MacRumors

Buyer's Guide

This page provides a product summary for each Apple model. The intent is to provide our best recommendations regarding current product cycles, and to provide a summary of currently available rumors for each model.

This page is based on rumors and speculation and we provide no guarantee to its accuracy.

- 2022 iPhone Buyer's Guide
- 2022 iPad Buyer's Guide
- 2022 Apple Watch Buyer's Guide

- Best AirPods Deals
- Best HomePod Deals
- Best Apple TV 4K Deals
- Best MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Deals
- Best iMac Deals
- Best iPad Deals
- Best iPhone Deals

iMac

iMac

Don't Buy
Updates Soon

Apple's 24-inch iMac is an ultra-thin all-in-one desktop computer that was refreshed with a new design, M1 chips, and new color options in April 2021. An updated version and a larger, more powerful model to replace the discontinued 27-inch iMac and iMac Pro have been rumored to launch in 2023, but perhaps not until toward the end of the year.


iMac Roundup

Days since last release

Average

 
398

Recent releases

HomePod

HomePod

Buy Now
Just Updated

Nearly two years after discontinuing the original HomePod, Apple in January 2023 introduced an updated model powered by an S7 chip and featuring a four-inch woofer, five tweeters, four microphones, a U1 chip for Ultra Wideband features like handing off music from an iPhone, and support for Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos.


HomePod Roundup

Days since last release

Average

 
1818

Recent releases

1818
AirPods

AirPods

Neutral
Mid-product Cycle

  • The third-generation AirPods were introduced in October 2021 and include spatial audio support, longer battery life, and a new design. They are priced at $179 with a MagSafe wireless charging case, and a $169 version with a wired Lightning charging case was introduced in September 2022. Apple is also continuing to sell the second-generation AirPods with wired charging case for $129.


AirPods Roundup

Days since last release

Average

 
885

Recent releases

Apple TV

Apple TV

Buy Now
Just Updated

The new Apple TV 4K was introduced in October 2022 and is equipped with an A15 Bionic chip for improved performance and HDR10+ support for the best possible video quality, while the Siri Remote now charges via USB-C. A 64GB model is priced at $129, while a 128GB model at $149 adds Ethernet and Thread smart home networking.


Apple TV Roundup

Days since last release

Average

 
738

Recent releases

1323
1097