It’s no secret that Apple is making plans to refresh its (*4*)just about each Mac it sells throughout 2021. We’ve already heard about main redesigns for the MacBook Air and MacBook Professional, and now we’ve were given some knowledge at the new Mac Mini.
Consistent with (*1*)Entrance Web page Tech’s Jon Prosser, who has been a veritable (*10*)font of knowledge this 12 months, the Mac mini will show off Apple’s new M1X processor, which can “come with eight high-performance cores and two energy-efficient cores for a complete of 10, however can be presented in both 16 or 32 graphics core permutations,” according to a prior Bloomberg file. iandroid.eu Gurman earlier reported that the brand new Mac mini processor “will a great deal outpace the functionality and functions of the present M1 chips.”
The approaching high-end Mac mini can even go back the two further USB4 / Thunderbolt 3 ports that disappeared with the M1’s debut. Like the present type, Prosser says it is going to even have two USB-A ports, ethernet, and HDMI, Prosser experiences. It will additionally function a magnetic energy connector just like the iMac with a color-matched braided cable.
Talking of colours, Prosser speculates that the Mac mini may well be thinner than the present type, which measures simply 1.4 inches excessive. He additionally says it is going to be dropping the round pad at the backside and getting lengthy ft like those at the backside of the brand new iMac and (*3*)rumored for the MacBook Air.
Like (*7*)the brand new 24-inch iMac, the Mac mini is anticipated to additionally to get a brand new thinner case. The longstanding steel most sensible will reportedly get replaced with “a plexiglass-like subject material that sits on most sensible of the aluminum enclosure.” Prosser speculates that two-tone coloration choices may well be coming with the Mac mini, additionally now not in contrast to the brand new iMac. Since this can be a higher-end Mac, it most likely gained’t come within the rainbow colours, however silver-and-space-gray would glance beautiful sharp.
(*16*) Michael Simon has been overlaying Apple because the iPod was once the iWalk. His obsession with generation is going again to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the pressure. He is nonetheless looking ahead to that to return again in taste tbh.