Apple is gearing up to launch a new iMac this year, which multiple sources suggest will be exclusively designed bearing creative professionals in mind.

The all-new iMac: When is it coming?

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2017 kicks off June 5 and is slated to conclude on June 9. If rumors running rampant on the internet proved to be true, the Cupertino-based tech behemoth would announce the hotly anticipated computer at the event, which is scheduled to take place in San Jose, California.

Some recently surfaced reports point to a Q2 2017 launch for the newfangled models. Various sources suggest the iPhone maker will host a key event on the first day of its WWDC. Aside from debuting the coveted machine, the company is expected to unveil an updated version of its iOS, macOS, watchOS as well as tvOS.

Although Apple chief executive tim cook has already confirmed the company has great desktops in their roadmap, there's no word regarding exactly when these devices will hit the store shelves.

There's a possibility that new hardware update such as Siri-based Speaker and iMac (2017) will also be released alongside during the event above.

However, this is mere speculation at the moment. Some industry watchers, on the other hand, believe the long rumored devices will not be announced before Q3 of 2017.

The 2017 iteration of the iMac: Expectations

The new desktop computer is expected to pack a cutting-edge GPU (Graphics processing unit) coupled with a Xeon Processor.

Moreover, there's hearsay that Apple might introduce a pair of new iMacs this year including a 21.5-inch model and a 27-inch version. The purported devices are likely to enter into production before the month ends.

Specifications: What's in the offing?

The 2017 version of the iMacs is said to boast server-grade hardware with ECC (Error Correcting Code) RAM. Moreover, the upcoming iMac Pro model is said to pack a whopping 64GB ECC RAM, paired with up to 2TB NVMe SSD (solid-state drive).

It will also have a discrete graphics card along with server chip Xeon E3-1285 v6 from Intel.

Some tech pundits initially claimed it will come with Intel's Kaby Lake processor and will feature AMD's new Ryzen 7. While it remains to be seen whether or not the new PCs employ Intel or AMD processor, it will without-an-iota-of-doubt resort to the most accessible CPU.

Other features include wireless keyboards, Touch ID functionality, Touch Bar and Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C ports.

There's word floating around that Apple has roped in Quanta Computer to manufacture the two new iMacs, which tech buffs have restlessly been waiting for.

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