10/6/1999: Apple presents the iMac II
On Tuesday Apple presented the successor of his very successful iMac, the iMac II. Continuing with the concept of completely integrated computer and of attractive design, in this occasion three models of different characteristics exist, with prices between the 999 and 1.499 dollars. The most economic model (that only appears in blue color) includes a powerful processor G3 to 350 MHz, 64 MB SDRAM, disc of 6 GB, modem of 56 K, CD - ROM without salver, ports USB and card of network 10/100.
The intermediate model, which can be considered to be the standard, costs 1.299$ and it is possible to choose in five colors. There increases the speed up to 400 MHz and the disc up to the 10 GB, and includes DVD-ROM and connectors of high speed FireWire. The model of high scale or "Special Edition" presents only in color graphite to himself and disc GB increases the numbers up to 128 MB SDRAM and 13.
The iMac II are already to the sale on the North American market, where one hopes that they should have a big reception. On the other hand, Steve Jobs (the director in Apple functions) announced also the availability of the version 9 of the operating system Mac OS by the end of October.
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