You may be looking for a new Apple Mac but just can’t see your way to spending at least $1000 yet still want a new model. And perhaps you already have a keyboard/mouse combo and monitor. A great option for this scenario is a 2020 Apple Mac Mini . Not only is it normally a few hundred less than the cheapest new Mac, it’s also on sale.
This Mac Mini comes pre-loaded with the eighth-generation quad-core Intel Core i3. It will be one of the last before the processors switch over to the Silicon. It includes an Intel UHD Graphics 630, 8GB 2666MHz DDR4, and ultrafast SSD storage. It also includes the Apple T2 Security Chip to make the Mac more secure.
While small in size, the Mac Mini still includes 3 USB-C ports, one HDMI 2.0 port, two USB 3 ports, and a 3.5MM headphone jack. It connects to a Gigabit Ethernet (configurable to 10GB), 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology. It can run up to two 4K displays. While it includes a power cord, all other cables and wires are on you.
This 2020 Apple Mac Mini comes preloaded with macOS Catalina, which includes Apple Music, Apple TV, Photos, Reminders, Safari, and Apple Arcade. Once it’s released later this year, you’ll be able to upgrade to macOS Big Sur for free. You can also extend your desktop with Sidecar to use your iPad as a second display. This allows you to use your Mac apps on your iPad with your Apple Pencil.
Take $40 off and get 256GB and the i3 processor for just $759. Or take $100.01 off and get 512GB and the i5 processor for just $998.99.
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