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Apple starts selling 27-inch LED display

Apple's long-awaited 27-inch LED display is now available. The monitor retails for $999 and will start shipping in one to two weeks.

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Apple's new 27-inch LED Cinema Display.
Apple's new 27-inch LED Cinema Display. Apple

Apple is finally selling its 27-inch LED Cinema Display.

The compay's latest LED display, which was announced in July, boasts 2560x1440 resolution, a 178-degree viewing angle, and a built-in MagSafe charger. The device connects to computers via a Mini DisplayPort. Apple has also thrown in three USB 2.0 ports on the back.

The 27-inch display includes Apple's iSight camera, a microphone, and a 2.1 speaker system built-in. It sports the familiar Apple aluminum finish and an end-to-end black bezel around the screen.

Apple's 27-inch display replaces both the 24- and 30-inch models.

The 27-inch LED Cinema Display retails for $999. Consumers can start ordering the display now. It will start shipping in one to two weeks.