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Special April 1 report: Apple to introduce a 55-inch, 12K iMac Pro Plus

Those who thought Apple has forgotten its pro users may rethink their position. Sources familiar with the matter — who asked not to be named — told Apple World Today that the Cupertino, California-based company will unveil the iMac Pro Plus at June’s Worldwide Developer Conference.

Some users — such as Yours Truly — hoped Apple would unveil a 31.5-inch iMac. However, the company is kicking it up a notch with a 55-inch OLED display equipped with 10x stereo, front-facing speakers (a subwoofer is optional). Apple is also skipping 8K and jumping directly to 12K. The iMac Pro Plus will boast 11520×2160 resolution — pixel-wise, the above setup is equivalent to 12 1920×1080 displays, with a total of 24,883,200 pixels.

With its extra big display, Apple has plenty of room for lots connectivity options. The iMac Pro Plus will sport four USB-C ports, four Thunderbolt 3 ports, four USB 3.0 ports, four FireWire 800 ports, a Lightning port, four HDMI slots, and an SD Card Slot. It will also include two 2TB solid state drives.

The base model starts at $15,000. Since that’s out of the price range of most users, Apple will also offer the iMac mini with a 13-inch display, four USB-C ports and a 500GB solid state price with pricing starting at $1,000.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.