January 28, 2023

Alongside the nifty new M2-based 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Professional notebooks, Apple on Tuesday unveiled a brand new Mac mini with each M2 and M2 Professional chips. There have been rumors of this final 12 months, however when the corporate debuted the Mac Studio in March 2022, it appeared as is a professional model of the Mac mini had been happy.

The brand new M2 Professional Mac mini presents 10-Core CPU, 16-Core GPU, 16GB Unified Reminiscence and 512GB SSD Storage. There are additionally 4 Thunderbolt 4 ports (in comparison with the 2 within the M2 Mac mini). Improve choices embody a M2 Professional with 12‑core CPU, 19-core GPU, 32GB unified reminiscence, and as much as 8TB SSD.

The up to date Mac mini will ship on January 24, 2023, and is presently obtainable for pre-order from Apple’s web site.

The worth is increased than the previous Intel mannequin that Apple had stored on sale for $1,099, and the brand new M2 Professional begins at $1,299. The worth is considerably increased than the usual M2 Mac mini, which begins at $499, nevertheless it’s nonetheless a reasonably whole lot for a robust Mac that you could select your personal keyboard, show, and mouse for.

The Intel model of the Mac mini regarded totally different from the M1 Mac mini: the Intel mannequin was a darker Area Grey shade whereas the M1 mannequin was silver. Area Grey used to indicate the ‘Professional’ standing of a Mac.

Each the M2 and M2 Professional Mac mini fashions are simply obtainable in silver. There’s presently no Area Grey possibility.

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The brand new mannequin presents an identical array of ports because the older Intel mannequin, and presents 4 Thunderbolt/USB-4, two USB-A, ethernet, HDMI, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Keep tuned for added particulars as they turn into obtainable.

Through Macworld and Apple