Retina Display
Processor: 3.5GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz)
Memory: 8GB (two 4GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM; four user-accessible SO-DIMM slots
1 TB Fusion Drive
Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 M290X
Apple part number: MF886LL/A
Operating System: Mac OS X Yosemite
Memory speed: 1600 MHz etc.
Astounding retina 5k display
Inconvenient ports location
None adjustable stand
What does Retina 5k display mean?
It simply means that the iMac has about 5000 pixels of horizontal screen resolution
Does it come with a mouse and keyboard?
Yes, the Apple iMac with 5K retina comes with a wireless keyboard and smart mouse.
As earlier stated, irrespective of what you maybe be looking for in a desktop, once you are a photographer or videographer, the Apple iMac with 5k retina still remains the best choice for you. Not until there is an invention of a superior or higher quality the desktop computer.