Along with the new MacBook Air, Apple has launched new Mac mini systems with 4-core and 6-core processors. Apple claims up to 64GB of faster memory and five times faster performance. As far as the performance is concerned, Apple claims it to be the most powerful Mac mini ever made.
The new Mac mini comes with Thunderbolt 3 ports, the Apple T2 Security Chip and a 10Gb Ethernet option. “The new Mac mini is a faster and more capable desktop that can do so much more,” says Apple. The new Mac mini comes with four Thunderbolt 3, two USB-A, HDMI video, audio and Ethernet up to 10Gbps. “All of this power is packed into the same size enclosure as before,” said Apple.
As far as the processor is concerned, the Apple T2 Security Chip features an SSD controller with on-the-fly data encryption along with the Secure Enclave in T2 ensures that software loaded during the boot process has not been tampered with. The T2 also features HEVC video transcoding. The new Mac mini can connect to high speed storage, 4K and 5K Thunderbolt displays. Mac mini also features an HDMI 2.0 port, two USB-A ports, an audio jack and Gigabit Ethernet. The new Mac mini is available in at $799 and will be available starting November 7.
All the new Macs come with macOS Mojave operating system, the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system. In macOS Mojave, a new Dark Mode transforms the desktop with a new look that puts the focus on user content. The new Stacks feature organizes messy desktops by automatically stacking files into neat groups. Familiar iOS apps, including News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home, are now available on the Mac for the first time. FaceTime now adds support for group calling, and the Mac App Store gets a full redesign featuring the addition of apps from top developers, including Microsoft and Adobe.
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