Back in July Apple announced a brand new display with Thunderbolt technology, alongside this, they have also changed the name from the Cinema Display to the new name of Thunderbolt Display, which hints at the fact they may sell these alongside the older Cinema display’s.

According to MacRumors Apple has already begun shipping the new Thunderbolt display to its retail stores and authorised retailers whilst there is still no official release, the display should be available by next week, For those who have ordered online, there is still no news on shipping, with Apple still advertising a 2-3 week wait for the display.

The new Apple display is the first to use Intel’s new high-speed Thunderbolt technology, which is said to be capable of transferring data at 10GBps with is 20 times faster than USB 2.0, in addition to the Thunderbolt technology the display will also include various other features that are included in the current model such as a FaceTime HD Camera, Gigabyte Ethernet Port, a MagSafe charger and, of course, that high resolution 2560 x 1440 display.

The new Thunderbolt Display will be priced the same as the Cinema Display at $999, as the old model is still available though make sure to purchase the Thunderbolt display, not the Cinema Display, to avoid any hassle.

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