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New Mac mini reportedly launches next month

Published Jan 22nd, 2014 4:40PM EST
Early 2014 Mac Mini Launch

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Apple may launch a new Mac mini next month, according to a Belgian electronics retailer that’s already listing two versions of the new computer. While Apple has not refreshed its Mac mini line since late October 2012, a representative told a MacRumors reader that the data from its listing comes from “Apple or reliable sources,” and that the new computer will be released at some point by the end of February.

The Belgian retailer is using old Mac mini images as placeholders, but the description for the new models includes specs and features not available in the late 2012 models such as a choice between Intel’s Haswell Core i5 or i7 processors, Iris integrated graphics and 802.11ac Wi-Fi support.

The current Mac mini models are still in stock and available to purchase from the local Apple online store in Belgium, with prices starting at €649 for the base version. is not offering pricing and a launch date for the new 2014 Mac mini models it has listed on its website.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

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