Apple introduced the redesigned iMac with a new colorful design and M1 chip at its Spring Loaded event back in April 2021. The second anniversary of the new-look iMac is now far behind us and we’re hoping Apple will update the iMac with a new chip before the end of 2023 – which would be fitting with this year marking 25 since Apple introduced the original G3 iMac – but the wait could be even longer.
Apple is well into the launch of the second generation of Apple silicon, with the M2 arriving in June 2022, the M2 Pro and M2 Max coming in January 2023, and the M2 Ultra arriving in June. That makes the 24-inch iMac one of the few remaining M1 Macs. Can we expect Apple to introduce an M3 variant of the iMac soon or will it move straight to M3? Read on to find out.
October 24: Apple has announced that it will hold an event on October 30. It’s anticipated that the iMac with M3 will be one of the new products to launch at that event.
New 24-inch iMac: Release date
Apple introduced the M2 chip in the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro in the summer of 2022, so it makes sense that Apple will soon update the iMac. However, reports suggest Apple will skip the M2 and move straight to the M3 for…