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Apple Mac Mini M1 Chip Computer
Mac Mini M1 Chip
A compact desktop computer, tested with macOS Big Sur 11.0, an Apple Processor M1 3.2GHz processor, 8GB of memory, a 256GB solid-state drive, an integrated Apple M1, and a built-in mono speaker.
Description
A compact desktop computer, tested with macOS Big Sur 11.0, an Apple Processor M1 3.2GHz processor, 8GB of memory, a 256GB solid-state drive, an integrated Apple M1, and a built-in mono speaker.

Ratings Scorecard

Survey Results

Predicted Reliability

Predicted Reliability

Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased desktop computers, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first three years of ownership.

 /  5
Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction

Brand owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their desktop computer to their friends and family.

 /  5

Test Results

Performance

Performance

Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

 /  5
Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

 /  5
Display

Display

For all-in-one desktops, covers display size, clarity, color, contrast, brightness, and glare.

 /  5

About

The Apple Mac Mini M1 Chip is part of the Computers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Desktop computers models like the Mac Mini M1 Chip are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Performance Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games.

Versatility Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

Ergonomics Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

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