Apple iMac 2017 Release Slated In Q1 2017; Upcoming PC To Feature Intel Kaby-Lake Processor, 5K Display And VR Compatibility [VIDEO]
Tech enthusiasts have been dismayed since the Cupertino-based company wasn't able to announce details about its upcoming iMac 2017 during its event held September last year. But now, speculations have shed some light as the upcoming PC will reportedly make its first appearance quarter one this year boasting awesome specs.
According to Mobile & Apps, the upcoming iMac 2017 might be released in March or at least during Q1of 2017. It was also noted that during an internal Q&A session Tim Cook specified that Apple Inc. has a few desktops worth waiting for in the roadmap.
In contrary, there have been hearsays stating that the upcoming desktop might be unveiled during this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which is not slated to take place anytime soon.
When it comes with the possible specs and features, iTech Post stated in its article that the upcoming iMac 2017 might boast Intel Kaby Lake processor since Apple already utilized Intel Skylake chipset to its predecessor. Moreover, there have been talks stating that the Cupertino-based tech giant might consider incorporating AMD's latest generation of graphics chips Polaris and would sooner or later bring both of them together for the next generation iMac 2017 edition.
It was also worth noting that one of the most widely deliberated speculations is the claim that Apple's new iMacs will feature AMD Radeon Polaris graphics chips and might even be VR-ready. In addition, reports stated that Tim Cook already hinted that the future iMac desktop would be equipped with 5K display and it might be called the 5K iMac.
As of now, Apple Inc. hasn't confirmed any exact release schedule, specs and features of the upcoming iMac 2017. So, the company's avid fans are advised to take the above-mentioned information with skepticism. But then, as the launch of the device nears, the tech giant will surely reveal every single detail about the upcoming desktop.