WWDC 2017: Launch new iPad Pro and MacBook Pro possible


Prices start at $1,099 and go up to $1,799, including a $1,299 4K model.

"With major updates to iMac, and a refresh of our MacBook and MacBook Pro lines, the Mac is stronger than ever", said John Ternus, Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering. The iMac delivers powerful performance for 3D graphics, video editing and gaming, and with macOS High Sierra coming this fall, iMac becomes a great platform for virtual reality content creation.

USA chipmaker AMD on Tuesday unveiled a high performance, power-efficient "Radeon Pro 500" series graphics for Apple iMac.

The 12-inch MacBook received a considerable spec bump, getting the latest Intel Kaby Lake (seventh generation) processors and a notable boost in performance, speed and battery life.

The latest iMac highlights Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2GHz along with the Turbo Increase to 4.5GH.

Fusion Drive hybrid storage is standard on all 27-inch models, and the top 21.5-inch model. The 21.5-inch 4K models deliver up to three times faster performance and the 27-inch 5K models are up to 50 percent faster.

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The 15-inch MacBook Pro starts from $2,399 and is equipped with a 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz, 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory, 256GB SSD storage, Radeon Pro 555 with 2GB memory, 4 x Thunderbolt 3 ports and Touch Bar and Touch ID. Finally, the company refreshed its entry-level 13-inch MacBook Air by adding a new 1.8GHz processor.

The iMac Pro also supports up to 4TB of SSD and up to 128GB of ECC memory, and with four Thunderbolt 3 ports can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time. "MacBook is our thinnest and lightest notebook for all-day, on-the-go computing".

The new Apple iMac Pro will start at a price of $4,999 in the USA and will be available in December.

Lastly, Apple also announced a slight upgrade for the 13-inch MacBook Air, which now features a 1.8 GHz processor. Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options and accessories are available online at apple.com/uk/mac. Analyst at KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that there are 70% more chances of the company rolling out new-fangled iPad Pro at the conference.

Apple's new iMac will launch just in time for the holiday season starting at $4,999.

Apple is introducing The Dock for the iPad Pro which now supports the addition of different apps and pans across the display. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV.