What you need to know
- Code in the macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 5 references two new Apple silicon iMacs.
- The new iMacs are expected to feature Apple silicon chips and a new design.
The latest beta of macOS Big Sur seems to point to two new Apple silicon iMacs.
As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple released macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 5 to developers and public beta users today and, within the code, Apple makes reference to new models of the iMac. According to the code, it appears that both the 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac will be updated this year.
As Apple previously announced, the new versions of the iMac will contain Apple silicon chips, something that seems to have been confirmed by at least one developer last week.
If you're not planning on or can't wait for the new iMac, check out our list of the Best Mac in 2021.
The new iMac is also expected to experience a major redesign that more closely resembles the Pro Display XDR, the high-end display that is currently sold as the go-to display for Mac Pro users.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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