No iMac in 2013 so....2012?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by sainsburys, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. sainsburys macrumors regular

    Jun 12, 2012
  2. iSayuSay macrumors 68040


    Feb 6, 2011
    One way or another .. it's quite a bizzare statement.

    No iMac in 2013 means there could be iMac refresh cycle on 2012 but there won't be another in 2013 .. Means it would be updated in the next 2 years minimum.

    Or if there is no new iMac this year, means there won't be another for the next year. So it could be 2011 iMac lasts for 3 years.
  3. Nandifix macrumors 6502

    May 10, 2012
    The 2011 iMac can't last for 3 years, no sane and informed people would ever buy it.
  4. Confuzzzed macrumors 68000


    Aug 7, 2011
    Liverpool, UK
    Nobody really knows. Opinion is divided even amongst generally knowledgable MR forumites. If you look around some polls show 55% expect a refresh in July and close to 30% expect no refresh until 2013....
  5. lozpop macrumors 6502

    Mar 6, 2006
    I think it's probable that we'll see a speed-bump with the latest processor and USB3 in time with Mountain Lion, but in 2013 — around May — we'll see a completely new iMac.
  6. sebbyRIOT macrumors member

    Apr 19, 2012
    ... Did you read the article or...?
  7. JayJayAbels macrumors 6502


    May 15, 2012
    Did you?

    Looks like the iMac will receive either a redesign or spec bump... or some combination of both like the Macbook Pro... this year. The only question is when? The answer is most likely between July and October so any which way you slice it... it's not that far from now.
  8. lozpop macrumors 6502

    Mar 6, 2006
    Yes, and I interpreted this way: "The spokesman made a mistake. The Mac Pro will se a renewal in 2013, but it's obvious that the iMac will be updated way before 2013".

    I think Tim Cook tried to remedy at a really bad mistake made by the spokesman, who let us think that the iMac won't see an update until 2013 — which is absurd.

    A redesigned iMac in 2013 is just my theory.

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