Apple is about to release Mac mini and it has not disclosed any specs yet, but by considering the past experience and the existing specs of the other models, one can expect some specifications. It is also expected that the Mac mini will also get updated very soon.
Now let us discuss about the expected specifications briefly.
Mac mini 2016 release date:
The expectation of announcement of a new Mac mini by the Apple was in autumn of 2015along with the iMac 4K Retina display and El Capitan. But this expectation has not come true yet and the update is overdue. After the releasing of the Mac mini in 2014, laptops were added with the new processors of its range with the 13in MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models which has gained Broad well processors. Keeping in mind we just think that Mac mini will be associated with the new processor at the earliest.
Mac mini 2016 price:
At present Mac mini has its three models, you can prefer anyone depending upon you specifications and your budget. The cost of the cheapest model is £399, middle model is £569 and costliest model is £799. Compared to the price of Mac mini before and the previous Mac mini £100 has been reduced. So we don’t expect that the Apple will reduce the price with the new model and you can expect better specs but not the price.
New 2016 Mac mini specs and features: Processor
Before launching the new Mac mini, Apple was waiting for introduction of new Skylake chips by Intel, there are also possibilities of using Broadwell chips. Skylake is replaced by Broadwell and it is the successors to Haswell. Since Apple was waiting for the Skylake processor, so this is the reason for not issuing the update you. Also the Skylake is integrated by the graphics cards.
2016 Mac mini rumours: Design
There are possibilities of the Mac mini updated with a new design. Even though the redesign is not a big criteria, people are expecting that it could be smaller and thinner, due to this it is not going to accommodate a CD drive. Currently the weight is 1.22kg and dimensions are 3.6cm high, 19.7cm wide.
2016 Mac mini rumours: RAM
The entry level of current Mac mini features 4GB RAM as standard, it is expected that the 2016 Mac mini will be ramped up to 8GB in the entry level model.