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Apple Mac mini (2018, Intel Core i3)

Apple Mac mini (2018, Intel Core i3)
Brand: Apple
Category: Mac mini
  • CPU 8th Gen Quad-core Intel Core i3 @ 3.6 Ghz
  • RAM 8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB
  • Storage 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB, or 2TB SSD
Apple Mac mini (2018, Intel Core i3)
Apple Mac mini 2018 Intel Core i3 Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Compact design with good build quality
  • Powerful hardware for its size, capable of handling most tasks with ease
  • Customizable with upgradeable RAM and storage options
  • Runs macOS, which offers a user-friendly and secure operating system
  • Supports a wide range of peripherals and accessories


  • Limited upgradability due to soldered CPU
  • High price compared to similarly specced PCs
  • Limited port selection compared to other desktops

Apple Mac mini (2018, Intel Core i3) Overview

The Apple Mac mini (2018, Intel Core i3) is a compact desktop computer that’s perfect for everyday use. It’s powered by an Intel Core i3 processor, which means it can handle all your basic computing needs with ease.

One of the standout features of the Mac mini is its compact size. It’s small enough to fit on your desk without taking up too much space, and it’s also easy to move around if you need to take it with you on the go.

In terms of performance, the Mac mini is more than capable of handling everyday tasks like web browsing, email, and office work. It comes with 8GB of RAM, which is enough for most users, and it also has a 128GB solid-state drive for storage.

Another great feature of the Mac mini is its connectivity options. It has four Thunderbolt 3 ports, which can be used for a variety of purposes, including connecting external displays and storage devices. It also has an HDMI 2.0 port, two USB-A ports, and a Gigabit Ethernet port.

If you’re a fan of Apple’s ecosystem, the Mac mini is a great choice. It comes with macOS, which is a user-friendly operating system that’s easy to use and navigate. It also supports a variety of Apple-specific features, like AirPlay and Handoff, which allow you to seamlessly transition between your Mac and other Apple devices.

Overall, the Apple Mac mini (2018, Intel Core i3) is a great choice for anyone looking for a compact, powerful desktop computer. Whether you’re using it for work, entertainment, or just everyday tasks, it’s sure to deliver a smooth and reliable performance.

Full Technical Specifications

Apple Mac Mini Specifications

Device Type Desktop Computer
Released 30 October, 2018
Colors Space Gray
Case type Cuboid
Height 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)
Width 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
Depth 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
Weight 2.9 pounds (1.3 kg)
Dimensions 1.4 x 7.7 x 7.7
RAM 8GB of 2666MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM memory (configurable to 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB)
RAM (Type) DDR4
RAM Max upto 64 GB
RAM Slots 2 Slots
Processor Type 8th Gen Quad-core Intel Core i3
Fabrication process 14-nanometer (nm) process
Processor Architecture 64 bit
Processor Cache L1 Cache: 256 KB per core
L2 Cache: 1.5 MB per core
L3 Cache: 6 MB shared
Processor Speed 3.6 GHz
Processor/CPU Cores 4 cores (Quadcore)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Type Integrated
Storage Capacity 128GB PCIe-based SSD storage (configurable to 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB SSD)
Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Power The power supply provides 150W maximum continuous power and accepts line voltage between 100-240V AC at a frequency of 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase.
Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Mac OS
Bluetooth Version Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Ports Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:
- DisplayPort
- Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40 Gb/s)
- USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gb/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)
3.5 mm headphone jack
Ethernet Support 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)
Display Support Up to three displays supported, with two displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz connected via Thunderbolt 3 plus one display with 4096-by-2160 resolution at 60Hz connected via HDMI 2.0
Audio Support Built-in speaker
HDMI 2.0 port supports multichannel audio output
Video File Formats The Mac mini (2018) supports a wide range of video file formats, including:

MPEG-4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
ProRes RAW
Apple Lossless
AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)
Ogg Vorbis

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