According to one Reporting in English from Korea IT News, Apple has chosen LG Display to provide mini LEDs for the new iPad Pro model. The latest version of Apple’s premium tablet is expected to be released in the first quarter of next year. Mini LED is said to be a transition technology with micro LED is not ready yet. LG is expected to deliver the goods Apple’s LCD screen uses Mini LED as a backlight.
The Mini LED backlight LCD display offers a nicer, brighter and sharper display than the technology in use. They are also more energy efficient. Besides the upcoming iPad Pro model, Apple is reportedly planning to use these screens for other iPad models and MacBooks. “Starting with Apple, other IT equipment manufacturers will also follow in Apple̵
7;s footsteps in adopting Mini LED backlight LCD screens,” said a display industry spokesperson. Big change for the global LCD market. ” Initially, the tech giant was hoping to release as many as six mini-LED devices by the end of this year. However, the pandemic forced Apple to push back its timeline.
LG Display is said to be supplying Apple with Mini LED LCD panels for the new iPad Pro units
The supply chain for these displays has been set up with Taiwan-based Epistar supplying Mini LED; Another Taiwanese company, TSMT, will use Surface Mounting Technology (SMT) to mount small LEDs and LG Display will add its LCD screens and make the final version shipped to manufacturers. export under Apple contract. Mass production of the displays is expected to begin later this year.
In the summer, Twitter analyst L0vetodream said the new iPad Pro models will be launched in the first half of next year with a Mini LED display, a powerful 5nm A14X Bionic chipset and 5G support. Others, including TF International analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, have predicted that the new tablet will have a 12.9-inch display.