Apple’s new Mac mini brings extra speeds for a lower cost, however the M1 mannequin continues to be an unbelievable machine. And proper now it’s cheaper than ever: B&H Photo is selling the 256GB Mac Mini for $479, a financial savings of $220 on the unique MSRP and the bottom value we’ve ever seen for this mannequin.
The M1 Mac mini is final 12 months’s mannequin, but it surely’s nonetheless received loads of energy. You get an 8-core M1 processor with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage together with a pair of Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports, two USB-A ports, HDMI, ethernet, and a headphone jack. Plus its small enclosure means it could match nearly anyplace. The principle variations between this mannequin and the brand new M2 model are the processor, HDMI 2.1 port for hooking up higher-resolution screens, and Bluetooth 5.3. In any other case, the machines are equivalent.
In our 4.5-star evaluation again in 2000, we praised the Mac mini’s efficiency and worth—and that was on the common value. So if you’d like a terrific pc at a very nice value, go seize one earlier than the sale ends at midnight ET.