The Mac Mini with the Apple M1 chip has arrived at select Costco stores! This compact Mac desktop computer doesn’t take much desk space but delivers with a powerful Neural Engine, up to 3x faster CPU performance, up to 6x faster graphics, and super fast unified memory.
Costco’s Price and Sale Dates:
Select Costco locations have the Mac mini with Apple M1 Chip (8-core CPU, 8-core GPU – 8GB Memory – 256GB SSD) on sale for $599.99 (after instant savings), now through October 15, 2021. Item #1486314. That is $70 off Costco’s regular price of $669.99. While supplies last, of course.
You can also purchase AppleCare+ for $79.99 on the same day in the same transaction when you buy this Mac mini. The AppleCare+ Costco item number is 1451299.
I spotted this item at the Tukwila, Washington Costco but it may be not available or may not be on sale at all Costco locations. Prices may vary by location. When in doubt, call your local Costco before you go.
Costco Mac Mini Features
- Apple designed M1 chip for a giant leap in CPU, GPU, and machine learning performace.
- 8-Core CPU packs up to 3x faster performance to fly through workflows quicker compared with previous generation.
- 8-Core GPU with up to 6x faster graphics for graphics-intensive apps and games compared with previous generation.
- 16-Core Neural engine for advanced machine learning.
- 8GB of unified memory so everything you do is fast and fluid.
- Superfast SSD storage launches apps and opens files in an instant.
- Advanced cooling system sustains breakthrough performance.
- Next-generation 802.11ax WiFi 6 + Bluetooth 5.0 for faster connectivity.
- Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, one HDMI 2.0 port, two USB-A ports, and 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) port.
- macOS Big Sur with a bold new design and major app updates for Safari, Messages and Maps.
- Ultracompact 7.7-inch-square design in silver.
- For Audio there’s a built-in speaker and 3.5 mm headphone jack.
- For Graphics & Video – One display up to 6K resolution via Thunderbolt; Second display up to 4K resolution via HDMI 2.0 (Monitor sold separately).
- Power cord included.
- [NO optical drive]
- Dimensions: 7.7″ x 7.7″ x 1.4″
- Approximate Weight: Starting at 2.6 lbs
- Model: MGNR3LL/A
Other options may be available at costco.com for a delivered price. While supplies last.