As Apple had promised earlier, the iMac Pro is finally available for purchase in India. Priced at Rs. 4,15,000, only the base model of new all-in-one workstation has made its way to the Indian market. The iMac Pro was first unveiled at WWDC 2017, followed by the launch in the US and other select markets in December last year.
The base model of iMac Pro which features an 8-core Intel Xeon processor, 32GB of DDR4 ECC RAM, Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics card, and 1TB SSD storage, is all set to hit the shelves of authorized Apple retail shops by the end of this month. Coming back to the India launch of the brand-new iMac Pro, let's get into its specifications and features in detail.
The base model of the iMac Pro comes with a 27-inch Retina 5K (5,120×2,880 pixels) display with a wide-color gamut (P3) and 500 nits of peak brightness.
Under the hood, it is powered by an 8-core 3.2GHz Intel Xeon W processor that clocks up to 4.2GHz with Turbo Boost, and has 19MB of cache. The processor is teamed up with a Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics card, 8GB of HBM2 memory, and 32GB of 2666MHz DDR4 ECC RAM.
The iMac Pro base model in India sports a 1TB SSD storage. It also features a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, and offers an Ethernet port, four USB Type-A (v3.0) ports, four Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports, SDXC card slot, four microphones, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
There are other connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v4.2. The all-in-one workstation will arrive with a Space Gray Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2. A Lighting to USB cable will also be included in the box. The dimensions of the new iMac Pro is 650×516×203mm, and it weighs 9.7kg.
On the design aspect, the Apple iMac Pro looks looks stunning with its Space Gray finish. While it retains the design of original iMac, there are some negligible differences in the mics, speakers, ports, vents, and mounting options. All in all, the 'most powerful Mac' ever is impressive and beautiful inside out. So if it is in your budget, the iMac Pro should be in your buying list.