RUMOR: Apple to release Sandy Bridge Thunderbolt-equipped iMacs on May 3

Apple “will deliver a much-needed refresh to its iMac line of all-in-one desktops, adopting Intel’s newest family of Core processors and the latest in personal computing I/O technology, AppleInsider has learned,” Kasper Jade reports for AppleInsider.

“More specifically, people familiar with the matter say Apple plans to introduce the new models on Tuesday, May 3, swapping out the systems’ first-gen Core i processors and miniDisplay ports for second-generation Core i chips and the company’s new high-speed Thunderbolt port,” Jade reports. “However, rumors that 2011 would see changes to the iMacs’ display panel size and the inclusion of 6000-series AMD Radeon HD chips, could not be confirmed with any degree of certainty.”

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MacDailyNews Take: We’re ready and waiting to place our orders!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jax44” for the heads up.]


  1. Bubble iMac = 3.5 years including size and spec changes
    Luxo iMac = 2.5 years including size and spec changes
    White plastic iMac = 3 years including size and spec changes
    Aluminium iMac = 3.75 years including size and spec changes

    And the usual Fall release date for new iMacs has now been taken by the iPhone 5…. I’m just saying….

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