In a recent interview with BuzzFeed senior Vice President of marketing for Apple’s Phil Schiller was asked many interesting question about the line Mac mini, which hasn’t been updated since 2014. Many users have doubts in the future compact desktop.
Schiller hastened to dispel these doubts. According to him, the model of “Apple” computer is and will remain “an important product in the assortment of the company”. However, the top Manager did not say when potential buyers “miniks” worth waiting for updates.
Schiller noted that the device provides users with the features required for ordinary consumers with ambitions for professional use in high-end configurations.
The original Mac mini was presented on 22 January 2005. Last update came more than two years ago — in October 2014. The device went on the platform Intel Haswell has better graphics, and cheaper $100.
Unfortunately, now the Mac mini does not support self upgrade the memory, because the chip is soldered to the system Board.
Earlier, the head of Apple Tim cook, to appease those who think that Apple abandoned the Mac segment and focused only on the iPhone, said that 30-40% of sales not on smartphones. “You will see that we are working in this direction. Professional users are important to us. And creative people are important in particular. Do not think that if you do not see the results of what we did or do, it means we have other priorities”, – said the head of Apple.
This week Schiller announced the coming of “professional” iMac update and promised to release a new generation Mac Pro with a modular design.