Apple discontinues the Intel-powered iMac Pro, reviving rumors of an upcoming new version with a different platform
The latest iMac Pro launched in late 2020, with a 10-core Intel Xeon W-series processor, the Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics and a 27-inch Retina 5K P3 display. Despite this, its page on apple.com has been amended to revoke its additional configuration options, and now bears a new "while supplies last" tagline. Therefore, the PC is pretty ostensibly being discontinued already; the question now is why.
The stock update has led to speculation that Apple is now preparing a new generation of iMac Pro already. Going by the latest leaks, these machines might emerge in a new range of colors: a design choice the OEM has not taken for its series for quite some time. An updated display with XDR is also just about plausible here.
The "new iMac Pro" internals have been guessed at less often; however, there may now be scope for a top-end Apple all-in-one with an M1 or M1X chipset. One leak has hinted at an AMD Ryzen 9 5900X processor instead, although this might be too much to hope for. Then again, going in-house might spare the next-gen iMac Pro its Thunderbolt ports.