In a surprise move, Apple is discontinuing the iMac Pro all-in-one desktop computer. Although the computer is still available to buy as of now, the iMac Pro will be phased out once inventory is depleted for good. 9to5Mac It first reported that the iMac Pro will be discontinued, and then the company confirmed that CNET on the discontinuation of the iMac Pro.
It’s not a model, but Apple has discontinued all iMac Pro variants. That said, the base model of the iMac Pro is still listed in the Apple India store for Rs 464,900 and ships in around 2-3 weeks. Apple is unlikely to replenish stocks as the website clearly says “While supplies last.” The existing iMac Pro features a 5K display, Intel Xeon processor, AMD Vega graphics, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and a custom Apple T2 chip for encrypted keys.
When Apple announced the iMac Pro in 2017, it was touted as the most powerful Mac of all time. The iMac Pro will always be remembered as a niche computer, aimed only at professional consumers and graphic designers. Now that Apple has discontinued the high-end built-to-order iMac Pro, the company advises consumers to opt for the 27-inch iMac (2020) that can be customized as needed.
It is very likely that Apple will launch a new line of iMacs this year. Apple supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has previously indicated that Apple has plans to bring all-new iMacs, including an updated iMac Pro model. If Apple is preparing to launch the iMac Pro with its own silicon , the interruption of the current line is justified. It is currently unknown when Apple introduces the new iMacs to the market. However, some reports indicate that Apple may launch the new iMacs in March of this year.
A recent leak from YouTuber Jon Prosser revealed that the next-gen iMac will have slimmer bezels and a flat back reminiscent of the Pro Display XDR. The 2021 iMac Pro will reportedly be available in five color options, mirroring the colors of the iPad Air.