Apple unveils updated Macs for the holidays
* Launches updated iMac, MacBook, Mac Mini
* Mac shipments grew 17 percent in Q4
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 20 (Reuters) -
Apple Inc (AAPL:$198.70,00$8.84,004.66%) introduced on Tuesday updated Mac computers, as the company looks to build on momentum heading into the all-important holiday season.
The company refreshed its line of iMac all-in-one desktop computers in a new edge-to-edge glass design and aluminum enclosure. Its price is unchanged at $1,199.
The company's new MacBook laptops are lighter at 4.7 pounds. The MacBook will start at $999, the same price as before.
The Mac mini, Apple's lowest-priced computer at $599, wasrefreshed, with more speed, storage and memory.
"This finalizes our lineup for the holiday season," said Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook. "I feel great about our position going into it."
Apple's business shows little signs of slowing despite a recession that has pinched consumer spending.
(Reporting by Gabriel Madway; Editing by Derek Caney)
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