- Apple's latest Mac Mini comes with same previous generation design
- Mac Mini now comes with improved performance
- Mac Mini also comes with T2 Security Chip
The new small desktop computer hasn’t seen any new design since 2014 but it offers five times better performance when compared to previous generation Mac Mini. It also comes with T2 Security Chip which provides data encryption and better security.
Mac Mini (2018) Price in India, Sale Date
- Mac Mini price starts at $799 (roughly Rs. 58,800) for the Quad-Core Intel Core i3/8GB RAM/128GB SSD model and $1099 (roughly Rs. 80,850) for the 6-Core Intel Core i5/8GB RAM/256GB SSD model.
- The small desktop computer will be available for purchase starting November 7 in the US. It will come only in Space Grey colour.
- Mac Mini price in India starts at Rs. 75,900 for the Quad-Core Intel Core i3/8GB RAM/128GB SSD model and Rs. 1,05,900 for the 6-Core Intel Core i5/8GB RAM/256GB SSD model.
- The small desktop computer will be available for purchase starting November 7 in India as well.
Mac Mini (2018) Specifications and Features
Now coming to the specifications, Mac Mini (2018) is based on macOS, the Quad-core Mac Mini runs on 3.6GHz Intel Core i3 processor with Intel UHD Graphics 630 and the 6-Core Mac Mini runs on 3.0GHz (Turbo Boost upto 4.1GHz) Intel Core i5 processor with Intel UHD Graphics 630. It comes with 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 SO-SIMM RAM option (expandable upto 64GB RAM). In India, it will come only with 8GB RAM.
When it comes to storage, the small desktop computer comes with 128GB/256GB SSD (expandable upto 2TB SSD). In India, it will come only with 128GB SSD/256GB SSD.
Connectivity suite of the small desktop computer includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, several I/O ports (with four Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C (v3.1) ports), one HDMI 2.0 port, two USB Type-A (v3.0) ports, an audio jack and Gigabit Ethernet (with a 10Gb Ethernet option in certain countries). With the ports, the Mac mini supports up to 4K and 5K Thunderbolt displays.
The latest small desktop computer is listed only in Space Grey colour, measures 197x197x36mm and weighs 1.36 kilograms.
The latest Mac Mini got many upgrades and new features, which are listed below:
- It offers five times better performance.
- Upto 6-core processor.
- Upto 64GB RAM supported.
- Upto 2TB SSD supported.
- Comes with Apple T2 Security Chip which features an SSD controller that provides data encryption.
- HEVC video transcoding (30 times faster than previous generations)
- Made with 100 percent recycled aluminium.
- New air flow cooling system.
Below is the list previous generation Mac Mini: