Mac mini Sells Out During South Africa Launch

The Mac mini has been well-received in South Africa, with all of the units allotted to Apple retailers selling out the first day. reported that just like in the US, people began lining up the night before the Mac mini was released at some locations.

Sandton-based Cool Apple Buddies store manager Ryan Shein told the news outlet that 100 people were lined up at his store by the time he opened.

"It was almost carnage once the store opened. The high-spec [1.4GHz] Mac Minis went first followed by the 1.25GB. We also sold a lot of peripherals, at discounted prices," he said.

The Mac mini was announced at Macworld San Francisco in January, and has been systematically released throughout the world since then. South Africa had its roll out this part weekend.

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