New 27-inch iMac with jaw-dropping display could be available this year


New 27-inch Retina iMacs will usher in a new age of Ultra HD displays.
New 27-inch Retina iMacs will usher in a new age of Ultra HD displays.

If you’re desperately waiting for Cupertino to unleash an ultra high-resolution monitor you might not have to wait much longer, according to a report stating that Apple plans to release 27-inch 5K3K high-resolution iMac models by the end of 2014.

Monitors built to the 5K3K specification have a reported 5120 x 2880 resolution. The report suggests that the new iMac models, along with competing products from other manufacturers, are expected to kick off a new wave of demand for Ultra HD monitors in the marketplace.

As per Digitimes:

“Market trends show that most monitor vendors are interested in developing 27-, 28- and 32-inch Ultra HD units, said industry observers, adding that the Ultra HD LCD monitor penetration rate in 2014 is likely to reach around 5%.”

Dell recently announced its new 27-inch external display with a resolution of 5120×2880. Although Apple hasn’t made any such promises, it’s worth noting that hints surrounding a Retina iMac were discovered in a developer model of the OS X Yosemite code earlier this year.

Source: Digitimes


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