CUPERTINO, California—January 28, 2002—Apple® nowadays introduced that it has won a record-breaking 150,000 pre-orders for the brand new iMac® since its advent 3 weeks in the past nowadays, and that it has begun transport the primary of 3 iMac fashions. The brand new iMac includes a shocking 15-inch LCD flat display screen that floats in mid-air, permitting customers to without problems regulate its peak or perspective with only a contact. The primary transport style contains an 800 MHz PowerPC G4 processor and Apple’s modern SuperDrive™ for enjoying and burning CDs and DVDs, and is priced at $1,799(US).
“We now have taken over 150,000 pre-orders for the brand new iMac within the first 3 weeks—which is greater than the entire pre-orders we won for the unique iMac in 1998,” stated Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice chairman of International Product Advertising and marketing. “It’s certain browsing like the brand new iMac goes to be an enormous hit with each Mac customers and PC switchers.”
The brand new iMacs are designed to be the middle of the rising virtual way of life and run Apple’s award-winning suite of device for virtual pictures, tune and video. All new iMac fashions come with iMovie™ 2, the sector’s perfect to make use of video modifying device; and iTunes™ 2, the superb virtual tune device that shall we customers put their complete tune assortment on their Mac, burn tradition CDs and seamlessly sync to Apple’s iPod™ moveable virtual tune participant. All new iMac fashions supplied with a SuperDrive additionally come with iDVD 2, enabling customers to simply create and burn tradition DVDs that play in common DVD gamers.
Each new iMac could also be designed to run Apple’s new iPhoto device–the lacking hyperlink in virtual pictures (loose obtain at apple.com). With iPhoto, customers can simply import photographs at once from virtual cameras, arrange and arrange a photograph assortment containing hundreds of pictures, view cross-dissolved slide displays in their pictures on iMac’s shocking flat display screen, robotically create a professional-looking webpage in their pictures, order professional-quality Kodak prints and enlargements, or even a create and order a custom-printed, linen-bound ebook in their pictures.
The primary new iMac style, with an 800 MHz G4 processor and SuperDrive, is to be had in an instant for a advised retail worth of $1,799(US). The second one style, with a 700 MHz G4 processor and a Combo force, might be to be had in past due February for a advised retail worth of $1,499(US), and the 3rd style, with a 700 MHz G4 processor and a CD-RW force, might be to be had in past due March for a advised retail worth of $1,299(US). All new iMacs might be to be had via The Apple Retailer® (www.apple.com), at Apple’s retail shops and Apple Approved Resellers. Additional main points for every of the 3 same old configurations are to be had at www.apple.com.