Apple’s first virtual event of 2022 is likely to take place in either March or April, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said in his “Power On” newsletter. It’s almost certain to feature a new 27-inch (or bigger) iMac. That’s cool, but what I also want to see is an upgraded 24-inch iMac with a faster processor.
However, if the upcoming MacBook Air packs an M2 chip (which, by the way, hasn’t been announced), it will make the 24-inch iMac seem slow from a public relations/promotion standpoint. And, as we know, perception is reality.
An M2 chip or M1 Pro processor in the 24-inch iMac would also make it a better gaming machine. Upgrading its performance and graphic power wouldn’t steal any thunder from the 27-inch iMac, which will doubtless pack more power and have a bigger display for those who need it.
Apple could offer the 24-incher with a more powerful processor at the current price points and sell the M1-equipped models at a discount. That would make this perfect family computer more affordable for those on a limited budget and offer a beefier model for those who want/need more power, but not necessarily a bigger display.
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Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today