Mac Mini

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Mac Mini
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Apple Mac Mini
ManufacturerApple Inc.
TypeDesktop
Release dateNov 2020 (current release) January 22, 2005 (first Release)
Operating systemmacOS
CPUApple M1 (current model)Intel Core i-series
Intel Core 2 Duo
Intel Core Duo
Intel Core Solo
PowerPC G4 (first release)
Memory128, 256, 512 MB, 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16 GB RAM
Storage30, 40, 60, 80, 120, 160, 240, 320, 500 GB HDD, or 128, 256, 512GB, 1, 2 or 4 TB SSD
Power60-150 W
Dimensions6.5 inches (16.5 cm) square and 2 inches (5.1 cm) tall
Mass2.9 pounds (1.31 kg)
PredecessorIntel Core 2 Duo (current model)
Intel Core Duo
Intel Core Solo
PowerPC G4 (original release)

The Mac Mini is a personal computer made by Apple Inc. It is small for a desktop computer, at 6.5 inches (16.5 cm) square and 2 inches (5.1 cm) tall. It was introduced on January 22, 2005. The newest model came out on Nov 2020. It weighs 2.9 pounds (1.31 kg). The Mac Mini's power supply is outside of the machine. It is about one third of the size of the computer itself.

The Mac Mini is the first Macintosh desktop to not ship with a keyboard or mouse. Also, it does not come with a display. The Mac Mini is mainly intended for buyers who are "switchers" (users moving from PC/Windows to Mac) who already own a display, USB keyboard and a mouse. Others could easily buy these if needed.[1]

The newest model comes with Apple M1, 8 or 16 GB RAM, 256 GB, 1, 2 or 4 TB solid-state drive. It costs $699.

References[change | change source]

  1. Apple unveils low-cost 'Mac mini', BBC News, 2005-01-11, retrieved 3 March 2009