Apple October 2018 event: Apple Mac Mini with 8th generation Intel Core processor launched

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 | | Technology

Apple has launched the new Mac Mini at a starting price of $799. The new Mac Mini will be available from November 7.

The new Apple Mac Mini features quad and 6-core 8th generation Intel Core processors. The device comes with Intel UHD graphics and up to 4.6GHz Turbo Boost Speeds to deliver five times faster performance compared to the previous iteration. The entry-level Mac Mini comes with 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD drive and 3.6GHz quad-core Core i3 processor.

The new Mac Mini includes up to 64GB of 2666MHz memory to enable users to load larger files into the memory. The device has a capacity of up to 2TB SSD storage. Apple Mac Mini is powered by the in-house T2 security chip with SSD controller for better encryption of data and HEVC video transcoding to enable users to have a smooth workflow with high-res videos.

Featuring a space grey finish, the new Mac Mini is made from 100 per cent recycled aluminium. It has a smaller carbon footprint of about 50 per cent.

The new Mac Mini comes with macOS Mojave that features a Dark Theme mode and includes a few iOS apps like News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home etc.

Apple Mac Mini includes three Thunderbolt ports that will allow users to connect to high-speed storage, 4K and 5K Thunderbolt displays and output video in three formats. The device also includes an HDMI 2.0 port, two USB-A ports, an audio jack and Gigabit Ethernet and offers a 10Gb Ethernet option for fast networking.

Alongside Mac Mini, Apple has revealed the new iPad Pro and MacBook Air as well. The iPad Pro has been priced starting at $799, while, the MacBook Air comes for a price of $1199.