Apple presents the world’s fastest integrated experience of graphics available on a laptop by introducing its latest Arm-based silicon chips, the first of its kind M1 based on the 5nm process is found in the latest Apple Macbook Air available for 699$.
Apple makes big claims by stating that the new Mac mini is around 60 percent more energy-efficient, courtesy of the new M1 chip. Also, Apple states that the device has a“6x faster graphics,” and “3x faster CPU” with the compatibility of 16GB of RAM which is apparently N1 chips limit and based on Apple’s claims contains heavy storage of solid 2TB. The company claims that the machine supports two external displays along with a 6K display, supported by DisplayPort options containing USB4 as well as a thunderbolt.
With 8 cores providing 128 execution units It handles about 24,576 concurrent threads and provides its users a peak performance of 2.6 teraflops.
Apple also commented that they have been making Apple Silicon for more than a decade. They stated that it’s at the heart of the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch – and now they want to bring it to the Mac so that the Mac can take a huge leap forward with the incredible performance, custom technologies, and industry-leading power efficiency of Apple Silicon.
The bottom line is M1 is a beast that’s the first of its family, more are to follow!