The Apple Store is still down and the Cupertino company themselves are still tight-lipped, but thanks to Apple Insider we have a pretty reasonable idea of what might be on the virtual shelves in the next few hours. They’ve received a list of product numbers, complete with some descriptions, which suggest Apple are readying a few new Mac mini units (one without an optical drive), a new 21.5-inch iMac, two new Time Capsules (1TB and 2TB) and a new Airport Extreme.
Updated: All the details of the new ranges here.
Full list after the cut
As for accessories, a new Apple VESA mount adapter is listed, together with a 60W MagSafe power adapter for the MacBook. No new plastic MacBook to go with it, however. One reasonably mysterious item is the “K84 BEST BTR- USA” which so far has left us guessing, while the “SIM dualband” reference in the Time Capsule and Airport Extreme might indicate some sort of WWAN cellular connectivity, perhaps as a backup option for your main broadband connection, but perhaps more likely refer to MIMO antennas.
The list is apparently courtesy of “reliable sources” and given Apple Insider’s previous track-record of tipping launches just before their announcement we’re inclined to believe them. Unfortunately there’s no sign of the multitouch mouse or tablet we’ve heard about recently.
MC207LL/A – K84 BEST BTR- USA
MC238LL/A – MAC MINI 2.26/2x1GB/160/SD/AP/BT-USA
MC239LL/A- MAC MINI 2.53/2x2GB/320GB/SD/AP/BT-USA
MC340LL/A – AIRPORT EXTREME (SIM DUALBAND) – USA
MC343LL/A – TIME CAPSULE 1TB (SIM DUALBAND) -USA
MC344LL/A – TIME CAPSULE 2TB (SIM DUALBAND) – USA
MC408LL/A – MAC MINI 2.53/2x2GB/1TB/NO ODD/AP-BT-USA
MC413LL/A – IMAC 21.5″/3.06/2x2GB/1TB/4670-256MB-USA
MC434LL/A – APPLE VESA MOUNT ADAPTER
MC461LL/A – MACBOOK 60W MAGSAFE POWER ADAPTER – USA