M2 Mac mini
Here's what you need to know about 2023 M2 Mac mini including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.
Our analysis and reviews
What we like
Reasons to like about M2 Mac mini.
The new 2023 Mac mini is available with an M2 Pro chip option that brings more I/O ports, more and faster-unified memory, and supports up to three displays.
What we don't like
Reasons not to like about M2 Mac mini.
Apple cut costs on an entry-level 256GB SSD option by placing only a single SSD chip instead of two like the previous M1 Mac mini.
M2 Mac mini has soldered storage, and there are no M.2 slots for expansion. Learn more.
Improvements over its predecessor.
For a hundred dollars less, you get a base model of Mac mini with an M2 (8 CPU cores and 10 GPU cores) chip, 8GB of unified memory, and a 256GB SSD.
- Supports larger unified memory capacity of up to 24GB.
- Uses faster LPDDR5 memory.
- The headphone jack now supports high-impedance headphones.
- Comes with Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3.
- Shipped with macOS Ventura.
2023 vs. 2020
Apple M2 Pro (12C, 19G) inside M2 Mac mini has a 100% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Apple M1 (8C, 8G) inside M1 Mac mini.
M2 Mac mini supports a larger memory capacity than the M1 Mac mini. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the M1 Mac mini.
M2 Mac mini has more ports and slots count than the M1 Mac mini. It has ten versus eight amount of ports and slots on the M1 Mac mini.
|Ports||M2 Mac mini||M1 Mac mini|
|Thunderbolt 3||No||Yes x2|
|Thunderbolt 4||Yes x4||No|
|USB-A||Yes x2||Yes x2|
Downsides over its predecessor.