Pros

  • Core i5 processor provides huge performance gains
  • Impressive array of connectivity options, including Thunderbolt
  • Compact design and aluminum Unibody enclosure
  • Lower price of entry

Cons

  • No optical drive
  • Slow stock hard drive
  • Inconveniently located SD-card slot
  • Mediocre graphics performance

Manufacturer’s Description

The Mac mini features a 1.4-inch-thin seamless unibody enclosure carved from a single, solid block of aluminum. It's created using computer numerical control, or CNC, machines the same kind used by the aerospace industry to build mission-critical spacecraft components. This ensures absolute precision of every component of the Mac mini enclosure.

Manufacturer’s Website

Mac mini

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2.3 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Secondary Graphics Chipset 3000
General Information
UPC Code 885909455386
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • Thunderbolt
Memory
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz