Of korea ETNews Today reports that LG will supply Apple with a mini-LED display for the new iPad model to launch in the first quarter of 2021. The report highlights Apple gradually, Claims that LG will likely begin mass production of the display later this year.
Mini-LED backlighting offers the same benefits as OLED displays, including higher brightness, better contrast ratio, and increased power efficiency.
Rumors of the Mini-LED iPad Pro have been plentiful. Back in June, cryptic-but-reliable leaker L0vetodream stated that Apple planned to launch the new iPad Pro model with the A14X chip, 5G, and a mini-LED display in the first half of 2021. Several sources have claimed that it will be an iPad Pro 12.9-inch model, including analyst Ming-Chi Ku and DigiTimes.
Apple last refreshed the iPad Pro in March, but it was a relatively minor update, with new features including the A12Z Bionic chip, which essentially enabled an additional GPU core A12X chip, an ultra wide camera that was 0.5x Enables zoom, a LiDAR scanner for augmented reality and a better-looking microphone. This was the first update of the iPad Pro as the device received a major redesign in October 2018.
Today’s report claimed that Apple plans to use mini-LED displays for future MacBook and iMac models, as previously rumored.