Apple has announced in its online store that the iMac Pro will end as soon as it’s out of stock, announcing the upcoming discon. All customized models have been deleted from the official store, and only the basic configuration of 555,800 yen (excluding tax) can be purchased.
iMac Pro was releasedThe end of 2017is. Equipped with a maximum 18-core XEON CPU and a 27-inch 5K display, the price of over 1.48 million yen with the maximum configuration was exactly the specification for “professionals”.
Although it was proud to be “the most powerful ever” when it was first released, it has since become a high-end Mac.Mac Pro (2019) replaced that position (with the highest price),further“Standard” iMacThe top-level configuration in is thin in terms of performance.
On the other hand, AppleNext Apple Silicon “M1X (Tentative)” ChipEquipped withRumor has it that the new iMac is being prepared.. If its performance surpasses that of the M1 Mac released in 2020, it is speculated that the Pro model will no longer be needed and may be eliminated.
Also21.5 inch iMac 4K modelSome storage configurations (512GB and 1TB SSD) are not available for ordering.Rumors that Apple has discontinued themThere was also. That also makes us feel that the announcement of the Apple Silicon-equipped iMac is approaching.
At the time of writing the article, the new iMac is expected to be announced around the summer when the developer conference WWDC is held. However, the sudden declaration of the iMac Pro’s discon schedule may imply that next-generation machines will arrive sooner.