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Apple launches new Mac mini with Intel Core Duo



Apple launches new Mac mini with Intel Core Duo


Apple today unveiled a new Mac mini with an Intel Core Duo processor that delivers four times the performance of its predecessor. With more expandability, equipped with iLife ’06, plus Apple Remote and Front Row technology to play music, enjoy photo slideshows, watch DVDs, iMovies and videos from the couch. The new Mac mini range also includes a second entry model with a 1.5 GHz Intel Core Solo processor.

Madrid—February 28, 2006—Apple today announced the new Mac mini computer powered by the Intel Core Duo processor, which delivers up to four times the performance of its predecessors and offers greater expandability in the same innovative, incredibly compact design. .* Starting at €639 (including VAT), Mac mini is the most affordable option for enjoying iLife ’06, the next generation of Apple’s award-winning collection of digital-style apps, and includes the remote. Apple Remote and Front Row technology so you can play your music, enjoy your slideshows, watch your DVDs, iMovies and videos from your living room sofa.

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“With the new Mac mini, Apple has moved 50 percent of its entire product line to Intel processors in a record 60-day transition period,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The new Mac mini is now up to four times faster

With the Intel Core Duo, it packs more expansion capabilities into the same incredibly compact design, and it’s the most affordable way to enjoy Front Row and iLife ’06″.

Featuring the next generation of Apple’s revolutionary Front Row media experience, the new Mac mini offers customers an easy way to enjoy their digital lifestyle content, including music, photos and videos, from anywhere in the room. living room using the Apple Remote. With the latest version of Front Row, users can now conveniently access shared iTunes playlists, iPhoto libraries, and videos throughout the home via Bonjour, wireless networking technology that requires no configuration (setup- zero) from Apple built into Mac OS X.

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The new Mac mini introduces an entirely new system architecture to deliver up to four times faster performance than the previous Mac mini, including a 667MHz front-side system bus and 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory expandable up to 2GB. Every new Mac mini now comes with the latest high-performance connectivity options, including 10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet for high-speed network communication; AirPort Extreme 802.11g for WiFi wireless communication at 54 Mbps**; Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) and a total of four USB 2.0 ports, double that of the previous generation. Mac mini includes a DVI interface and VGA output adapter to easily connect to a wide variety of displays, including many of today’s popular flat-panel TVs, and now has both analog and digital audio output for connecting to PCs. home stereo music.

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The new Mac mini includes iLife ’06, the next generation of Apple’s award-winning collection of digital lifestyle applications, featuring new versions of iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, GarageBand and featuring for the first time iWeb, a iLife’s new app that makes it super easy to create stunning web pages with photos, blogs, and podcasts, and publish them to .Mac with a single click for anyone to view on the Internet. All applications in iLife ’06 are Universal applications that run natively on new iMacs with Intel processors to provide maximum performance.

Every new Mac mini comes with the latest version of the world’s most advanced operating system, Mac OS X version 10.4 “Tiger,” which includes Safari, Mail, iCal, iChat AV and Front Row, running natively. Mac OS X Tiger includes an innovative software translation technology called Rosetta that allows users to run most Mac OS X for PowerPC applications flawlessly***.

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Price and availability

The new Mac mini will be available in the coming days in the Apple sales channel in Spain and in the Apple Store online (www.apple.com/es).

* The new Mac mini at 1.5 GHz, with a recommended price of 639 euros (including VAT), includes:

– Intel Core Solo processor at 1.5 GHz.

– 512 MB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable up to 2 GB.

– Combo optical drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) with slot loading.

– Serial ATA hard drive of 60 GB at 5,400 rpm.

– Intel GMA950 graphics processor.

– Built-in AirPort Extreme wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.

– Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000BASE-T)

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– Four USB 2.0 ports

– One line-in port and one audio line-out port; both support optical digital and analog signal.

– DVI output for external monitor (VGA adapter included; Composite Video and S-Video adapter sold separately).

– Remote control Apple Remote by infrared.

* The new Mac mini at 1.66 GHz, with a recommended price of 849 euros (including VAT), includes:

– Intel Core Duo processor at 1.66 GHz.

– 512 MB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable up to 2 GB.

– 8x SuperDrive optical drive with double layer support (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) and slot loading.

– Serial ATA hard drive of 80 GB at 5,400 rpm.

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– Intel GMA950 graphics processor.

– Built-in AirPort Extreme wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.

– Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000BASE-T)

– Four USB 2.0 ports

– One line-in port and one audio line-out port; both support optical digital and analog signal.

– DVI output for external monitor (VGA adapter included; Composite Video and S-Video adapter sold separately).

– Remote control Apple Remote by infrared.

Custom configuration options include up to 2GB of DDR2 SDRAM memory; 80 GB, 100 GB, or 120 GB Serial ATA hard drive; iWork ’06 preinstalled; AirPort Express and AirPort Extreme Base Station; Apple Wireless Keyboard; Apple Wireless Mouse; Apple USB stick and AppleCare Protection Plan.

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The new Mac mini range is also available for educational customers at www.apple.com/es/education/store

* Based on the estimated result of industry standard speed tests SPECint and SPECfp. SPEC® is a registered trademark of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC); for more information visit http://www.apple.com/macmini

** Actual speed may vary based on distance from base station, environmental conditions, and other factors.

*** Visit http://www.apple.com/rosetta/ for Apple applications that support Rosetta technology. Contact the manufacturer for third-party app compatibility.