Apple may release an M3-powered iMac in the second half of 2023

Apple is ready to release a new 24-inch iMac as early as the second half of the year, according to . Writing in his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman reports that the development of two new iMac models has reached “a late stage,” with Apple just beginning manufacturing trials. . Gurman expects that volume production of the 2023 iMac will not begin for at least three months, but the good news is that the refreshed models will have some improvements.

Most importantly, the 2023 iMac will reportedly include Apple’s next-generation M3 system-on-a-chip. Gurman said the new chipset is likely to deliver significant performance and power efficiency gains given that it is expected to take advantage of the . Other changes may include the iMac’s internal components, some of which have reportedly been redesigned by Apple. Gurman said the company also plans to use a “different” manufacturing process for the iMac’s stand attachment. That said, the all-in-one will still feature a 24-inch screen and come in the same cheerful colors as the .

Along with a new iMac, Gurman said that the company is ready to release the long-rumored, as well as a refresh of the 13-inch model and its first. He expects the Macs to arrive between late spring and sometime this summer. It’s less clear if the new MacBook Airs will ship with M3 chips. Gurman estimates that “at the very least” the 13-inch model could feature Apple’s latest chip given that the company offers a .

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