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.