Apple Announced the immediate availability of updated iMac and Mac mini models on Tuesday. The new iMac lineup sports lower prices across the board, and the new Mac mini gained the same Nvidia GeForce 9400M video processor found in the unibody MacBook.
The new iMac line includes a Core 2 Duo processor starting at 2.66GHz with 6MB shared L2 cache, Nvidea GeForece 9400M graphics, four USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire 800 port, a Mini DisplayPort, built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, built-in iSight camera and microphone, stereo speakers, glossy LCD display, an 8x SuperDrive, keyboard and a Mighty Mouse.
Faster processors, same look.
The 20-inch iMac ships with a 2.66GHz processor, 2GB RAM with support for up to 8GB, and a 320GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive for US$1,199. The 2.66GHz 24-inch model includes 4GB of RAM and a 640GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive for $1,499.
The 2.93GHz iMac ships with 4GB RAM, Nvidea GeForce GT 120 graphics with 256MB memory, and a 640GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive for $1,799. The 3.06GHz 24-inch iMac sports 4GB RAM, Nvidia GeForce GT 130 graphics with 512MB memory, and a 1TB 7200RPM SATA hard drive for $2,199.
The new Mac mini is available with a 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB shared L2 cache, Nvidea GeForece 9400M graphics, five USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire 800 port, a Mini Display port and mini-DVI port for video out, Gigabit Ethernet, AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, an 8x SuperDrive, and audio in/out ports that support analog, digital and optical signals.
The new Mac mini: Same on the front, more on the back.
The 1GB RAM and 120GB 5400RPM SATA hard drive model is priced at $599, and the 2GB RAM 320GB 5400RPM SATA hard drive model costs $799. A build to order 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor is also available.