New iMacs Go on Sale Friday, November 30

Apple today announced that the new iMac will go on sale this Friday, November 30. The 21.5-inch model will see immediate availability through multiple distribution channels, while the 27-inch model will begin shipping in December.

The 21.5-inch iMac will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. The 27-inch iMac will be available for order through the Apple Online Store and will begin shipping in December.

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Apple resellers have been quoting receipt of shipments over the next few days, but official sales will not begin until Friday. Apple unveiled the redesigned iMac at its October 23 media event, announcing that the 21.5-inch models would ship in November with the 27-inch models following in December.

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Top Rated Comments

Diamond Dave Avatar
149 months ago
Eleven hundred quid for a non-upgradable tablet on a stick with glass over the monitor.

Doesn't appeal in the slightest.

The same cash could have bought an upgradable tower back in the "Apple Computer" days.

And how could I pitch this to my Mum to replace her G3 CRT iMac when all she needs is something to run a web browser & an email client, and a 17" PC laptop is hundreds of Pounds cheaper?

Too expensive for the casual user, too appliance-like & limited for many professionals.

Sad times...
Score: 44 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Raftysworld Avatar
149 months ago
Glad I bought the last version of the imac, this design looks dumb...

Trying to convince yourself that you didn't make a dumb decision? :rolleyes:
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Yeroon Avatar
149 months ago
So I guess we'll see the 27 inch iMac on December 31....? :mad:
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MattSepeta Avatar
149 months ago
6 months ago I was going to buy a new iMac, whenever they came out.

At this point, given the redesign and likely un-servicable nature of the new design, I might as well wait for whatever they do to the Mac Pros...
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
unclejuicyjoe Avatar
149 months ago
Don't like the new design

Glad I bought the last version of the imac, this design looks dumb...
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RoelJuun Avatar
149 months ago
Happy people everywhere.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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