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Apple's new 27-inch iMacs is now available in South Africa

Apple announced that its new 27-inch iMacs are now available from the iStore in South Africa.

Launched in August, these new 2020 iMac versions feature faster Intel processors, double the maximum memory capacity, new AMD graphics, and SSD storage across the range.

The screen has also been updated to a Retina 5K display, with the option of a nano-texture glass panel that improves viewing in bright conditions.

Here are the specifications:

Apple 27-inch 2020 iMac
Display 5,120 x 2,880 Retina Display
Operating System macOS Big Sur
Processor 6-core Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 6-core Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 8-core Intel i7 3.8GHz
RAM 8GB 2,666MHz DDR4
Storage 256GB / 256GB / 512GB
GPU Radeon Pro 5300 / Radeon Pro 5300 / Radeon Pro 5500XT
Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 3, 4 x USB Type-A, SD card slot, 3.5mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, Ethernet


The iStore is offering three 27-inch iMac models, with options of either 6-core Intel Core i5 processors or an 8-core Core i7 chip.

The two Core i5 configurations both come with 8GB DDR4 RAM and Radeon Pro 5300 graphics, and either 256GB or 512GB of SSD storage.

The Intel Core i7 model is fitted with 8GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon Pro 5500XT graphics, and a 512GB SSD.

Here is how much each model with cost you:

  • Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB DDR4, Radeon Pro 5300, 256GB SSD – R39,999
  • Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB DDR4, Radeon Pro 5300, 512GB SSD – R46,999
  • Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB DDR4, Radeon Pro 5500XT, 512GB SSD – R53,999

iStore South Africa noted that their will be a trade-in programme available as well such as  swapping a particular 2017 version with Retina 5K display, Core i5-7500, 8GB RAM, and 1TB Fusion storage will bring the price of the new entry-level iMac down to R26,999.


Written by: Staff writer.

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