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Since the introduction of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display back in June, speculation has turned to when that gorgeous display would finally be heading to other members of the Mac family -- and the answer now appears to be "soon."
DigiTimes is reporting that Apple suppliers have started shipping new iMacs as well as a new 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, the latter of which could be released within the next few weeks, according to sources in the supply chain.
"The sources estimated that the official launch of the Retina Display 13.3-inch MacBook Pro should be in either September or October to target back-to-school demand and the year-end holidays," the report claims.
The iMac's fate is less clear, however.
"Apple originally planned to release three new models with upgraded panels and CPUs, but due to poor yields of the panels, the mass production of the high-end model, has been postponed, without any launch schedule," the report notes. "The other two models -- targeting the mid-range and entry-level segments -- saw shipment volumes from the supply chain increase in September."
No one outside of Apple knows for sure if the company will announce one or both of these updated products at this week's media event in San Francisco, where Cupertino is expected to finally take the wraps off the next iPhone. But if you're in the market for a new iMac or smaller MacBook Pro, now might not be the best time to buy one...
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