All models come with a 27" 10-bit Retina 5K (5.120 x 2.880 pixel) display with 500 nits and DCI-P3 support, as well as a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.2,10 Gb Ethernet and an SDXC card slot with support for UHS-II and four USB 3 ports.
Apple iMac Pro
Using the four Thunderbolt 3/USB-C interfaces, up to two external 5K displays with 5,120 x 2,880 pixels at 60 Hz with support for one billion colors or four external 4K UHD displays with 3.840 x 2,160 pixels at 60 Hz with support for one billion colors or four external 4K displays with 4,096 x 2,304 pixels at 60 Hz with support for millions of colors.
With 4 Thunderbolt 3 connectors, two external raid systems and two 5K displays are supported. In addition, the new iMac Pro will feature a 10Gb Ethernet port and a 5K (Retina) display.
The 5,499-euro standard configuration of the iMac Pro includes a 3.2GHz 8-core Intel Xeon W CPU with a turbo boost of up to 4.2GHz, 32GB of DDR4 memory, a 1TB SSD (3.3GB/s write speed and 2.8GB/s read speed) and a Radeon Pro Vega 56 GPU with 8GB HBM2 graphics memory.
In the full high-end version for 15.339 euros, the iMac Pro has a 2.3GHz 18-core Intel Xeon W CPU with a turbo boost of up to 4.3GHz, 128GB of 2666MHz DDR4 memory, a 4TB NVMe SSD, and a Radeon Pro Vega 64 GPU with 16GB HBM2 graphics memory and 11 TeraFLOPS of simple precision and performance. 22 TeraFLOPS half precision.
The new models aim in price and performance at pro applications as well as in the benchmarks becomes clear. Apple compares the performance of the different configurations in programs such as Cinema 4D, Wolfram Mathematica, Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Photoshop CC where the performance difference of the weakest and strongest models varies between 1.8 and 12.4 times, depending on the application. According to Apple, the standard configuration of iMac Pro with an 8-core Xeon processor is sufficient for video editing.
Apple iMac Pro
The iMac Pro is now also available at in much more powerful configurations than the Mac Pro, which now looks quite old (which of course it is): 18-core Intel Xeon W instead of 12-core Intel Xeon E5 CPU; 128 GB RAM; vs. 64 GB RAM; 4 TB SSD instead of 1TB SSD; Radeon Pro Vega 64 with 16 GB HBM2 graphics memory vs. Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPU; Thunderbolt 3 vs. Thunderbolt 3;10 Gbit Ethernet vs. dual Gigabit. more infos at bei www.apple.com