Apple Mac mini M2 Review: 35 Ratings, Pros and Cons
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Apple Mac mini M2 Review: 35 Ratings, Pros and Cons

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Check all the 35 reviews find on Desktops Apple Mac mini M2, with the 20 ratings, comments, pros & cons from the reviewers.
Theses reviews and tests from Desktops magazines and websites give 20 ratings, we get this average rating to this Apple product : 4.4/5.

Apple Mac mini M2 ratings

20 Ratings ranked from best to worst, green to good grades, red to bad, Average rating: 4.4/5 (87.45/100)
5/5T3
5/5ExpertReviews
4.7/5LoBaratoSaleCaro
4.5/5PCMag
4.5/5Tom's Guide (US)
9/10Creative Bloq
4.5/5Digital Camera World
4.5/5Laptop Mag
9/10SlashGear
4.5/5PhonAndroid
9/10AndroidPit
87/100NotebookCheck
8.67/10Presse Citron
86/100Engadget
4.3/501net
4/5Labo Fnac
8/10The Verge
4/5Tech Advisor
Preview or review without rating: Tweakers, Focus-Numerique, PCtipp, Wired, Les Numériques, FrAndroid, ZDNet, Trusted Reviews, ComputerBase, Android Authority

Apple Mac mini M2 review : With an average rating of 4.4/5, you can buy Apple Mac mini M2 with your eyes closed (or almost). The opinions of the testers seem unanimous !


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5
5
T3
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by T3
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by T3
More processing power than you'll ever need
Plenty of ports on the back for connections
Takes up very little desk space
No SD card slot for photographers
Would be nice to make the case a little smaller
reviewed at 29/01/2023 - Mac mini (2023) review: an incredibly fast desktop replacement...[read the full review on T3]
5
5
ExpertReviews
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by ExpertReviews
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by ExpertReviews
Fast, powerful and quiet
M2 variant is cheaper than last year
Four Thunderbolt 4 ports in M2 Pro model
256GB SSD in base model is quite slow
Nothing else
reviewed at 03/02/2023 - Test Apple Mac mini (M2 Pro, 2023): A small wonder...[read the full review on ExpertReviews]
4.5
5
PCMag
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by PCMag
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by PCMag
Classic Mac mini design
Snappy performance in either configuration
Extra Thunderbolt ports with M2 Pro model
M2 Pro adds peak 8K-resolution, 240Hz-refresh-rate display options
Memory and storage are not upgradable (and upticks at time of purchase are pricey)
True value pricing only on lowest-end model
No accessories or peripherals included
reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test Apple Mac mini (2023, M2 Pro)...[read the full review on PCMag]
4.5
5
Tom's Guide (US)
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by Tom's Guide (US)
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by Tom's Guide (US)
+
Powerful, especially with M2 Pro
+
Small, quiet and looks good on a desk
+
$100 cheaper than predecessor
-
Not user-repairable or upgradable
reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test Mac mini M2: More power for less...[read the full review on Tom's Guide (US)]
9
10
Creative Bloq
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by Creative Bloq
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by Creative Bloq
Blisteringly-fast performance
Great value
Classic design
Still can?t use eGPUs
reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test Mac mini (M2 Pro, 2023): small but very, very mighty...[read the full review on Creative Bloq]
4.5
5
Digital Camera World

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 27/01/2023 - Apple Mac Mini M2 Pro (2023) review...[read the full review on Digital Camera World]
4.5
5
Laptop Mag

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 30/01/2023 - Test Mac Mini M2 (2023): A small box with few compromises...[read the full review on Laptop Mag]
9
10
SlashGear

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test 5 Thingsers Liked And Disliked About Apple's 2023 Mac Mini...[read the full review on SlashGear]
[9/10] reviewed at 02/02/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini (2023, M2 Pro): One Key Option Makes It An Easy Decision...[read the full review on SlashGear]
4.5
5
PhonAndroid
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by PhonAndroid
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by PhonAndroid
The minimalist and elegant all-aluminum design
The incredible performance of the M2 Pro SoC
macOS Ventura, an operating system that improves
Reduced energy consumption
The controlled noise of the cooling system
The ultra complete and current connectivity
The impossibility of improving the configuration a posteriori
.... And pricing policy on configuration improvements
Two fewer Lightning ports on the M2 version
The absence of a native memory card reader
reviewed at 14/03/2023 - Test Apple Mac mini 2023 (M2 Pro) : la petite boite à tout faire...[read the full review on PhonAndroid]
9
10
AndroidPit
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by AndroidPit
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by AndroidPit
Great value for money
Elegant design
Impressive power
Sufficient connectivity
Usable with up to three external screens.
The pairing of the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse only works easily with Apple products.
The ports are all located at the back, which can sometimes be inconvenient for ergonomics.
reviewed at 23/05/2023 - Test de l'Apple Mac Mini M2 Pro: Le Mac parfait pour monsieur tout le monde...[read the full review on AndroidPit]
87
100
NotebookCheck
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by NotebookCheck
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by NotebookCheck
faster and more efficient M2-SoC
Thunderbolt 4 and Wi-Fi 6E
almost always silent in everyday life
complete software equipment
high-quality casing
high additional fees for RAM and SSD upgrades
no connections in the front
only 1 year warranty
reviewed at 31/08/2023 - Apple Mac Mini M2 2023 im Test - Der Apple M2 kann im Desktop seine volle Leistung entfalten...[read the full review on NotebookCheck]
86
100
Engadget
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by Engadget
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by Engadget
Excellent performance
Sleek design
Tons of usable ports
Near-silent under load
Upgraded M2 Pro model costs too much
Upgrades are too expensive
No front-facing ports
reviewed at 28/01/2023 - Test Mac mini (M2 Pro, 2023): Just call it a Mac mini Pro...[read the full review on Engadget]
8.67
10
Presse Citron
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by Presse Citron
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by Presse Citron
Design as elegant as ever
Compact size
High-flying performance
Silent
Attractive call price
No SD card slot
Exorbitant option prices
[8.67/10] reviewed at 28/01/2023 - Test Mac mini M2 Pro : vraiment taillé pour les professionnels ?...[read the full review on Presse Citron]
[8.33/10] reviewed at 07/02/2023 - Test Mac mini M2 : le moins cher des Mac est-il vraiment une bonne affaire ?...[read the full review on Presse Citron]
4
5
Labo Fnac
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by Labo Fnac
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by Labo Fnac
Simply stunning performance
The contribution of the M2 Pro chip
The price-performance ratio of the M2 chip
WiFi 6e and Bluetooth 5.3
No SD card slot
Options (RAM, storage, Ethernet) always overpriced
reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Prise en main du Mac mini M2 Pro : une vraie bête de course au format mini...[read the full review on Labo Fnac]
8
10
The Verge
Apple Mac mini M2 reviewed by The Verge
Review Apple Mac mini M2 by The Verge
Terrific performance in a small package
So many ports, including upgraded HDMI
Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and optional 10Gbps ethernet
No ports on the front
Setup can get tricky if you have wireless peripherals
No SD card slot
reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini (2023): Mac Studio junior...[read the full review on The Verge]
4
5
Tech Advisor

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 14/02/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini (M2, 2023)...[read the full review on Tech Advisor]
4.3
5
01net

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

[4.3/5] reviewed at 02/02/2023 - Test du Mac mini M2 Pro, Apple offre une alternative puissante et moins coûteuse au Mac Studio...[read the full review on 01net]
[3.3/5] reviewed at 20/03/2023 - Test de l'Apple Mac mini M2 : que vaut le Mac pour tous à 699 euros ?...[read the full review on 01net]
-
Tweakers
Remarkably affordable for a Mac
Good graphics performance
Energy-efficient and quiet inaudible
The base model lacks memory and storage
Upgrading is impossible
Configuration options are very expensive
reviewed at 09/02/2023 - Apple Mac mini (2023) - Kleinste Mac krijgt nu ook een klein prijsje...[read the full review on Tweakers]
reviewed at 15/03/2023 - Apple Mac mini (2023) met M2 Pro - Nu ook de krachtigste versie getest...[read the full review on Tweakers]
-
Focus-Numerique

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini M2 : toujours plus musclé, toujours plus polyvalent...[read the full review on Focus-Numerique]
reviewed at 29/01/2023 - Actualité : Le test de l'ordinateur Apple Mac Mini (M2) a rejoint notre comparatif...[read the full review on Focus-Numerique]
reviewed at 04/02/2023 - Actualité : Le test de l'ordinateur Apple Mac Mini M2 Pro (12/19) a rejoint notre comparatif...[read the full review on Focus-Numerique]
-
PCtipp
Waist
Speed
Conceive
Virtually silent
Software
Connector
No external power supply
No AV1 hardware support
reviewed at 23/01/2023 - Test: Apple Mac mini (2023)...[read the full review on PCtipp]
-
Wired

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 25/01/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini (M2 Pro, 2023): The Missing Piece...[read the full review on Wired]
-
Les Numériques
Exemplary finishes.
Performance.
Compact housing.
Ultra quiet.
Low power consumption.
Excellent quality headphone output.
RJ45 Gigabit port.
Not scalable.
No SD drive.
reviewed at 29/01/2023 - Test Avec le M2 Pro, l'Apple Mac Mini entre dans une autre galaxie...[read the full review on Les Numériques]
-
FrAndroid
The price!
Finishes
Very compact size
Performance
Silence
MacOS out of the box
No dismantling
256 GB is not much
Very few video games available
The speaker is not crazy
reviewed at 06/02/2023 - Test du Mac Mini M2 : Apple atomise le PC avec ce rapport performance/prix...[read the full review on FrAndroid]
-
ZDNet

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 13/02/2023 - Test Apple M2 Mac Mini: Faster, cheaper, better...[read the full review on ZDNet]
reviewed at 17/02/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini (2023): Faster, cheaper, better...[read the full review on ZDNet]
-
Trusted Reviews

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 17/02/2023 - Apple Mac Mini (2023)...[read the full review on Trusted Reviews]
-
ComputerBase
Very high system performance
Low consumption, high efficiency
Small dimensions, low weight
Low or no operating noise
Very fast SSD
Relatively high connection diversity
Improved image output with M2 Pro
Very high quality manufacturing
No card reader available
No front ports
Can become very expensive very quickly
Poor internal speaker
reviewed at 22/02/2023 - Mac mini mit M2 Pro im Test: Apples effizienter Kraftzwerg...[read the full review on ComputerBase]
-
Android Authority

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 22/02/2023 - Test Apple Mac Mini M2: Is the cheapest Mac worth it?...[read the full review on Android Authority]
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An average rating of 4.4/5 with 20 ratings. This Desktops got 2 times the maximum score in the reviews!

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Reviews listed above are from Tweakers, PCMag, Focus-Numerique, PCtipp, Tom's Guide (US), Labo Fnac, The Verge, Creative Bloq, SlashGear, Wired, Digital Camera World, Engadget, Presse Citron, Les Numériques, T3, Laptop Mag, LoBaratoSaleCaro, 01net, ExpertReviews, FrAndroid, ZDNet, Tech Advisor, Trusted Reviews, ComputerBase, Android Authority, PhonAndroid, AndroidPit, NotebookCheck, ... (complete liste)

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Apple Mac mini M2 ratings

20 Ratings ranked from best to worst, green to good grades, red to bad, Average rating: 4.4/5.
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  5/5  T3  5/5  ExpertReviews  4.7/5  LoBaratoSaleCaro  4.5/5  PCMag
  4.5/5  Tom's Guide (US)  9/10  Creative Bloq  4.5/5  Digital Camera World  4.5/5  Laptop Mag
  9/10  SlashGear  4.5/5  PhonAndroid  9/10  AndroidPit  87/100  NotebookCheck
  8.67/10  Presse Citron  86/100  Engadget  4.3/5  01net  4/5  Labo Fnac
  8/10  The Verge  4/5  Tech Advisor
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