Mini-LED Stories June 22

A new supply-chain report says that LG will make mini-LED screens for the 5th-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro. It says that the new model — which is also expected to support 5G — will launch in the final quarter of this year “at the earliest.”

It follows an earlier report that LG will this year end Samsung’s monopoly as sole supplier of OLED iPhone screens…

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Mini-LED Stories June 3

The next-gen iPad Pro will use the Snapdragon X55 modem, meaning that it will support both 5G standards, including the fast 5G offered at particularly busy areas like airports, train stations and tourist hotspots. The claim has been made by noted leaker @L0vetodream.

mmWave is needed to get the gigabit speeds of the faster 5G standard, while sub-6Ghz offers slower speeds but much greater range …

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Mini-LED Stories March 20

Apple may have just launched new iPad Pro models, but a supply-chain report today says that Apple will still launch another new model later in the year.

It was back in September of last year that Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo first predicted iPad Pro models with mini-LED backlighting to launch in the final quarter of 2020, and there have been a series of reports since then supporting this …

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Mini-LED Stories March 5

Somewhat confused Digitimes report backs mini-LED backlighting in 2020 Apple devices

One of the elements of a recent report from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo was the suggestion that Apple would be adopting mini-LED backlighting for six products this year …

Mini-LED Stories February 24

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said back in September of last year that Apple was working on new mini-LED iPad models, to be launched sometime around the end of 2020, or beginning of 2021.

There’s now corroboration for that report, a supply-chain report claiming that Apple has now placed orders for these after approving earlier samples …

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Mini-LED Stories December 2, 2019

What is mini LED and what could it mean for iPad and MacBook?

Over the last year or so, we’ve been hearing more and more about new LCD display technologies, and we may see Apple adopt them in its devices as soon as next year. Follow along for an explainer on what mini LED display tech is, and why Apple is moving to it with iPad and MacBook Pro soon.

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