For Christmas, consider refurbished or used Apple products

Mac mini Core i5, mid-2011

Mac mini Core i5, mid-2011

20112012

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Tech Specs

Introduced
Macmini5,1
2442
MC815xx/A
CPU Type
Core i5 (I5-2415M)

The mac mini is the cheapest of the Apple computers. Small, lightweight and quiet, the first model was unveiled in January 2005. A used Mac mini can be a great, inexpensive desktop computer.