Apple quietly discontinues the 21.5-inch iMac

You’ll have to go large if you want an Intel-powered Mac desktop. 9to5Mac reports Apple has quietly discontinued the 21.5-inch iMac about half a year after introducing the M1 model. The company had been selling a lone dual-core model for $1,099 through a relatively hard-to-find page, but YouTube Tech God noticed that it disappeared sometime on October 29th.

We’ve asked Apple for comment on the move. The company has a long history of keeping legacy Macs around for a while before silently dropping them, but it seldom elaborates on those decisions. A notable exception came in March this year, when Apple confirmed it was winding down iMac Pro sales.

This won’t thrill educational customers that may still want the 21.5-inch iMac for its relatively low price, small size and legacy ports. You’ll have to buy at least a 27-inch iMac or a $1,099 legacy Mac mini if you’re not ready to leap to Apple Silicon. This does signal Apple’s confidence in its processors, though — it clearly believes its mainstream desktop customers are ready to make the switch.

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