02 November 2018
Apple finally has updated the Mac Mini after four years. The last time Mac Mini got an update, it was in 2014 and now the new all-new Mac Mini an 8th-gen Intel i5 processor and a space grey color. It boasts five times improved performance over its predecessor thanks to the Quad or a Hexacore processor.
The updated Mac Mini supports up to 64GB of RAM and up to 2TB of SSD storage. Apple has included a T2 chip to make the device secure and comes with a host of connectivity options including four Thunderbolt 3, two USB-A, HDMI video, audio ports and supports Ethernet connectivity up to 10Gbps.
While the internals of the Apple Mac Mini gets a total overhaul, the external design looks almost similar though with space black color option and is made out of 100 percent recycled aluminum.
The base model of Mac Mini comes with a quad-core Intel i3 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB of SSD storage. The storage options can be upgraded up to 64GB of RAM, 4.2GHz six-core i7 processor and 2TB of SSD.
The price of the new Mac Mini starts at $799 which is $300 more than the previous generation. It can be ordered today with deliveries starting November 7.
“Mac mini is loved by customers for its ability to be used in incredibly diverse environments — from casual desktop use, to live professional performances, to multiple Mac mini computers powering through video renderings and compiling software code, to racks of thousands in giant app build farms — anywhere a small-but-mighty Mac is needed to get the job done,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.