Mac mini Technical Specifications

 
Model 1
Model 2
Finish

Silver

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
Storage1

256GB

  • 256GB SSD

512GB

  • 512GB SSD
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
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • HDMI 2.0 port supports multichannel audio output
Connections and Expansion
Ethernet
Thunderbolt /
USB 4
HDMI 2.0
USB-A
3.5 mm
headphone
jack
3.5 mm
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
  • 3.5 mm 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)
Size and

Weight

Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)

Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)

Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)

Weight: 2.6 pounds (1.2 kg)2

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

Line voltage:
100–240V AC

Frequency:
50Hz to 60Hz, single phase

Maximum continuous power:
150W

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

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

Relative humidity:
5% to 90% noncondensing

Operating altitude:
tested up to 16,400 feet (5000 meters)

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

In the Box
  • Mac mini
  • Power cord
Operating System

macOS

macOS is the most advanced desktop operating system in the world. macOS Big Sur introduces a bold new design and major updates to apps — taking macOS to a new level of power and beauty.

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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.

Learn more

Features include:

  • Voice Control
  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech
Built-in Apps4
Photos
iMovie
GarageBand
Pages
Numbers
Keynote
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

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 aluminum 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 Program 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 fiber comes from responsibly managed forests
  • Recyclable, majority-fiber packaging

Apple and the Environment

We’re committed to making our products without taking from the earth, and to become carbon neutral across our entire business, including products, by 2030.

See Apple’s commitment

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization.

Learn more about how to recycle your Mac

Accessories

Mac Software

Displays and Adapters

  • Pro Display XDR
  • LG UltraFine 4K Display
  • LG UltraFine 5K Display
  • USB-C to USB Adapter
  • USB-C to SD Card Reader
  • USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter
  • USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter
  • USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
  • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

Other Accessories

  • Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
  • Magic Mouse 2
  • Magic Trackpad 2
  • USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Cable (0.8 m)

Mac mini