Pre-Order Apple’s Mac mini M1 Now: Pricing Starts at $899 in Canada

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Apple today unveiled its new M1 Apple Silicon-powered Macs, which includes the Mac mini, now available for pre-order starting at $899 in Canada.

There are two base configurations of the Mac mini with M1:

Apple M1 Chip with 8-Core CPU and 8-Core GPU 256 GB Storage 

  • 8GB unified memory
  • 256GB SSD storage
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • $899 CAD

Apple M1 Chip with 8-Core CPU and 8-Core GPU 512 GB Storage 

  • 8GB unified memory
  • 512GB SSD storage
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • $1,149 CAD

There are upgrade options for up to 16GB of RAM ($250), plus 512GB ($250), 1TB $500) and 2TB ($1,000) storage options.

When compared to the previous generation, the M1-powered Mac mini can:

  • Compile code in Xcode up to 3x faster.
  • Play a graphics-intensive game like “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” with up to 4x higher frame rates.
  • Render a complex timeline in Final Cut Pro up to 6x faster.
  • Take music production to new levels by using up to 3x as many real-time plug-ins in Logic Pro.
  • Magically increase the resolution of a photo in Pixelmator Pro up to 15x faster.
  • Utilize ML frameworks like TensorFlow or Create ML, now accelerated by the M1 chip.

Click here to pre-order your Mac mini with M1—it launches on November 17.

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