After obtaining confirmation from Apple Brazil's press office, MacMagazine reports that both the 20-inch educational iMac and the new MacBook will turn to Brazilian lands. In the first case, the arrival date not yet confirmed, but in the second yes: next week, the basic laptop of Ma will be here.
The new MacBook will be sold only in a white model of polycarbonate machines unibody 13-inch will be MacBooks Pro when current ones are exhausted. It has a slightly more advanced configuration compared to its predecessor, which has been in Brazilian stores for a few weeks. It is a 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 2GB of RAM, 160GB of HD and NVIDIA 9400M GPU with 256MB of VRAM. Its price will be slightly higher than the current model: R $ 3,500, with installment options varying depending on the dealer.
The iMac for the educational market also costs R $ 3,500, perfect for those who always dreamed of purchasing one due to the 20 inch screen. The machine features a 2GHz Core 2 Duo processor, 1GB RAM and 160GB HD. In the United States, this same configuration is sold in the educational sector, but here it should be successful among those who wish to acquire a desktop Mac in a very affordable way.
Update (06/10/2009 at 10:40 pm): as readers reportedMarcelo Eckert,brunopinho andGabriel Levcovitz (thank you!), the new iMac is already being announced at Sum info (Porto Alegre, RS) and at Fnac. In the second case, the delivery forecast for June 22.