Mac mini (2018) hands on review

Apple finally announces an overhauled Mac mini

The Mac mini is back and better than ever

For the first time since 2014, Apple has announced a major upgrade to the Mac Mini, its smallest desktop computer. Apple headlines it in its usual smug pun-strewn style as being "re-engineered in no small way". The upgraded device comes with up to 60% faster graphics. And Apple let that refresh sit for a long time without an update.

Starting at $799, Apple's new Mac mini is available to order beginning today online.

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Next up is the more powerful Mac mini variant which features a six-core 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz), 8GB DDR4 RAM (2666MHz), Intel UHD Graphics 630, and 256GB PCIe-based SSD storage.

We're still awaiting United Kingdom prices but expect the Mac Mini to be available at the same time as in the US.

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The Mac Mini enters the modern era of Apple computers with its vast port offering that includes four Thunderbolt 3 ports, two USB-A ports, HDMI and Ethernet along with powerful internals that make it a super appealing desktop for Apple users. Additionally, consumers can configure the Mac Mini with up to 64GB of RAM and up to 4TB of solid-state storage. It also comes with four Thunderbolt 3 ports, an Apple T2 Security Chip and a 10Gb Ethernet option. It can run on its 50.3Wh battery for up to 13 hours (iTunes film playback). A FaceTime HD camera is now included in addition to three microphones, so voice and video calls will all be greatly improved. Oh, and unlike the new iPhones, the mini still comes with a 3.5mm audio port. There is no (micro) SD card slot. It's also made of 100% recyclable aluminum and comes in a new cool Space Gray finish.

The size and weight of this laptop is a key selling point and this latest model is 30.41 x 21.24 x 1.56cm, and weighs just 1.25kg. It will go on sale on November 7 - which is the same date the all-new MacBook Air. The mini desktop computer was overdue for an update as the last one was four years ago.

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