Apple today updated its list of vintage and obsolete products to designate several 2013 and 2014 iMac models as obsolete. These Macs were previously on the vintage list, but are now considered obsolete and can no longer be repaired.

iMac mid 2017
Obsolete Macs include the late 2013 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs, the mid-2014 21.5-inch ‌iMac‌, and the late 2014 27-inch ‌iMac‌ Retina 5K. The late 2014 27-inch ‌iMac‌ was the first iMac with a Retina 5K display. At the time, Apple’s Phil Schiller said it was “the most amazingly awesome Mac we’ve ever made”.

Apple designates products as obsolete seven years after they last went on sale. All hardware services are discontinued for obsolete products and service providers are unable to order parts for obsolete devices. 2013 and 2014 iMacs can no longer be repaired with Apple components.

Today Apple also marked the Apple Watch Series 2 as vintage. The vintage product list includes devices that Apple stopped distributing for sale more than five years ago and less than seven years ago. Apple provides service and parts for vintage devices up to 7 years old, or as required by law, but repairs are subject to parts availability.

Both the original Apple Watch and the ‌Apple Watch Series 2‌ are considered vintage, with Series 2 released in 2016.

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