Apple launches new Mac Mini portable computer with Big Sur and M1 chipset: Price, specs and more

The Mac Mini is said to be five times faster than most powerful windows desktop PC.

| Updated on: Nov 11 2020, 00:59 IST
Mac Mini
Mac Mini (Apple)
Mac Mini
Mac Mini (Apple)

In addition to two new M1 chipset based MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops, Apple launched the new version of Mac Mini. The new portable PC is said to deliver up to three times faster performance than the previous quad core version and has up to six times better graphics performance. 

The Mac Mini is said to be five times faster than most powerful windows desktop PC. Made for creators, developers and professionals, the Mac Mini is supposed to feature 15 times faster ML performance and comes with Thunderbolt ports, 2 USB-C ports, HDMI and Ethernet ports as well.

The starting price of the device is $699.

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Also read: Apple launches new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with M1 processor: Price, specs and more

The company also launched new MacBooks. The first one is the MacBook Air. Apple says its new laptop is 3.5 times faster than the previous Intel-based MacBook Air and delivers five times more graphic performance. As compared to Windows devices, Apple says its M1 based MacBook Air is three times faster. 

The chipset also results in faster SSDs and results in a fanless design like before. As for the battery, the device is said to deliver up to 15 hours of wireless web browsing. Using M1's Image Signal Processor, the MacBook Air brings better noise reduction, dynamic range, improved auto white balanced so the user looks more natural on Facetime calls. 

Also read: Apple moves away from Intel, launches 5nm-based M1 chipset for MacBooks

The more powerful MacBook Pro has 11 times faster ML, which also makes world fastest compact notebook as per the firm. Using the M1 chipset, the new MacBook is claimed to deliver a battery life of up to 17 hours on wireless web browsing and 20 hours of video playback. Apple claims it as the longest battery life ever in a Mac product.

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First Published Date: 11 Nov, 00:59 IST