Taiwan-based industry publication claims that Epistar will supply more than 10,000 mini LEDs used in each ProiPad Pro tablet. Meanwhile, Apple hopes to recruit Osram Opto as another supplier of mini LEDs for use in a new “high-end” MacBook, with supplier information cited by respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is.
According to industry sources, Osram Opto Semiconductors expects to supply backlight-use mini LEDs for high-end MacBooks for MacBooks in the second half of 2021.
Apple is expected to launch a 12.9-inch mini LED-backlit propad in early 2021, with each tablet fully supplied by Epistar to use more than 10,000 mini LEDs, sources said. Sources said Epistar is set to start production of mini LEDs by modifying its blue-light LED chipmaking devices to produce such mini LEDs in the third quarter of 2020.
Kuo has long predicted that a high-end 12.9-inch iPad Pro will likely be Apple’s first mini-LED product. Kuo believes production will begin on the mini-LED display for the In Pad Pro in the fourth quarter of 2020, though may not launch until next year.
Kuo has stated that a mini-LED version of the 16-inch MacBook Pro is probably working to be released in late 2020, and that Apple is also working on a mini-LED 14.1-inch MacBook Pro Is, although it has not launched several mini-LED devices in the works for 2021, beyond suggesting that the information for the latter. According to Taiwanese research firm Trendforce, Apple suppliers will not start competing to win manufacturing orders for the new 14-inch and 16-inch M MacBook Pro models. Mini-LED displays until the first quarter of 2021.
Kuo has previously stated that the mini-LED display will allow for thinner and lighter product designs, while providing the same benefits as OLED displays used on the latest iPhones. Mini-LED displays, which use on the order of 1,000 to 10,000 individual LEDs, can offer darker, darker blacks, brighter colors, richer colors, and better contrast than traditional LED-based displays, although the technology Has increased significantly. Cost for time.