If you were hoping to get an iMac Pro for a few serious work, you’d better act quickly. 9to5Mac reports (and Apple has confirmed to Engadget) that Apple is winding down sales of its all-in-one workstation. You can purchase one still, but it’s limited by the bottom 10-core Xeon configuration and only available “while supplies last.” You need to show patience, too, as orders are taking 3 to 4 weeks once we write this.
Apple told Engadget that a lot of pro customers will be satisfied by the high-end 2020 iMac likely, which made SSDs standard and includes newer graphics, around 128GB of RAM and the choice of a glare-reducing nano texture display finish. Customers who need more can purchase a Mac Pro tower always, the ongoing company added.
It isn’t clear if or when you will have an upgraded, but we wouldn’t depend on it. The iMac Pro was introduced in late 2017 being an effective stopgap system while high-end customers waited for a redesigned Mac Pro. While Apple did boost the bottom spec from an eight-core CPU to 10, it never updated the hardware beyond that – however much Intel’s sluggish Xeon update schedule played a job, it had been also evident Apple threw the majority of its weight behind the Mac Pro. This iMac was mostly ideal for pro users who needed a comparatively easy-to-transport machine for tasks like on-set photo and video editing.
Since it stands, the iMac Pro faced an uncertain future. Apple’s transition to in-house silicon was bound to prompt a rethink of the business’s pro system strategy. Rumors have swirled of future iMacs with to 16 high-speed cores up, not forgetting a mini Mac Pro desktop. If true, there wouldn’t be much indicate a fresh iMac Pro when other systems could get the job done at least aswell. Don’t mourn the iMac Pro an excessive amount of, then, as its successors may be more than with the capacity of filling the gap.