Best Buy has launched another one of its two-day sales with price drops across a variety of categories including Apple products, HDTVs, home appliances and more. We’ve already covered the latest iPhone 6/s/Plus promotion here and now we’re breaking down the rest of the sale this morning.
The highlight of Best Buy’s latest sale is a pair of Apple’s 27-inch Retina 5K iMacs discounted by $250. Even better, in both instances anyone with access to a .edu email address can knock an additional $100 off. Simply visit the Student Discount hub and follow the on-page instructions to lock in your savings. Today’s deals are up to $250 off our previous mentions on these models. Free shipping is available in both instances or you can opt for in-store pick up if you’d like to dig into your new Mac this weekend.
Here are the two 27-inch models available today:
- 3.2GHz/8GB/1TB (model MK462LL/A): from $1,449.99 (Reg. $1,799)
- 3.2/GHz/8GB/1TB Fusion (model MK472LL/A): from $1,649.99 (Reg. $1,999)
Apple’s newest 5K iMac features a gorgeous 27-inch Retina display that is capable of pumping out resolutions up to 5120 x 2880. It has a 3.2GHz Intel Core i5 Skylake processor, 8GB of RAM and a 1TB Fusion hard drive. Additional features include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, four USB 3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, and Apple’s new Magic Mouse 2 and Keyboard.
Apple weds high-res 5K visuals into its sleek 5mm thin 27″ iMac with Retina 5K Display. With a 5120 x 2880 native resolution, this iMac provides 14.7 million pixels, which is 7 times more than the standard HD display. The Retina 5K display also features a wider color gamut. Using a P3-based color gamut, the Retina 5K display provides a 25% larger color space than standard sRGB displays. And with more available colors, the images will appear more vivid and reveal greater detail.