Apple Rolls Out 27-inch Cinema Display

Apple’s new 27-inch Cinema Display finally began shipping on Friday. The company introduced the LED backlit display at the end of July with a promise to ship in September.

Apple’s 27-inch Cinema Display

The 27-inch Cinema Display includes a 16:9 aspect ratio with 2560 x 1440 resolution, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, built-in iSight and stereo speakers, built-in three port USB 2.0 hub, Mini DisplayPort video and audio connector, and a built-in MagSafe charger connector for Apple’s laptops. The display also uses in-plane switching technology for a 178 degree viewing angle, and ambient light sensor like the company’s portable devices.

The new display replaces the now discontinued 24- and 30-inch Cinema Displays. Apple’s 27-inch Cinema Display is priced at US$999 and is showing a one to two week ship time.