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With the current prices of LCD monitors, unless there's a lot of 20" LCD's in stock to get rid of, the new iMac lineup should be:

22"
24"
26"

eh? :)

22-inchers are barely more than 20's these days....
 

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Well first off... the 22" LCDs that are "barely more" than 20" screens are the SAME RESOLUTION. Bigger isn't always better... you have resolution and pixel density to factor in.

Second, not everyone has enough space on the desk to deal with 22-26" screens. Some people actually LIKE smaller screens (not me... but I know some people who do).

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Well first off... the 22" LCDs that are "barely more" than 20" screens are the SAME RESOLUTION. Bigger isn't always better... you have resolution and pixel density to factor in.

Second, not everyone has enough space on the desk to deal with 22-26" screens. Some people actually LIKE smaller screens (not me... but I know some people who do).

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Shrink the white plastic around the sides, then. Surely there's some trimming that can be done there...
 

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You're right, space is probably not an issue for most people, but not everybody likes 20"+ displays. My girlfriend, for example, disliked my 24" iMac and wants a 17" iMac because it is "adorable". There is certainly a market in the iMac with smaller LCD, for its lower cost and most people will be fine with a 17" screen.

The only problem I see in your line-up with 22, 24 and 26 is that they are all very close together. There are more choices, but less choices in a way. Ya know?

But man, 26" :love2: , The bigger the better in my opinion.
 

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With the current prices of LCD monitors, unless there's a lot of 20" LCD's in stock to get rid of, the new iMac lineup should be:

22"
24"
26"

eh? :)

22-inchers are barely more than 20's these days....
If you can find out who supplies Apple's LCD panels then you'll have your answer. Apple probably uses standard size panels rather than custom made. Has anyone popped the back off an iMac to see who makes it?
 

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If you can find out who supplies Apple's LCD panels then you'll have your answer. Apple probably uses standard size panels rather than custom made. Has anyone popped the back off an iMac to see who makes it?
Apple LCD's are manufactured almost exclusively by Samsung and LG.

Shrink the white plastic around the sides, then. Surely there's some trimming that can be done there...
The 'meat' on the sides of the display on the iMacs is hardly significant. And, if you saw how they were designed internally, you would understand that they really can't be trimmed any further if the current iMac design is to be kept.
 

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The 'meat' on the sides of the display on the iMacs is hardly significant. And, if you saw how they were designed internally, you would understand that they really can't be trimmed any further if the current iMac design is to be kept.
For the 17" I can understand... maybe the 20".... but the size of the mainboard and other internal components aren't increasing - only the LCD.

I suppose the only reason for the bulk on the sides of the 20 & 24" machines is to keep the same uniform look as the 17" model.



Personally - I'd love to see them make an iMac that can also PIVOT the LCD to run in "tall" mode. :D
 

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but the size of the mainboard and other internal components aren't increasing - only the LCD.
Has nothing to do with the size of the logic board, but how the LCD is mounted on top of its internals.
 
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