Apple's New Super Thin iMacs Officially on Sale Today

Earlier this week, Apple announced that the iMacs it announced alongside the iPhone 5, iPad Mini, and iPad 4 would go on sale on November 30. Just in case you haven't looked at the calendar in a while, tomorrow is December 1, which makes today Friday, November 30. If you're holding out for the 27-inch model, you'll be waiting into December, as Apple still hasn't announced a formal ship date for that version. You can order one today, anyway, it just won't ship in the next few days.

 

The 21.5-inch iMac is available with a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.2 GHz, Nvidia GeForce GT 640M and 8GB of 1600 MHz RAM. Alternatively, you can upgrade to a 2.9 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M. Pricing for the 21.5-inch iMac starts at $1,299. Bumping the processor and graphics card will put the price up to $1,499. Apple says shipments for the 21.5-inch will go out in 1-3 days.

As mentioned previously, Apple still hasn't offered a solid release date for the 27-inch model. At least, they've offered nothing more specific than 'December.' However, the website now says orders for the 27-inch model will ship in 3-4 weeks, so you should get your computer by New Years if you're ordering today.

Just to refresh your memory, the 27-inch comes with a 2.9 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M for a suggested retail price of $1,799. You can also bump the specs in this one, pushing it to a 3.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX. This will push the price to just a hair shy of $2000.

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  • masterofevil22
    They look gangster and Apple isn't price raping people as bad as usual....kudos
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  • eternalkp
    what is apple obsession with thinness?
    weak internal mobile components in these are acceptable?
    it's 2012 and OSX doesn't support it? what are you going to do with all of their "retina" laptops and desktop? watching 1080p trailers over and over again?
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  • eternalkp
    *doesn't support bluray
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