Apple has just unveiled a new Mac mini, the compact central unit, under ARM architecture. This mini desktop pc with the new M1 chip allows three times more computing power and up to 6 times more graphics performance, according to Apple.
As rumors indicated, Apple continued to renew its line of machines with its ARM chip by unveiling the new Mac Mini. It’s the cheapest desktop PC in the Apple lineup and also the one that you need to add an external display to use it. It comes with the same design as the previous generations, while using the active fan cooling that allows the use of the Apple M1 chip without compromising on the performances.
In fact, Its advanced thermal design allows it to deliver exceptional performance without worrying about overheating or making noises and accommodates up to two displays, including Apple’s Pro Display XDR in full 6K resolution.
On the connectivity side, in addition to the power port, there is an RJ45 Ethernet port, two USB 4 ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, a 3.5 mm jack port and two USB-A ports.
About the performances, Apple announces that thanks to the M1 chip, this Mac mini is up to 3x more powerful than the previous generation, and 6x better in graphics rendering.
STARTING FROM JUST $699
The Mac Mini is available for pre-order starting today and will be released in the next week. It costs $699 for 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage and $899 for the version with 512 GB of storage.
Note that the Intel version with 512 GB of storage remains in the catalog with a $1,099 price tag.