New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple

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At its WWDC keynote today, Apple announced that it is updating the iMac line with Intel’s Kaby Lake processors and will provide upgrades to displays, memory, storage, and I/O ports.

The new displays are 43 percent brighter than previous ones, with 500 nits and 10-bit dithering and the capability to reproduce 1 billion colors. New iMacs will be upgradeable to 64GB of RAM on 27-inch configurations and 32GB RAM on the 21.5-inch models.

Fusion drives—which include both SSD and spinning disk—will be standard on all new 27-inch configurations, and the SSD will be up to 50 percent faster, Apple said. The I/O upgrade involves two USB-C connectors that support Thunderbolt 3.

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