apple Not yet refreshed is its 2021 24-in iMac, with the company widely believed to be working on a follow-up. Industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said last week that he expects the Cupertino, California-based company to unveil a new 24-inch iMac next year. A new report, however, contradicts Kuo and says that Apple is set to launch a follow-up model to the 24-inch iMac later this month. The report also claims that the company is planning to launch new iPad models next year.
Its power on Newsletter, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple is gearing up to launch the long-awaited 24-inch iMac refresh in late October. The company is reportedly planning a Mac-focused launch for later this month, where it could announce new models. “I believe the Mac announcement will be on the 30th or 31st of this month,” Gurman noted in his newsletter. Gurman also noted that existing iMacs were in short supply at Apple retail stores, indicating a refreshed model is coming soon.
Gurman also added that a larger Pro version of the iMac will arrive in late 2024 or 2025. The iMac Pro will be Apple’s largest iMac ever released with a 32-inch screen. Gurman’s reporting is also consistent with Quor’s claims said That a high-end iMac with a 32-inch Mini-LED display will debut in 2025.
Additionally, Gurman also said that Apple has no plans to launch new ones iPad This year’s model. After quite a while the rumor About an upcoming iPad launch, Apple revealed Apple Pencil (2023) Last week as a cheaper alternative to the second generation product. Gurman claims that the company plans to launch new iPad models around March 2024 The company is said to be working on refreshes for the iPad Air, entry-level iPad and iPad mini. Gurman said a new iPad Pro is also in Apple’s plans further down the pipeline.
Apple hasn’t refreshed the iMac in more than two years from the company introduced M1-powered 24-inch iMac in candy color at the ‘Spring Loaded’ event in April. The 24-inch iMac is powered by the M1 chip and is available in seven colors. The iMac is 11.5mm thin and features a 4.5K Retina display with 500 nits peak brightness.
Apple also hasn’t refreshed its iPad lineup this year, with its last iPad launch in October 2022, when it debuted a new iPad Pro model powered by the M2 chip and a new 10th Gen iPad sporting a new design and a new keyboard accessory.