The new Mac mini, powered by M2 and the brand-new M2 Pro, was announced by Apple today. The Mac mini now offers even greater value while offering faster performance and excellent connection thanks to M2 and the brand-new M2 Pro. The device has support for up to two displays on the M2 model and up to three displays on the M2 Pro model.
The all-new Mac mini with M2 comes with a starting price of Rs 59,999 and Rs 49900 for education. in India. Whereas the Mac mini with M2 Pro starts at Rs 129900 and Rs 119900 for education. Customers may order the new Mac mini models right now, and they will start to ship on January 24.
Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro offers superior performance and both the models come equipped with a cutting-edge thermal system for outstanding sustained performance. Users seeking lightning-fast performance and exceptional productivity will appreciate the Mac mini with M2’s 8-core CPU, 10-core GPU, and four high-performance and four high-efficiency cores. The Mac mini with M2 also handles even tougher workloads for users with more intensive duties. Activities like retouching images in Adobe Photoshop run up to 50% faster1 with up to 24GB of unified memory and 100GB/s of bandwidth than they did with the previous generation.
ProRes acceleration is also added by M2 to the Mac mini, which doubles the speed of applications like video editing in Final Cut Pro. 1 Additionally, the M2 model can play up to 12 streams of 4K ProRes 422 video at 30 frames per second or up to two streams of 8K ProRes 422 video at 30 frames per second. With all this power, the Mac mini is up to 5 times faster than the most popular Windows desktop.
On the other hand Mac Mini with M2 Pro features 200GB/s of memory bandwidth, which is double that of the M2 model, and supports up to 32GB of memory. It contains a 12-core CPU with eight high-performance cores and four high-efficiency cores, as well as a 19-core GPU. ML operations like video analysis and image processing are accelerated by the next-generation Neural Engine, which is 40% quicker than M1.
The robust media engine offered by M2 Pro can play up to five streams of 8K ProRes 422 video at 30 frames per second or up to 23 streams of 4K ProRes 422 video at 30 frames per second while quickly transitioning between the most popular video codecs. The fastest Mac mini is up to 14x slower than the M2 Pro-powered model.
Without skipping a beat, musicians may create music using extremely powerful plug-ins and effects, while photographers can quickly make changes to enormous photographs. Gamers may play demanding titles in console quality, and creators can work in multicam with several camera formats, including ProRes video. Performance for video games is up to 15 times faster than on the quickest Intel-based Mac mini.
Two Thunderbolt 4 connections and compatibility for up to two screens are provided by the M2 variant. The M2 Pro model supports up to three screens and has four Thunderbolt 4 connections. The M2 Pro variant can also handle one 8K monitor, which is a first for the Mac. Both variants have a Gigabit Ethernet connector with a 10GB option, an HDMI port, two USB-A ports, and an improved headphone jack that supports high-impedance headphones. Both of the new models have Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6E5, which both offer up to two times quicker throughput than previous models.
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