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Apple’s New 27-Inch Display Comes With Thunderbolt



Apple has launched a new version of its 27-inch Cinema Display, which now comes with a Thunderbolt port.
The company has been busy today. It also launched the new version of its desktop operating system, OS X Lion, new MacBook Air and the new Mac Mini.
The Apple Thunderbolt Display, as it’s called, is a 27-inch glossy widescreen LED-backlit display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 2560×1440 pixel resolution. It comes with a FaceTime HD camera and audio speakers as well as FireWire 800 and Gigabit Ethernet ports.
SEE ALSO: Apple Launches New MacBook Air Models [PICS] | OS X Lion Arrives in Mac App Store
Of course, its claim to fame is the ultra-fast Thunderbolt port, whose two channels of 10-Gbps throughput in both directions make it about 20 times faster than USB 2.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 — and a perfect companion for Apple’s new Thunderbolt-equipped MacBooks Air and Pro.
The Apple Thunderbolt Display is available now in the Apple Store for $999.
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Apple’s New 27-Inch Display Comes With Thunderbolt Stan Schroeder Wed, 20 Jul 2011 13:33:09 GMT

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