Intel has published information about the upcoming update mini PC NUC (Next Unit of Computing). The device, made in the form factor nettop, the desktop size is slightly smaller than a Mac mini-based processors Apollo Lake.
In the official Intel document shows all the technical details about the new version of mini PC. The device is based on SoC Celeron J3455 — the representative of the family Apollo Lake. The composition of the chip includes a Quad-core CPU with frequency of 1.5-2.3 GHz and graphics HD Graphics 500.
The processor supports 8 GB of RAM, for RAM in a NUC NUC6CAY provided for two slots. The design also provides for installation of one drive size 2.5 inches with interface SATA 6GB/s height 9.5 mm.
Among the interface connectors NUC NUC6CAY four USB 3.0, video outputs HDMI 2.0 and D-Sub network connector RJ-45 connected to the adapter Realtek 8111HN. Each includes adapter size M. 2 2230 that implements Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.2.
Also in the configuration of the NUC NUC6CAY two microphones and receiver IR signals.
Dimensions mini PC — 101.6 x 101.6 mm. the Device will be available in two versions, in kit form for Assembly, as well as pre-configured system with 2 GB of RAM, module eMMC capacity of 32 GB and preloaded Microsoft Windows 10 Home.
Recall that last updated the Mac mini in October 2014. Computers based on Intel chips Haswell-equipped aluminum unibody enclosure, USB 3.0 ports and Thunderbolt 2.0. Mini-desktop is equipped with 4 or 8 GB of RAM and is available in three basic versions: with a Core i5 processor with 1.4 GHz and hard drive of 500 GB, Core i5 2.6 GHz and hard drive capacity of 1 TB and a chip Core i5 2.8 GHz processor and a Fusion Drive. Mac mini dimensions are 197 x 197 x 36 mm.