Comparison between Apple Mac Mini and Samsung-Google Chromebox

First of all some detail specification of Apple Mac Mini (2.3 GHz Core i5)

  1. 2.3 GHz Dual Core Intel Core i5 Processor with 3MB on-chip shared L3 Cache and Intel HD Graphics 3000 Processor with 288MB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
  2. 2 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 RAM
  3. 500 GB Hard Disk (5400 rpm)
  4. OS X Lion with Mail, Address Book, iCal, Mac App Store, iTunes, Safari, Time Machine, Face Time, Lion Recovery, iLife'11, QuickTime and many more.
  5. Ports and Slots: 4 USB Port, HDMI Port, Ethernet Port, Thunderbolt Port, Firewire 800 Port, Audio In / Out (Headphone / Microphone), SDXC Card Slot
  6. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  7. Built-in Speaker
  8. Operating Power: 100-240V AC, 50~60Hz, Single Phase
  9. Power Consumption: 85 Watt
  10. Dimension W x H x D: 197mm X 36mm X 197mm
  11. Body: 1.4 inch thin seamless single solid block of Aluminium
  12. Special Feature: Removable bottom panel to change / upgrade memory. Consumes only upto 13 watts in idle mode
  13. Weight: 1.22 Kg
  14. Price : US$599.00

  1. 1.9 GHz Intel Celeron(Sandy Bridge) B840 Dual Core Processor with Integrated Intel HD Graphics Chip
  2. 4 GB DDR3 System RAM
  3. 16 GB Solid State Drive Hard Disk
  4. Chrome OS with Google Docs, Zoho, Slide Rocket, Built-In PDF and Document viewer and lots of apps to use.
  5. Ports and Slots: 6 USB slots 4 in Rear and 2 in Front, DVI Single Link Port, Ethernet Port, Audio In / Out (Headphone / Microphone), 2 Display Port (Compatible with HDMI, DVI, VGA), Security Lock.
  6. Wi-Fi
  7. Built-In 2W Speaker
  8. Operating Power : 100-240V AC 50~60Hz Single Phase
  9. Power Consumption: 80 Watts
  10. Dimension W x H x D: 190.5mm X 32.5mm X 190.5mm
  11. Special features: Automatic updates, Fast Booting and no blue screen, Built-In virus protection, Security Slot(Kensington Lock)
  12. Weight: 1.19 Kg
  13. Price: US$329.00

Summery:: Apple Mac Mini with 2.3 GHz Core i5 Dual Core Processor, 500 GB HDD, HDMI Port, SDXC Card Slot, Bluetooth, Simple upgradation of RAM is much better with it's stunning finish and stylish look. But, you have to pay more for this luxury.

On the other hand, Samsung-Google Chromebox is a cheaper alternate of Mac Mini with much lower 1.9 GHz Processor and only 16 GB HDD. Good thing is, it has 4 GB RAM to boot and operate faster with 6 USB port and a special physical locking system. Not bad with much lower price.

**Disclaimer:Information and images collected mainly from manufacturer's website, manuals, user guides and some other online resources. Only some editorial touch given for better understanding and viewing experience. Author of this blog will not bear any liabilities on this regards.

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