Apple Mac Mini Review | Features

Read the review of Apple's Mac Mini, the most affordable OS X based computer that can be bought in the market.

Mac Mini is an Apple desktop at nominal price. The Mac Mini desktop provides user-friendly environment. Nowadays people choose more optimized device with enhanced features. So Mac Mini enables users to use a compact, better performing and low power usage device at low cost.

Mac Mini features :

Mac mini view
Mac Mini contains following features, it has 1.4GHZ Power PC G4, it contains 512 MB DDR333 SDRAM-1 DIMM, 80GB Ultra ATA drive is present, it has Super Drive (DVD RW/CD-RW), other features like Internal Bluetooth, 56 K v.92 Modem, Mac OS Tiger is installed. Apart from all these features the main and most important feature which attracts the users is the portability and great internal design with durability. The laptop offers the same portability features but price becomes a great drawback. The main advantage of Mac Mini Apple (Macintosh) desktop is its low budget with highlighted configuration. Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers up to 65 percent more pixel-pushing performance compared to the previous generation of integrated graphics

Build and Design :

The Mac Mini looks similar to a lunchbox (in size) , but it looks awesome at just 6.5 inches square and it is 2 inches thick. It is a sleek aluminium kind of box. Mac Mini fits anywhere due to its optimized size. Apple provides products with compact size and toughness. It contains DVI and VGA compatible for easy connection with most LCDs. It has two downsides, one of the downside contains screen and other one contains speaker. It has built-in speakers, those speakers really blast-off, additionally external speakers can be connected.

Processor and performance :

Interfacing Mac Mini with PC
The Mac Mini is twice as faster and it enables us to connect to next generation high speed peripherals and LCD display. Mac mini comes with a standard 500GB Hard drive. It offers a breakthrough in storage option, called Fusion Drive. This Fusion drive enables the user to access the frequently used data at much faster rate. It enables users to enjoy shorter booting time and application launches much faster and quicker file access will be proved. Mac mini comes with 4GB of fast 1600MHz DDR3 memory. Flash storage delivers nearly five times the performance of a disk drive.

Mac Mini comes with 1.42GHz Power PC G4 processor which makes it much faster and it has 80GB hard disk. It is enabled with 512MB SDRAM, which adds to its processing speed and makes it quicker. Booting speed of Mac Mini is good, it boots up twice as quick as an average PC. Input for the Mac Mini desktop is only through USB connections, it has 2 USB2.0 ports. It has built-in features like 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet, a 56K v.92 fax modem, DVI/VGA port and an audio/headphone jack. Card reader cannot be used, so memory cards cannot be accessed. Apart from all these things internal bluetooth connections are also enabled which enables transfer of data.

Operating system and software :

The Mac Mini pre-installed with Mac OS X 10.3 pre-installed and in latest versions Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger OS has been installed. It comes with recovery DVD and a Test CD to make sure your RAM and other Hardware works properly. It has a nice silky touch screen which makes it more interactive. The Mac Mini is enabled with great video and audio editing software.
Mac Mini also has HD 4000 integrated graphics as the 13-inch Retina Mac Book Pro and there appears to be no option to include dedicated graphics designs. It comes with one to three years warranty.

Conclusion :

Mac Mini is new product offered by Apple, which ensures portability, reliability and durabililty with advanced features and enhancements. It comes with multiple advanced facilities and enhancement from its previous version. It is an great product, all credits to Apple and we thank Apple for such a good user friendly innovation.


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