Last week Apple unveiled the revamped 24-inch iMac with the M3 chip, and rumors have been swirling for a while about the company also releasing a 27-inch version with its latest silicon.
Today, however, the company decided to uncharacteristically issue a statement about a rumor, unfortunately denying it outright. According to Apple PR representative Starlayne Meza, there won’t be a 27″ iMac with an M-series chip, fullstop.
For those who think the 24″ iMac’s screen is too small, Apple recommends pairing a 27″ Studio Display with a Mac Studio or Mac Mini, but of course that means you lose the all-in-one integration of an iMac.
Even the 24″ iMac has its limitations, specifically around the chipset itself, since it’s using the base version, as well as ports – it has a maximum of four USB-Cs and nothing else.
If you read between the lines, you’ll notice that Apple’s PR rep specifically mentioned a 27″ iMac not happening. Thus, if you tend to be very optimistic, you could interpret that to say that one with an even larger display could be in the works. We wouldn’t bet a lot on that possibility, but it is theoretically viable.