Apple is releasing a new Mac Mini after 4 years. The new Mac mini is 7.7 inches (19.56 cm) square and 1.4 inches (3.56 cm) tall, exactly like its predecessor, and it weighs 2.9 pounds (1.32 kg), just a shade heavier than its 2.7-pound (1.22 kg) precursor. The new design is familiar on the surface, except its space gray finish. It has a massive performance upgrade with a minimum 4-core 8th-generation Intel desktop processor with an option for 6 cores. Mac Mini has up to 64GB of RAM and 2TB of storage. It is at least 5 times faster computing power with more than 60% faster graphics. You’ll find 4 Thunderbolt-3 ports, 2 USB-A ports, HDMI, audio and Ethernet with a 10Gbps option.
You will get 8 GB of RAM of the 2666 MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM variety in configurations of 16 GB at $200. 32 GB at $600 and 64 GB will be available at $1400. The previous model maxed out at 16 GB. Apple has indicated that the new memory is up to 7.8 times faster than its ancestor models. The starter system with a 3.6GHz Core i3, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB solid-state drive will cost $799 when it ships on November 7th. It would be the most expensive Mac mini to date.
A configuration with a 3GHz, 6-core i5, and a 256GB SSD costs $1,099. The new device will be available with 2-displays; one display with 5120-by-2880 resolution connected via Thunderbolt 3, plus one display with 4096-by-2160 resolution connected via HDMI 2.0. Mac Mini will also be available with 3-displays 2-displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution connected via Thunderbolt 3, plus another display with 4096-by-2160 resolution connected via HDMI 2.0.