Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,18 Dec 2014

Tech Events

Advertisement
Apple slims down iMac
AP
San Jose, California, October 24, 2012
First Published: 02:15 IST(24/10/2012)
Last Updated: 02:19 IST(24/10/2012)
Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, talks about the thinness of the new iMac in San Jose, California. AP Photo

Apple is unveiling a new version of its iMac desktop computer that's one-fifth the thickness of the old model around the edges.

At 5 millimeters around the edges, the new iMac is thinner than most stand-alone computer monitors. It bulges in the back, however. Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller did not say how much.

The new model achieves its severe thinness in part by eliminating the optical disc drive. Apple has been leaving those drives out of its most recent laptop models as well.

An iMac model with a 21.5-inch (54.6-centimeter) screen will start shipping in November for $1,299 and up, Schiller said. A 27-inch (68.5-centimeter) version will start at $1,799.


comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved