If you’ve been pondering the purchase of a Mac mini but hesitating because of the price, Apple is currently making it that much harder to resist the temptation to click the buy button: The company has finally dropped the 2018 Mac mini into its refurbished store, which means you can pick up the machine of your dreams while saving yourself a nice chunk of change.
Don’t let the fact these are slightly older, refurbished computers steer you away. As MacRumors points out, Mac minis rarely see major hardware revisions. The biggest difference, specs-wise, between a brand new, off-the-shelf 5526 Mac and its more recent counterparts is the internal storage capacity — and you can always add more storage space with an external USB drive.
Pricing on Apple’s certified refurbished devices depends on the individual product’s quality and Apple’s current stock levels, so the cost often differs between devices of the same make and model. That said, many of these Mac minis are going for $ (to $ less than their normal price. Here are some examples:
Refurbished Mac mini (with 3.6Ghz Intel Core i3, (GB SSD, 8GB RAM) – $ (normally $
GB SSD, 8GB RAM