Apple began shipping its new iMac on Friday. New orders for 21.5-inch models placed on the company's online Apple Store are showing as shipping in 1-3 business days, while 27-inch models are showing ship times of 3-4 weeks.
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Apple announced the new iMacs on October 23rd, but said at the time that they would be delayed until November, while the 27-inch models would be available in December. This being November 30th, the company hit its goal. The company iterated that schedule on November 27th.
The 21.5-inch model comes in two base configurations, a 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 for US$1,299, and a 2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 for $1,499. Both models come with 8GB of RAM and a 1TB drive. The second configuration includes the option of ordering a Fusion Drive, as well.
Apple's 27-inch models start at $1,799 for a 2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i5, while $1,999 will buy a 3.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i5. Both models include 8GB of RAM and a 1TB drive, and both have the Fusion Drive option, as well.
You can find the new iMac on the Apple Store now.