The iMac with 5K Retina display now starts at $1,999, but keeps last year's CPUs.
The PCs in this list represent what I consider the current best examples in computing design, and they're more than just the sum of their parts.
While it includes some performance and graphics concessions on the lowest priced model, the 21.5-inch iMac brings Apple's iconic design and top-notch bundled accessories and software to a wider audience.
The 27-inch iMac line from Apple gets 5K displays and new CPUs on every model.
The smallest Apple iMac trades up to a 4K display, and jumps to newer, but still not the latest, processors. While the design hasn't changed, newly crafted accessories with rechargeable batteries and Lightning connectors add flair and convenience.
Apple skips 4K and goes directly to what the company calls a 5K display in this expensive, extravagant all-in-one iMac desktop that will appeal to photo and video professionals -- or anyone else looking for the best possible screen resolution.
Anyone who bought last year's redesigned iMac doesn't need to upgrade, but for owners of older models or anyone looking to switch, the latest 27-inch Apple iMac offers a wide-ranging set of internal upgrades.
The 21.5-inch iMac will be a compelling lower-cost all-in-one for Mac loyalists, but you can get more capabilities from similarly priced Windows all-in-ones.
Apple's $1,199 iMac doesn't offer the same home entertainment features as Windows-based all-in-ones, but its speed, looks, and the future utility of its Thunderbolt port make it a strong choice for performance-sensitive professionals.
On May 6, 1998, Steve Jobs unveiled the iMac G3. The bright blue, translucent, egg-shaped computer would mark the official comeback for Jobs and Apple.
More pixels, wider color support and new accessories for the smallest iMac all-in-one desktop.