Apple Tells Reseller New Mac Pro Is Arriving in Spring 2013

French Apple Reseller France Systems sent out a newsletter to its customers on the news that Apple will be halting sales of the Mac Pro on March 1st, 2013 due to new EU regulatory requirements.

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As noted by both Mac4Ever and MacGeneration, the reseller also reports in that newsletter that they have heard from Apple that a new Mac Pro will be arriving in Spring of 2013. Translation:

However, we believe that the judgment of the Mac Pro is temporary, Apple informs us that new Mac Pro will be released in spring 2013.

While Apple typically doesn't leak such information, even to resellers, they have been strangely candid about a 2013 Mac Pro revision. In June, after a disappointing revision to the Mac Pro, an Apple spokesperson confirmed that Apple was working on a new Mac Pro for release in 2013.

Update: Apple declined to comment to Ars Technica about the reseller's claims, merely pointing back to earlier comments by Tim Cook about a new Mac Pro coming "later" in 2013.

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Top Rated Comments

notjustjay Avatar
146 months ago
I really wish apple would make something like the iMac but without the screen.

Introducing the new Mac Pro:

Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Skika Avatar
146 months ago
Will it be a complete refresh or just a new chipset? Only time will tell.

Im guessing complete refresh/redesign.
Score: 44 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mouser45 Avatar
146 months ago
With the current trends of things here's what to expect:

1. 30% thinner design

2. non-upgradable parts

3. 40% less packaging (for the environment, man)



Missing anything?
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JaySoul Avatar
146 months ago
The Mac Pro has become the b***ard child of Apple. They stopped caring a long time ago.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PortableLover Avatar
146 months ago
Please for the love of MacRumors make it everything I've always wanted... Also my birthday is in spring :D
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GermanyChris Avatar
146 months ago
I honestly wish they wouldn't toy with it too much..Its a good design, bring it in compliance and go with it.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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