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When will we see an iMac refresh?

  • within next couple of months

    Votes: 26 57.8%
  • late summer

    Votes: 11 24.4%
  • end of this year

    Votes: 3 6.7%
  • some time in 2013

    Votes: 5 11.1%

  • Total voters


macrumors 68000
Original poster
Feb 11, 2009
Today was a sad day to say the least. I have no clue as when Apple will release a new iMac now. I guess we can be pretty sure it´s not going to happen anytime in soon (june/july and probably not august either).

But, I thought stores were getting low on supplies and couldn´t order in new ones. We have seen they are getting lower on most retail sites (except apple has them in stock). Question now I guess is if these stores now will get new supplies of the iMac??? -because then we can pretty much assume that Apple doesn´t have any plans of making an update anytime soon.

anyone has any info on this I would love to hear!

I just sincerely hope that the iMac isn´t a thing of the past and that Apple is taking the Mac Pro route with it.


macrumors 68030
Jul 11, 2008
Why? The upgraded MBP with retina, full SSD, new everything, is cheaper than the prior maxed out MBP?

Your MBP starts at $2200, for 256GB SSD. You think 27" a Retina iMac would come in less than that? Because today's top 27" iMac is $2000 before BTO.


macrumors 6502
May 30, 2006
Liverpool, UK.
To be honest the current iMac 27" screen is pretty good as it is lol. They could increase the resolution, I wouldn't be bothered if it wasn't "Retina", because the hardware probably will struggle running at a crazy resolution like that.
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