After upgrading MacBook Pro with Retina Display, the company is in news again for its new lineup of desktops – iMacs. There are several rumors from various industry reports, hinting that the Cupertino based company could be working on a new range of desktops.
The latest comes from Fox News, which reports that there are widespread speculations that Apple is prepping a new range of iMacs, citing evidences which confirm the supply of the 27-inch and 21-inch Apple iMacs at third party resellers and Apple retail stores.
In August, Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with KGI Securities was quoted saying that Apple will unwrap iPad Mini and 7 other products this fall. He also estimated that a 21.5 inch iMac and a 27-inch iMac will be released by the end of October.
Further, he added that the new iMac models will not house high resolution Retina Display screens as the MacBook Pro notebooks. However, the revamped iMacs might have a redesigned exterior and a better cover glass for the display.
According to the reports from numerous sources, the production method is quite difficult for the 27 inch model, making it yield a lower production rate as compared to the 21.5 inch model.
Moreover, the new iMacs will have the Intel's latest-generation Ivy Bridge processors, USB 3.0 ports and expanded SSD. These iMacs will be slimmer than the older ones as they are devoid the dedicated optical drive.
It is widespread that Apple will be unveiling the smaller iPad Mini at a special event in October. The Cupertino giant is expected to update these desktops also at the same event, which is yet to be confirmed.