With an affordable price tag starting at S$849, Mac mini is now even more versatile, capable and powerful.
The new Mac mini is supercharged by M2 and the all-new M2 Pro, making it one of the most powerful mighty machines in Apple’s lineup to date. The brand new M2 Pro chip delivers pro-level performance to Mac mini for the very first time. Allowing users to run super high-performance workflows that were previously almost impossible in such a tiny design.
As compared to the previous-generation Mac mini, M2 and M2 Pro yield a faster next-generation CPU and GPU, higher memory bandwidth, and an unimaginably powerful media engine to Mac mini. Lightning quick performance and power efficiency is now no longer a concern, with both models featuring an advanced thermal system for the most sustained performance.
Mac mini with M2
The sleek and compact design makes it incredibly amazing with an 8-core CPU with four high-performance and high-efficiency cores, alongside a 10-core GPU, which makes it perfect for users looking for an unbelievably quick performance and productivity.
Daily tasks are now extremely nifty – from launching and multitasking between apps, to browsing the web. Mac mini with M2 also delivers up to 24GB of unified memory and 100GB/s of bandwidth, with activities such as image editing in Adobe Photoshop being up to 50% faster than the previous generation. Video editing in Final Cut Pro is also twice as fast with ProRes acceleration added to Mac mini with M2. The M2 model is also able to concurrently play up to two streams of 8K ProRes 422 video at 30 fps, or up to 12 streams of 4K ProRes 422 video at 30 fps. Talk about the most amazing workflows available on Mac mini!
Mac mini with M2 Pro
With a 12-core CPU with eight high-performance cores and four high-efficiency cores, M2 Pro brings pro-level performance to Mac mini for the first time. Alongside up to a 19-core GPU, M2 Pro harnesses 200GB/s of memory bandwidth (double the amount in M2), and supports up to 32GB of memory. Never run out of memory space on your Mac mini with M2 Pro, ever again.
The next-generation Neural Engine is also 40% faster than M1, speeding up tasks such as video analysis and image processing. Specifically designed to increase video playback and encoding while using little power, M2 Pro delivers a powerful media engine to allow you to speed through the most popular video codecs and can concurrently play up to 5 streams of 8K ProRes 422 video at 30 fps, or up to 23 streams of 4K ProRes 422 video at 30 fps.
In short, the M2 Pro-powered model is up to a whopping 14x faster than the fastest Intel-based Mac mini. Talk about speed – literally.
Incredibly Advanced Connectivity
With extensive connectivity powered by a wide range of ports, the M2 model features 2 Thunderbolt 4 ports and support for up to 2 displays. The M2 Pro model features 4 Thunderbolt 4 ports and support for up to 3 displays. In addition, the M2 Pro model can support one 8K display – an incredible first for the Mac!
You’d definitely be stoked to know that both models also feature 2 USB-A ports, an HDMI port, a Gigabit Ethernet port with a 10GB option, and an upgraded headphone jack to support high-impedance headphones. Both models also feature the latest standards with Wi-Fi 6E for up to 2x faster throughput than before, and Bluetooth 5.3.
With all the supercharged efficiencies and lightning quick workflows now made possible with M2 and M2 Pro, how can you not want to experience all the possibilities you can imagine come alive at your fingertips? Heh. Starting at S$849, check out the new Mac mini here.