Apple’s Mac mini M2 compact desktop PC has dropped to its lowest price ever. Amazon is currently selling the 512GB model of the Apple Mac mini M2 for $699 (opens in new tab). It normally costs $799, so that’s a $100 saving and marks a new price low for this Apple computer.
It’s also one of the best Apple deals we’ve tracked this season.
Apple’s Mac mini M2 is one of the best compact desktop PCs for minimalists. The Mac mini for sale is powered by Apple’s M2 8-core CPU along with 8GB of RAM with a 10-core GPU. Your important files are stored on the PC’s 512GB SSD.
Apple Mac mini M2 review, we gave it a high rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 for its great performance, slim, compact design and affordable price. It’s the editor’s mini-PC.
We tested its performance by throwing almost everything and the kitchen sink at it. Our reviewer opened 65 Google Chrome tabs, a bunch of Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, a few YouTube videos, Twitter, and Facebook. Last but not least, we’ve even added a few news sites – and guess what? The Mini didn’t stutter or stutter. In our lab’s Geekbench 5.5 overall performance test, the Mac Mini M2 scored 9,048. During the Handbrake test, the Mac Mini M2 took 6 minutes and 46 minutes to transcode a 4K video to 1080p.
Like the M2-powered MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro, the Mac Mini M2 runs macOS Ventura, which is optimized for performance. This smooth and intuitive operating system distributes tasks between the performance and efficiency cores. It also uses power management features to ensure optimal endurance.
The Mac Mini M2 lives up to its name, measuring 7.8 x 7.8 x 1.4 inches and weighing just 2.6 pounds. This is lighter than many of today’s laptops and small enough to fit in a backpack or purse. In terms of ports, the Mac Mini M2 offers you 2 x Thunderbolt 4 ports, 2 x USB Type-A ports, an HDMI port and an Ethernet port. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is also integrated.
So if you’re looking for a mini PC that doesn’t take up too much desktop space, the Mac mini M2 is a smart choice.