Apple’s plans to move the iPad Pro to a mini LED display from Apple have been rumored regularly for the past year. A new report this week from Korean news agency AND News Additional attestations that the first iPad Pro with mini LED display technology is expected to arrive in Q1, 2021.
As we have explained in detail before, mini LEDs should not be confused with microLEDs, this will be a completely new form of display technology. Instead, a mini LED is a new type of backlight used for LCD screens. It offers many of the same benefits as OLED, but can sometimes increase brightness, improve power efficiency, and reduce the risk of blowout.
AND News said LG Display will provide mini LED displays for Apple and Apple will “actively use”; this display technology starting from the iPad line in early 2021, followed by the MacBook and iMac thereafter.
LG Display is preparing to supply Apple with a mini LED backlight LCD display. Its new display uses a small LED as a backlight and has improved brightness and contrast ratio performance. Because it is reported that Apple will actively use Mini Led LCD screens starting from the iPad early next year and other products like the MacBook and iMac, are expected to change in the LCD market all over. demand and LCD technology.
This week’s report corroborates previous supply chain reports that showed LG will be a supplier of mini LED displays. Trusted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo previously also predicted that the iPad Pro would be the first Apple product to switch to a mini LED display, and the transition could start with a 12.9-inch model, then is the 11 inch model.
Reports also indicate that Apple will eventually bring mini LED backlighting to the MacBook, iMac lineup, etc.Some reports have suggested that this transition could occur in Q4 2020, but for now. Now it seems clear that change was delayed until early 2021 – perhaps due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related supply chain disruptions.
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