iMac 24-Inch With Apple M1 SoC Launched, Apple TV 4K Refreshed With A12 Bionic
Both the new 24-inch iMac and new Apple TV 4K have received India pricing and availability details.
Apple launched Tuesday at its Spring Loaded event, which it is calling the all-new iMac, featuring its custom-designed ARM chip – the Apple M1 SoC. As with most Apple upgrades, the 24-inch iMac is thinner, faster, and runs colder than previous generations. Along with this, the company also unveiled a new Apple TV 4K streaming device, which now features the Apple A12 Bionic SoC, which you see on the latest generation of iPhone 12 handsets. Both the new iMac and the new Apple TV 4K will go on pre-order later this month and on sale next month.
All-New 24-inch iMac, Apple TV 4K Refresh Price and Availability
The all-new iMac, featuring the Apple M1 SoC, will start at $ 1,299 (approximately Rs. 97,900) in the US, and will go for pre-order from April 30. This price is for an 8-core CPU, 7-core GPU. , 256GB storage, Magic Keyboard model and pricing in India starts at Rs. 1,19,900 is going up to Rs. 1,39,000 (8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, 256 GB storage model) and Rs. 1,59,000 (8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, 512GB storage model) as starting prices for high-end models that come with Touch ID-enabled Magic Keyboard. In the US, the high-end models are priced at $ 1,499 (about Rs. 1,13,00) and $ 1,699 (about Rs. 1,28,100). The new M1-based iMac will go on sale in the second half of May, the company revealed.
The Apple TV 4K with A12 Bionic SoC is priced at $ 179 (about Rs 13,500) for the 32GB storage model and $ 199 (about Rs 15,000) for the 64GB model. In India, it starts at Rs. 18,900 and goes up to Rs. 20,900 Rs. Its availability is similar to the new iMac, with it going for pre-order from 30 April and availability in 30 countries from 30 April. The new Siri Remote is priced at Rs. 5,800, and works with older Apple TV devices (4K and HD). AppleCare + will also be available for the lineup for the first time, with the new Apple TV 4K, priced at Rs. 2,900.
All-new 24-inch iMac with M1 SoC features, specifications
The M1-based iMac features a new design, with a distractor-free muted color on the front and a great color on the rear. The base model is available in only four colors – Blue, Green, Red, Silver, while two high-end models are available in yellow, orange and purple. The iMac features a 24-inch 4.5K Retina display (4480×2520 pixels), featuring Apple’s True Tone technology for color balance, P3 wide color gamut, 500 nits peak brightness and low reflectivity coating. The company says that the 24-inch display is slightly larger than the earlier 21.5 model in the frame. The all-in-one (AIO) PC is also more compact, only 11.5 mm thin.
Apple says that the M1 chip helps reduce the size of the logic board thanks to its ARM-based design and system-on-chip and requires a smaller thermal system. The new AIO is also quieter for two smaller fans than the first smaller one, up to 50% quieter (<10 dB). The benefits of the new SoC on the 24-inch iMac beyond instant wakeup include up to 85 percent faster CPU performance, 2 times faster GPU performance, and 3x faster machine learning performance than older 21.5-inch models.
Apart from this, there are all new iMac 1080p web cameras that use the M1’s Neural Engine for face detection and better exposure as well as color balance. The company has also included it incorporating a studio quality 3-mic array with beamforming tech and a Dolby Atmos-certified 6-speaker system with a high-performance tweeter as well as a force-canceling woofer. is.
For connectivity options, new iMac users can choose to receive up to four USB Type-C ports, two of which can be Thunderbolt. The AIO supports up to 6K displays, in addition featuring a new magnetic power connector with 2-meter color-matched woven cable and an adapter that integrates an Ethernet port to save space. Apple has launched three new Magic Keyboard models with it – a color-matched Magic Keyboard with new keys for Spotlight, dictation, don’t disturb and emoji. Another new Magic Keyboard has the same design, but also has Wireless Touch ID. And finally, another model with the same new key-design but including a numerical one. The new color-matching versions of the Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad were also expanded.
As per specifications, the base model of the 24-inch iMac offers up to 16GB of integrated memory, 1TB of SSD storage, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth v5, and two Thunderbolt / or USB 4 ports, while the higher end model offers one In addition to 2TB SSD, and three USB 3 ports provide.
A12 bionic features, Apple TV 4K with specifications
The new Apple TV 4K featuring Apple’s A12 Bionic processor boasts several upgrades over its predecessor, including support for high-frame rate HDR content. Apple said it is working with content providers globally to provide more content like this, while iPhone 12 Pro users can use their handsets to record Dolby Vision HDR content at 60 fps.
Ur balance of his television set. This is achieved by holding the iPhone at the specified location on the TV, and then with the light sensor on the iPhone, the color output is measured and calibrated.