Apple will reportedly mark several iMacs as obsolete by the end of November, meaning affected devices will no longer be eligible for any repairs.

This was after the Cupertino company released a memo that included the 21.5-inch and 27-inch ‌iMac‌ from Late 2013, the Mid 2014 21.5-inch ‌iMac‌, and the Retina 5K 27-inch ‌iMac‌ from late 2014.

The said iMacs will be marked as obsoleted on November 30. A complete list of the vintage and obsolete products can be found on the Apple website or via this link.

It should be noted that some of these iMacs being marked as obsolete were the best ones Apple has produced. But considering they have not been sold for several years now, it may be in the best interest of current iMac owners to consider an upgrade.

Among their options include the M1 iMac although the M2 iMac refresh could be coming out sometime in 2023.

For those who want an immediate replacement though, the M1 iMac may be worth checking out. Featuring the same M1 chip used on the 2020 MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini, it is the only all-in-one computer from Apple that is available in an array of color options.

Looking ahead, there is a growing belief that Apple could be planning a release of new Macs that would come armed with M2 chips next year. Along with that comes speculations that there could be an M3 model and possibly an iMac Pro.

Although testing is allegedly currently ongoing, the best bet is to expect Macs with M3 chips to come out no earlier than the end of 2023.

As for the iMac Pro, Mark Gurman of Bloomberg (via Apple Insider) suggests that one is coming although this will not happen anytime soon.

But once it does gain ground, the iMac Pro will be a high-performance alternative to folks who continue to rely on the iMac. A revival of the model was rumored to arrive this year, complete with a mini LED-backlit display but never happened.

Apple iMacs
New Apple Inc. iMac sit on display at the official opening of the new Apple Store Via Del Corso, in the center of Rome. Getty Images | Antonio Masiello

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