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Apple Mac mini (M1, 2020)

Apple Mac mini (M1, 2020)
Brand: Apple
Category: Mac mini
  • CPU Apple M1
  • RAM 8GB/16GB
  • Storage 256GB/512GB/1TB, or 2TB SSD
Apple Mac mini (M1, 2020)
Apple Mac mini M1 2020 Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Powerful M1 chip with impressive performance
  • Compact size and minimalist design
  • Wide range of ports including Thunderbolt 3 and HDMI
  • Ability to connect to multiple displays
  • Low power consumption and quiet operation
  • Much improved overall performance from 2018 model


  • Limited upgradability
  • No option for dedicated graphics
  • Relatively expensive compared to other mini PCs
  • Lack of built-in Ethernet port
  • Limited storage options
  • Fewer USB-C ports than Intel model
  • Memory no longer upgradable post-purchase
  • Unified memory tops out at 16GB
  • Limited color options

Apple Mac mini (M1, 2020) Overview

Meet the Apple Mac mini (M1, 2020). This little machine packs a big punch with its impressive technical specifications.

First and foremost, the Mac mini is powered by Apple’s M1 chip, which boasts industry-leading performance and efficiency. This means that your applications will run smoothly and quickly, whether you’re editing videos, browsing the web, or doing some light gaming.

Despite its small size, the Mac mini has a wide range of ports, including Thunderbolt 3 and HDMI, so you can easily connect to all of your peripherals and external displays. Speaking of displays, the Mac mini supports up to two displays with a resolution of up to 6K, so you can enjoy stunning visuals on a large screen.

Another great feature of the Mac mini is its low power consumption and quiet operation. This makes it perfect for use in a home office or bedroom, where you don’t want to be distracted by a noisy computer or run up your electricity bill.

Of course, no computer is perfect, and the Mac mini does have a few limitations. It’s not very upgradable, so if you want to add more RAM or storage, you’ll have to pay Apple’s premium prices. Additionally, the Mac mini doesn’t have a dedicated graphics card, which may be a drawback for some users.

Overall, the Apple Mac mini (M1, 2020) is a great choice for anyone looking for a compact, powerful desktop computer. Its impressive technical specifications, wide range of ports, and low power consumption make it an attractive option for home users and professionals alike.

Full Technical Specifications

Apple Mac Mini Specifications

Device Type Desktop Computer
Released 10 November, 2020
Colors Silver
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 2.6 pounds (1.2 kg)
Dimensions 1.4 x 7.7 x 7.7
RAM 8GB unified memory
Configurable to 16GB
RAM Max upto 16 GB
RAM Slots 2 Slots
Processor Type Apple M1
Fabrication process 5 nm
Processor Architecture 64 bit
Processor Cache L1 Cache: 192k+128k, 128k+64k x4*
L2/L3 Cache: L2/L3 Cache: 12 MB, 4 MB x4
Processor Speed 3.2 GHz
Processor Details 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
8-core GPU
16-core Neural Engine
Processor/CPU Cores 8-cores
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. Apple M1 GPU
GPU Type Integrated
GPU cores 8-cores
Storage Capacity 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB SSD
Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Power 100-240V AC
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. 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Ports Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports with support for:

1. DisplayPort
2. Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40 Gb/s)
3. USB 4 (up to 40Gb/s)
4. USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gb/s)
5. Thunderbolt 2, HDMI, DVI, and VGA supported using adapters (sold separately)

Two USB-A ports (up to 5 Gb/s)
HDMI 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 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

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output supports
- Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
- Thunderbolt 2, DVI, and VGA output supported using adapters (sold separately)

HDMI display video output
- Support for one display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz
- DVI output using HDMI to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
Audio Support Built-in speaker
3.5 mm headphone jack
HDMI port supports multichannel audio output
Video File Formats The Mac mini (M1, 2020) can play a wide variety of video file formats, including popular formats such as H.264, HEVC, MPEG-4, and Motion JPEG. It also supports playback of 4K content at up to 60 frames per second

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