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Apple colorful new iMac some may find it too intrusive, and these people should look for a Mac Mini M1 for a similarly powerful desktop experience. Usually starting at $ 700, Mac Mini M1 has been reduced to $ 659 on Amazon – but the automatically applied coupon further lowers the price to $ 600. That gives you Apple’s latest M1 chipset, along with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
The Mac Mini is a great option if you want to customize your work environment to some degree. You won’t get a 4.5K Retina display as is the case with the latest iMacs, but that’s not a big deal if you have a monitor you already love – as well as your preferred keyboard and mouse setting.
In addition to compact size, this Mac Mini’s biggest move is the new M1 chipset, which has proven to be fast on all machines. we tested with that. Switching between apps is a breeze, systems are waking up almost instantly and playing Apple Arcade games won’t force the Mac Mini. It’s also worth noting that the Mac Mini M1 comes with an 8-core GPU, which is slightly better than the 7-core GPU on the base iMac.
Apple has focused on the interior here, so the exterior design of the Mac Mini hasn’t changed. It’s still a smooth square with all its ports on the back edge: an Ethernet connector, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one HDMI 2.0 connector, two USB-A ports and a headphone jack. This is another advantage of the Mini over the new iMac, which only has two or four Thunderbolt ports, depending on the configuration. All in all, Amazon’s sale is a good opportunity for those who have old computers to get an M1 machine as a replacement for a smaller one.
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