if the new imac is released before your imac ships then you will get the new one.If I bought a 20" imac now from the Apple store online, is there a chance they would ship the old version, even if the update is coming this Tuesday. Alternately, If I bought an imac and left it unopened until August 7th, would I be able to get either a reduction in price or an exchange to the newer model if it is actually released on the 31/7th timeline?
Well now that's a little less comforting.If the update is the 7th and not the 31st and you happen to get it this week as long as its not customized at all you'll be fine just leave it in the box and then return it. If its not announced this week my sister and 4god are stuck with the old model as both are customized and apple doesn't take them back.
FYI, refurbs that are above stock specs, as in BTO machines, are usually DOAs or otherwise unsatisfactory units that had to be replaced rather than repaired for the original customer, then they are overhauled and repaired to correct the problem and sent out as a refurb.yeah apple will not accept a return of it if it is customized even if it was something simple like adding extra ram or anything. Now you do hear people who order from the refurb site getting upgraded machines and they must come from people who returned customized machines so it must somehow be possible.