Apple Mac Mini (2018)

Apple Mac Mini (2018)
80

Engadget Review

The 2018 Mac Mini is the first new compact computer we’ve seen from Apple in four years. With an eighth-generation Intel processor and abundant connectivity, including four Thunderbolt 3 and two USB Type-A ports, the Mini is designed to be fast and flexible. Apple is positioning the new Mini as a “pro” machine, but we found that the lack of a dedicated GPU holds this system back. Still, if you don’t need particularly powerful graphics and are looking for a speedy desktop, the Mini has a lot to offer for both the size and the price.

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Apple Mac Mini review (2018): A video editor’s perspective
The Mini is much improved after a long-overdue update, but limited graphics performance holds it back in certain cases.
Christopher Schodt
Christopher SchodtNovember 16, 2018

Pros

  • Compact design
  • Versatile port selection including USB Type-A and HDMI
  • Fast CPU performance
  • Least expensive Mac in Apple’s lineup

Cons

  • Limited graphics performance (and no meaningful way to improve it)
  • Upgrade options get expensive fast
  • RAM isn't technically user upgradeable
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Mac Mini

Engadget

80

Critics

5 reviews

84

AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE

Users

11 reviews

76

AVERAGE USER SCORE
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Key Specs

TYPE
Small form-factor
BUNDLED OS
Mac OS
CPU FAMILY
Core i3
SYSTEM RAM
8GB
VIDEO OUTPUTS
HDMI

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