5 devices Apple discontinued in 2021

Apple announced many new devices this year, such as the 24-inch iMac, the 6th generation iPad mini, and the iPhone 13.

But in addition to the many new products, we also said goodbye to some Apple products.

Listed below are 5 gadgets that Apple stopped making in 2021.

📆 Presentation date: June 2017
🔴 End of production: March 2021

In the spring, Apple announced that it had discontinued the HomePod in order to focus all its efforts on developing the HomePod mini. Regardless, the large column still receives all the latest software updates.

The HomePod had very good sound that stood out from the competition, but with a price tag of $ 349, sales were not high. People tend to buy inexpensive smart speakers.

So when Apple cut the price of $ 299, sales still didn’t increase. But after the release of HomePod mini for $ 99, the demand for Apple smart speakers has skyrocketed.

📆 Presentation date: December 2017
🔴 End of production: March 2021

Also in the spring, Apple discontinued the iMac Pro. The company said that users should look at the 27-inch iMac if they want a powerful all-in-one.

iMac Pro came out in late 2017. For more than three years, it has not received a single major update, including hardware. Therefore, the 27-inch iMac in 2020 was more powerful than the base iMac Pro with a 10-core Intel Xeon W processor.

Apple is rumored to be developing a new 27-inch iMac with M1 Pro and M1 Max chips that could replace the current iMac and iMac Pro at the same time.

3. Space Gray Accessories for Mac

📆 Presentation date: December 2017
🔴 End of production: May 2021

One of the features of the iMac Pro was Space Gray. The Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad accessories were sold in the same color.

A few months after the iMac Pro was discontinued, Apple stopped selling the Space Gray keyboard, mouse, and trackpad.

Now users can only buy these accessories in a standard silver color.

📆 Presentation date: october 2019
🔴 End of production: October 2021

Apple discontinued the 21.5-inch iMac this fall. It was the cheapest iMac that Intel powered.

Its place was finally taken by the 24-inch iMac with the M1 chip.

If users want an Intel-powered Mac, they still have a choice. Apple continues to sell the 27-inch iMac, Mac mini, and Mac Pro with Intel processors.

📆 Presentation date: september 2018
🔴 End of production: September 2021

After the iPhone 13 was released, Apple stopped releasing the iPhone XR. Its place in the lineup was taken by the iPhone 11.

The iPhone XR is the first Apple smartphone to feature a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina HD display. It has also been the cheapest bezel-less iPhone for several years.

Even though the iPhone XR is no longer available for sale, it still receives updates and remains current.


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