Mac mini Technical Specifications

Model 1
Model 2
Finish

Silver

Price

Chip

Apple M1 chip

  • 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • 8-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
Memory

8GB

  • 8GB unified memory

Configurable to:

  • 16GB
Storage1

256GB

  • 256GB SSD

Configurable to:

  • 512GB, 1TB or 2TB

512GB

  • 512GB SSD

Configurable to:

  • 1TB or 2TB
Video Support

Simultaneously supports up to two displays:

  • One display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz connected via Thunderbolt and one display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz connected via HDMI 2.0

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output supports

  • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
  • Thunderbolt 2, DVI and VGA output supported using adapters (sold separately)

HDMI 2.0 display video output

  • Support for one display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz
  • DVI output using HDMI to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
Audio
  • Built-in speaker
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • HDMI 2.0 port supports multi-channel audio output
Connections and Expansion
Ethernet
Thunderbolt /
USB 4
HDMI 2.0
USB‑A
3.5mm
headphone
jack
3.5mm
headphone
jack

Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports with support for:

  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
  • Thunderbolt 2, HDMI, DVI and VGA supported using adapters (sold separately)
  • Two USB‑A ports (up to 5Gb/s)
  • HDMI 2.0 port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port (configurable to 10Gb Ethernet)
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
Communications

Wi‑Fi

  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible

Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

Ethernet

  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ‑45 connector)
    Configurable to 10Gb Ethernet (Nbase-T Ethernet with support for 1Gb, 2.5Gb, 5Gb and 10Gb Ethernet using RJ‑45 connector)
Size and

Weight

Height: 3.6 cm (1.4 inches)

Width: 19.7 cm (7.7 inches)

Depth: 19.7 cm (7.7 inches)

Weight: 1.2 kg (2.6 pounds)2

Height: 3.6 cm (1.4 inches) Width: 19.7 cm (7.7 inches) Depth: 19.7 cm (7.7 inches) Weight: 1.2 kg (2.6 pounds)2
Electrical and Operating Requirements

Line voltage:
100–240V AC

Frequency:
50Hz to 60Hz, single phase

Maximum continuous power:
150W

Operating temperature:
10° to 35° C (50° to 95° F)

Storage temperature:
–40° to 47° C (–40° to 116° F)

Relative humidity:
5% to 90% non-condensing

Operating altitude:
tested up to 5,000 metres (16,400 feet)

Typical acoustical performance:
Sound pressure level (operator position): 5 dBA at idle3

Limited Warranty and Service

In Ireland, consumers are entitled to a free-of-charge repair or replacement, by the seller, of goods that do not conform with the contract of sale. Under Irish law, consumers have up to six years from the date of delivery to exercise their rights; however, various factors may impact your eligibility to receive these remedies. For more details, click here.

Your Mac mini also comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one-year limited warranty from Apple. To learn more about how Apple will service your Mac mini, click here.

Purchase AppleCare+ to get up to three years of expert technical support and hardware coverage, including up to two incidents of accidental damage protection every 12 months, each subject to an excess fee. For more information, click here.

In the Box
  • Mac mini
  • Power lead
Operating System

macOS

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Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new Mac mini. With built-in support for vision, hearing, mobility and learning, you can create and do amazing things.

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech
Built-in Apps4
Photos
iMovie
GarageBand
Pages
Numbers
Keynote
Siri
Safari
Mail
FaceTime
Messages
Maps
Stocks
Home
Voice Memos
Notes
Calendar
Contacts
Reminders
Photo Booth
Preview
Books
App Store
Time Machine
TV
Music
Podcasts
Find My
QuickTime Player
Configure to Order

Configure your Mac mini with these options, only at apple.com:

  • 16GB unified memory
  • 512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD
  • 10Gb Ethernet

Mac mini and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

Mac mini is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:5

See the Mac mini Product Environmental Report

Made with better materials

  • 100% recycled aluminium in the enclosure
  • 100% recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board
  • 35% or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy efficient

  • ENERGY STAR® certified6

Smarter chemistry7

  • Mercury-free
  • BFR-, PVC- and beryllium-free

Green manufacturing

  • Apple’s Zero Waste Programme helps suppliers eliminate waste sent to landfill
  • All final assembly supplier sites are transitioning to 100% renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100% of virgin wood fibre comes from responsibly managed forests
  • Recyclable, majority-fibre packaging

Apple and the Environment

Read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Product Environmental Reports

Apple Trade In

Trade in your eligible device for credit towards your next purchase, or get an Apple Gift Card you can use anytime.8 If your device isn’t eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it for free.

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Mac mini