Apple upgrades 21.5-inch iMac and iMac Pro with faster processors, SSDs and more

Recently, Apple has upgraded the iMac line-up. The 2020 21.5-inch iMac and iMac Pro have been equipped with advance hardware for faster and improved performance. The new 21.5-inch iMac will ship with SSDs and iMac Pro will come standard with a 10- core Intel Xeon processor and more.
Contrary to the speculations of delay, Apple has released the 2020 iMac line-up with major upgrades amid COVID-19 pandemic. Tech analysts were also expecting a redesigned look with thinner bezels to enlarge the display of the new iMacs but the company has continued with the same language design of previous-generation iMacs.
The release notes of the update reads,
“Apple today also announced that its 21.5-inch iMac will come standard with SSDs across the line for the first time. Customers can also choose to configure their 21.5-inch iMac with a Fusion Drive.
iMac Pro now comes standard with a 10-core Intel Xeon processor. Designed for pro users who require workstation-class performance, iMac Pro features Xeon processors up to 18 cores, graphics performance up to 22 teraflops, up to 256GB quad-channel ECC memory, and a brilliant 27-inch Retina 5K display.”

The 2020 iMacs

To deliver faster performance and enhanced desktop experience to today’s more demanding and fast paced users, the following iMac models are upgraded this month:

  • 27-inch iMac 
    • Up to 10- core processors
    • Memory capacity up to 128GB
    • Next-generation AMD Graphics
    • Ships standard with SSDs across the line-up
    • Equipped with Apple’s T2 Security Chip
    • Retina 5K display with True Tone technology and nano-texture glass option
    • FaceTime HD camera
    • Improved speakers and microphones with T2 support


  • 21.5-inch iMac 
    • SSDs in the entire line-up with the option to configure with a Fusion Drive.
  • iMac Pro 
    • Standard 10-core Intel Xeon processor across the line-up
    • Pro users can upgrade the machine with up to 18 cores, graphics performance up to 22 teraflops, up to 256GB quad-channel ECC memory, and 27-inch Retina 5K display.

Users will be able to upgrade all the new 2020 iMacs to macOS Big Sur for free, when the operating system releases for public in fall. Will you be interested in a system’s upgrade, let us know in the comments section.

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