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Apple Updates MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini

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This morning Apple released a series of updates to their Macintosh line of computers. The MacBook, iMac, and Mac Mini all received refreshes heading into the holiday shopping season and are available now at Apple Retail Stores and the Apple Online Store.

The product line and updates are listed below:

New MacBook (white)

The MacBook (white) has received a case overall with a thinner form factor, same plastic body but with cleaner beveled edges and a multi-touch track-pad. There has also been speed and memory upgrades.

MacBook (white) comes in one configuration (and loses Mini-DVI but gains Mini DisplayPort but loses FireWire, IR port, battery indicator, Audio Out port but now has a single Audio In/Out port):

Configuration 1

  • 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 2GB Memory (4GB max)
  • 250GB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
  • $1,099 ($50 less than previous generation)

The configuration can be further upgraded by custom order.

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New 21.5-inch iMac

Previous 20-inch iMac has been dropped and has been replaced with a new 21.5-inch display.

21.5-inch display comes with standard wireless keyboard/mouse and in two configurations:

Configuration 1

  • 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 1920 x 1080 LED Display
  • 4GB Memory (8GB max)
  • 500GB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
  • $1,299 ($100 less than previous generation)

Configuration 2

  • 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 1920 x 1080 LED Display
  • 4GB Memory (8GB max)
  • 1TB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • ATI Radeon HD 4670 with 256MB
  • $1,599 ($200 less than previous generation)

Each configuration can be further upgraded by custom order.

iMac

New 27-inch iMac

24-inch iMac has been dropped and has been replaced with a new 27-inch display.

27-inch display comes with standard wireless keyboard/mouse and in two configurations:

Configuration 1

  • 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 2560 x 1440 LED Display
  • 4GB Memory (16GB max)
  • 1TB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • ATI Radeon HD 4670 with 256MB
  • $1,799 ($300 less than previous generation)

Configuration 2

  • 2.66GHz Intel Core I5 Processor (Quad Core)
  • 1920 x 1080 LED Display
  • 4GB Memory (16GB max)
  • 1TB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • ATI Radeon HD 4850 with 512MB
  • $1,599 ($500 less than previous generation)

Each configuration can be further upgraded by custom order.

New Mac Mini

The Mac Mini has received speed and memory upgrades.

The new Mac Minis come in three configurations:

Configuration 1

  • 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 2GB Memory (4GB max)
  • 160GB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • $649 ($80 less than previous generation)

Configuration 2

  • 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 4GB Memory
  • 320GB HDD
  • 8x SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • $899 ($50 less than previous generation)

Configuration 3

  • 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dual 500GB HDD
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
  • Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard
  • $1,099

Each configuration can be further upgraded by custom order.

Mac Mini

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