There are strengthening rumors that an iMac refresh could be coming next week. Last month we told you about reports that new iMacs were already on route to the US, and more recently reports were claiming that stock levels of the current version were low. Today new reports are pointing to an upcoming iMac refresh.
Mark Gurman of 9 to 5 Mac is reporting in an article, that a source has told them that new iMacs can be expected the week beginning May 2nd. It is also claimed that Apple will cease shipping current iMacs to resellers beginning this week.
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Apple normally releases new products on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, so a new range of iMacs with Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt I/O could be landing on the 3rd or 4th of May. Also there is news of a customer who had an order for an iMac delayed by Apple until a shipping date of May 2nd. This could allow for a May 4th delivery date.
For the moment this is only rumors but we should know for certain within a couple of days. If you are thinking of purchasing a new iMac, it would be wise to hold back and see what news comes from Apple in the coming days.
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