Ming-Chi Kuo, who has an impeccable reputation as regards leaks on Apple, ensures that Cupertino plans to adopt the screens mini-LED next year. According to the analyst, The company prepares 4 to 6 products that will integrate this technology, which will reach the market in the next 2 or 3 years.
The new iPad Pro will also integrate the A14X processor
The report explains that the first device with mini-LED panel to be a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which will be launched during the third quarter of 2020. This model, in addition, will incorporate the processor A14X, which will surely take a leap in performance compared to the previous chip. It is unknown if the smaller brother (11 ") retain his LCD screen.
After the variant premium of the tablet, The next team to join the strategy will be the 16-inch MacBook Pro, the one who landed on the market last November. This, however, will not reach the fourth quarter of 2020. Kuo adds that, thanks to Apple's movement, the development of the mini-LED industry will be boosted in the coming years, so other manufacturers will be able to follow the same path.
It is important to mention that this is not the first time that the analyst shares information related to the above screens. In September, I revealed that Apple had ruled out adopting OLED on products such as the iPad or MacBook. The reason? The degradation problems that these panels can present over time. On the other hand, he adds that there is a greater diversity of mini-LED suppliers that can meet the required demand.
In fact, at that time it also provided some tentative launch dates for the new iPad Pro, mentioning that it will be available during the last quarter of the following year. In today's report, however, I advanced it a quarter. While Kuo has an excellent history of predictions, it is best to take the information with ease and wait for an official announcement from Apple.
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