Deals: M2 Mac Mini Drops to Record Low Price of $499 ($100 Off)

Apple's 256GB M2 Mac mini has returned to its all-time low price on B&H Photo, available for $499.00, down from $599.00. B&H Photo offers free two-day shipping on the Mac mini, with delivery as soon as September 8 for most states.

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Apple updated the Mac mini back in January, introducing the M2 and M2 Pro chips into the computer. We started tracking this all-time low price tag around springtime and as of now only B&H Photo is offering the sale.

B&H Photo also has the 512GB M2 Pro Mac mini for $1,149.00, down from $1,299.00. This one is a second-best price on the Mac Mini, but it's been a few months since we last tracked a record low price on the model so it's still a solid price for anyone in the market for the M2 Pro model.

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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Top Rated Comments

k1121j Avatar
25 weeks ago
Its funny how and extra 8GB of Apple Ram cost almost as much as the entire computer.... it's truly magical at that price.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CC77 Avatar
25 weeks ago
256gb storage for a desktop computer is madness. It's bad enough on laptops but that has the excuse of "being thina and light" (because another 256 gb card is so thick and heavy, after all ?) but there's zero reason for the base storage price of all of Apple's computers to not start at 512gb other than greed.

edit for typo
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dockgaze Avatar
25 weeks ago
Upgradable MacMini internals . . . . . “Ahhhh, those were the days my friends . . . we thought they’d never end . . . ?”
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SFjohn Avatar
25 weeks ago

$499 was the price point that the Mac mini was intended to sell at. Steve Jobs said so when he introduced it. It was likely meant, in part, for lower-income people who couldn't afford any other Mac to be able to afford. They could, as Jobs said, "BYODKM" ("Bring your own display, keyboard, and mouse") from their old Windows PC and use it with the Mac mini.

Tim Cook doesn't give a damn about lower income people, so of course he raised the prices on the Mac mini.
When it comes to Tim Cook you’re dead wrong:

https://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/tim-cook

https://www.cnet.com/tech/tech-industry/apple-ceo-tim-cook-donates-100-million-to-charity/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/mar/26/tim-cook-apple-donate-800m-fortune-charity

For those of you that think this is funny, let me know how much you’ve personally doing or given to help poor children… P.S. Have you even bothered to read those articles? ??
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HobeSoundDarryl Avatar
25 weeks ago

256gb storage for a desktop computer is madness. It's bad enough on laptops but that has the excuse of "being thina and light" (because another 256 gb card is so thick and heavy, after all ?) but there's zero reason for the base storage price of all of Apple's computers to not but 512gb other than greed.
Perhaps a reason we are seeing so many sales from third parties on only base configs is that Apple over-manufactured base configs and demand is not there. Rather than dump them at discounts associated with Apple directly, they are dumping them through third parties.

If so, the lesson Apple could learn is that the masses have developed enough understanding to agree with you and thus wants more than 256GB and hopefully 8GB RAM... which MIGHT lead to Apple upping the minimums in the next generation.

Or one can hope anyway. ;)
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scheinderrob Avatar
25 weeks ago
my computer from 15 years ago had more space and ram than this junk
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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