Apple could launch 'M1X' Mac Mini in the next few months, report says

The upcoming Mac Mini could also sport a new design with more ports.

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A new version of the Mac Mini could be on the way. 

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Watch this: Higher-end Mac Mini could be on its way

Apple could debut a powered-up version of its Mac Mini soon. A new high-end model of the Mac Mini with the tech giant's faster "M1X" processor could be coming in the "next several months," Bloomberg's Mark Gurman's reported in his Power On newsletter, noted on Monday by MacRumors.

The new Mini Mac is also expected to feature a new design and more ports. The upcoming model will reportedly replace the previous model with Apple's M1 chip, which debuted last fall. Last years Mac Mini model can currently be found for a discounted price on Amazon

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A New Mac Mini isn't the only product rumored to be on the way soon. Apple is also expected to debut its new iPhone, said to be called the iPhone 13, alongside the Apple Watch 7 and AirPods 3 during a September event. The tech giant could unveil a few MacBook upgrades this fall as well.

Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.