Apple’s next-generation Mac mini will likely feature the same design as the current model, according to popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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at Brief TweetKuo said that the updated Mac mini‌ will likely retain the same form factor as the current model, a one-piece aluminum design that Apple has used for every new Mac mini‌ since 2010. Earlier this week, Kuo said that the new ‌Mac mini‌ It won’t be launched until 2023.

Kuo’s claims contradict a rumor from leaker Jon Prosser, who said last year that Apple was working on a complete redesign of the mini desktop computer, moving to a smaller chassis with a “plexiglass-like” surface.

Apple is believed to have been working on a new Mac mini for some time. It updated the entry-level ‌Mac mini‌ with the M1 chip in November 2020, but the high-end offering is still the Intel’s Space Gray model from 2018. The potential to replace this old high-end model with Apple’s silicon machine was previously at the heart of rumors about the new Mac minis, but it seems Now that both the entry level and the high-end model may be updated simultaneously.

9to5Mac It said recently that Apple originally “had plans” to offer high-end versions of the Mac mini‌ with the M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets, but those plans “may have been scrapped” in favor of Mac Studio. Now, Apple is believed to be working on two new Mac mini models, one with an M2 chip and a high-end model with the ‌M2‌ Pro chip.

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