Mac mini Late 2012 Datasheet

Source: – Mac mini Unibody without SuperDrive

The Apple Mac mini Late 2012 is a personal computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2014 as part of the Mac mini series. The computer was introduced on October 23, 2012, and its price started at $599.

The new Mac mini features a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 or 2.3 GHz or 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 500 GB or 1 TB hard drive, Bluetooth 4.0, and 1 GB Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics in the base model.

This Mac mini has been discontinued on October 16, 2014. Today Mac mini Late 2012 is 11 years old!

Mac mini Late 2012 Details

Introduced October 23, 2012 – 11 years ago
Discontinued October 16, 2014 – 9 years ago
Last Software Update July 20, 2022 – 21 months ago
Time on the Market 23 months (1 year)
Time of Support 116 months (9 years)
Model Identifier Macmini6,1 (2.5 GHz)
Macmini6,2 (2.3 GHz and 2.6 GHz)
Model Number A1347
EMC 2570
Order Number MD387LL/A (2.5 GHz)
MD388LL/A (2.3 GHz)
Original Price $599
Colors Aluminum
Weight 2.7 Ibs.
1.224 KG
Dimensions 1.4” H x 7.7” W x 7.7” D
3.55 cm H x 19.55 cm W x 19.55 cm D

Mac mini Tech Specs


Processor Intel Core i5 3210M “Ivy Bridge” (2.5 GHz)
Intel Core i7 3615QM “Ivy Bridge” (2.3 GHz)
Intel Core i7 3720QM “Ivy Bridge” (2.6 GHz)
Processor Speed 2.5 GHz
2.3 GHz
2.6 GHz
Maximum Processor Speed Up to 3.1 GHz (2.5 GHz)
Up to 3.3 GHz (2.3 GHz)
Up to 3.6 GHz (2.6 GHz)
Architecture 64-bit
Number of Cores 2
System Bus Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI)
Cache 3 MB on-chip shared L3 (2.5 GHz)
4 MB on-chip shared L3 (2.3 GHz or 2.6 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage 500 GB HDD
1 TB Fusion Drive
256 GB SSD
Media USB Macbook Air SuperDrive (Optional)


Built-in Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 16 GB
Memory Slots 2 – PC3-12800 204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM 1600 MHz
Interleaving Support Yes


Built-in Display None


Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Memory Up to 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection 1 – HDMI or Thunderbolt
Display Mode Dual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
Display Support Supports an HDMI-compatible device while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays
External Resolution Up to 1920 x 1080 pixels (HDMI)
Up to 2560 x 1600 pixels (Thunderbolt)
*Memory may vary depending on graphics needs.


Expansion Slots 1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface 6 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


Ethernet 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 )
Modem None
Wi-Fi 802.11n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
USB 4 – Up to 5 Gbps
FireWire 1 – 800 Mbps
Thunderbolt 1 – Thunderbolt 1 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Infrared 1 – For Apple Remote only
Audio In 1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical input jack
Audio Out 1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display 1 – HDMI or Thunderbolt


Peripherals None


Original OS OS X 10.8.1
Later OS OS X 10.8.2
OS X 10.8.3
OS X 10.9
OS X 10.9.2
Maximum OS macOS 10.15.7
Firmware Intel Extensible Firmware Interface
AirDrop Supported
Handoff Supported
Bundled Software OS X 10.8
iLife ’11 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand)


Backup Battery 3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power 85 W
Line Voltage 100 – 240 V AC

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Disclaimer: The data presented in this article is under continuous development and has been manually collected from various sources based on their availability. The author of this article may revise this dataset as additional research is conducted and reviewed. Please note that the information is provided “as is” and “as available” without express or implied warranties. The author cannot be held responsible for any omissions, inaccuracies, or errors in the published information. Any warranties relating to this information are hereby disclaimed.

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