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Apple shows off iMac Pro once again ahead of launch

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At the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit which took place over the weekend in Cupertino, Apple again showed off the incoming iMac Pro, allowing folks to take some fresh snaps of the space gray all-in-one (with matching accessories) ahead of its launch in December.

The iMac Pro has the same chassis as the standard (consumer-targeted) iMac, but Apple has differentiated this much more powerful model by giving it a space gray color scheme.

9 to 5 Mac captured a number of snaps (opens in new tab) of the new iMac, which isn’t quite the same space gray that you’ll find on the MacBook Pro. In fact, it’s a little bit darker than that shade, which we rather appreciate.

Naturally, the partner peripherals – the Magic Mouse, Keyboard and Trackpad – are the same matching darker space gray. These will only be available with the iMac Pro (at least to begin with, anyway).

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Paying the price

The new all-in-one won’t come cheap, and would-be buyers will have to prepare their wallets for quite a beating when it comes to the price tag: the souped-up all-in-one starts at $4,999 (around £4,949, about AU$6,520).

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Even the entry-level model has a good amount of power under the bonnet, as you might expect, running with an 8-core Intel Xeon processor, AMD Radeon Vega graphics, 32GB of ECC system memory and a 1TB SSD. You also get a 27-inch Retina 5K display.

For further details on available specifications and models, check out our full roundup of all the latest iMac Pro news and features.

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Darren is a freelancer writing news and features for TechRadar (and occasionally T3) across a broad range of computing topics including CPUs, GPUs, various other hardware, VPNs, antivirus and more. He has written about tech for the best part of three decades, and writes books in his spare time (his debut novel - 'I Know What You Did Last Supper' - was published by Hachette UK in 2013).