Refurbished Mac mini 2018

The 2018 Mac Mini (Macmini8,1) remains a popular refurbished model for those looking to get into the world of headless Apple devices. Although the newer M1 Mac Mini model is now available, the 2018 model is a fantastic way to get an affordable Apple device, whether it's to be used for school projects, or even as a home server.



      Buying a used Mac mini vs refurbished

      Although the Mac mini is the cheapest product in the Mac range it is still a sizeable investment. Buying a Mac mini refurbished from Hoxton Macs provides reliability, warranty, finance options and next day delivery - all factors that might be lacking if buying used from a marketplace.

      Buying a new Mac mini from Apple vs Hoxton Macs

      We offer many of the benefits of a new Mac mini but at a great saving, plus it’s great for the environment too. Super quick delivery, warranty and expert advice is all part of the service from Hoxton Macs, the largest seller of refurbished Mac in the UK.

      Mac mini vs iMac - what is better?

      Both the M1 Mac mini and M1 iMac have very similar features and performance, however with the Mac mini you will need to provide your own display, keyboard and mouse. If you already have these or prefer to use your own, then it makes a very cost effective way to use a Mac.

      What is the difference between the Mac mini Intel vs M1 / M2?

      The Mac mini 2018 models have Intel processors whereas the Mac mini 2020 and 2023 models have M1 and M2 chips respectively. For most applications the M1 and M2 Mac mini have more processing power, however they have less capacity for memory. The 2018 Mac mini can have 8GB, 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of RAM memory but the M1 is limited to a maximum of 16GB and the M2 is limited to 32GB. The memory in the 2018 models is upgradeable, however it is not possible with the M1 and M2 models. All models can have up to 2TB of SSD storage.