A record low discount has returned to Apple's 512GB M1 Mac mini today on Amazon. You can get this model for $799.00, down from its original price of $899.00.
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This sale matches the previous all-time low price on the 512GB M1 Mac mini seen on Amazon, and it's available to ship out today. You'll find a matching sale over at B&H Photo, which offers free expedited shipping for orders placed in the United States.
At this time, the 256GB M1 Mac mini is not seeing a steep discount at any retailer, with Amazon offering the lowest price at $659.00, down from $699.00. The best price on this model has been $599.00, so we recommend waiting for a better deal.
Keep up with all of this week's best discounts on Apple products and related accessories in our dedicated Apple Deals roundup.
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As an aside, for example, my M1 MBA runs X-Plane just fine at excellent rates, and with external flight controls.
X-Plane is mostly a single-core CPU bottleneck. It's a terrible judge of performance for anything except itself. As soon as you need GPU or multicore performance the m1 falls apart.
I wouldn't leave iOS for Android, but that's because I did that and regretted it. I understand the motivation, so no judgment, but for me the switch from iOS to android was far worse than the switch from macOS to Windows.
If you want a mobile device I think the iPad Pro or m1 MBA is the best laptop on the market (including windows). If you want power efficiency then any m1 Mac is better than most windows PCs. But that's just my opinion based on arbitrary lines drawn regarding performance requirements and efficiency.
If you just need basic performance on a computer then it's all going to come down to the OS and available apps.
However, if you need high-end hardware then your only option is Windows because there isn't high-end mac hardware right now. Despite what the people who downvote my comments might wish to believe, most modern apps are designed for multi-core workloads. For example, I have excel documents that are a nightmare to work with on my MBP but are as light as a cloud on my windows desktop. That's because excel benefits greatly from extra cores.