Apple may introduce Mini-LED displays on its MacBook Air by 2022, and iPad Air models from the same year will be available with OLED displays. The development was reportedly shared by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a research note. There have been reports in the past that Apple will soon release its MacBook and iPad Pro models with a Mini-LED display, and it looks like these displays will be exclusive to the iPad Pro when it comes to tablets.
According to a report by 9to5Mac, citing a research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may bring its MacBook Air with Mini-LED display until next year. The note states that the new iPad Pro models will also use Mini-LED display technology, but other iPad models will use OLED displays. Kuo adds that the iPad Air for next year will be available with an OLED display. The OLED displays that the company plans to use for the iPad models will be flat, unlike the iPhone OLED displays that curve underneath. This means that the displays will be relatively cheaper to manufacture.
However, given that OLED displays (in some cases) suffer from burning or permanent image retention, Apple will not introduce this technology into its iPad Pro or MacBook models, according to the report. This isn’t the first time an OLED display has been offered for upcoming Apple products such as report earlier this month proposed upcoming iPad and MacBook models with OLED displays. However, with the latest information, it seems that OLED displays will be exclusive to iPad models other than the iPad Pro, and of course, iPhone models.
It’s Apple said to bring its iPad Pro models with Mini-LED power supply in April. They can have 11-inch and 12.9-inch screen sizes and will be powered by a new processor that is said to be on par with Apple’s M1 processor. These 2021 iPad Pro models also come with a USB Type-C Thunderbolt Port. It should be noted that Apple has not shared any details about upcoming devices.
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