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New iPad Pro and MacBook Models With Mini-LED Displays Again Rumored to Launch This Year

Taiwanese company Ennostar will begin production of Mini-LED backlight units for an upcoming 12.9-inch iPad Pro in the late first quarter or second quarter of this year, according to industry sources cited by DigiTimes. Ennostar is a holding company that was jointly established in January 2021 by LED-related manufacturers Epistar and Lextar Electronics. Apple is expected to unveil the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro with Mini-LED backlighting in the first half of this year, with Epistar serving as th...
Tags: Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, iPad Pro 12.9, Mini-LED, Epistar, Ennostar, DigiTimes Ennostar, Lextar Electronics Apple, Lextar


Kuo: Two Redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and New MacBook Air in 2022, All With Apple Silicon and Mini-LED Displays

Apple plans to release two redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and a new MacBook Air in 2022, all with mini-LED displays and Apple Silicon chips, according to TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Kuo explained that two new MacBook Pro models equipped with an all-new form factor design are expected to launch in 2021, and a new "affordable" ‌MacBook Air‌ is expected in 2022, all with ‌Apple Silicon‌ chips and mini-LED displays. This appears to be ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, MacBook Air, Ming-chi Kuo, Kuo, MacBook Pros, Ming Chi Kuo In, MacRumors Kuo, MacBook Pro 13, TF International Securities, MacBook Pro Don, New Macbook Air, MacBook Air MacBook, Macbook Pro 16, Mini-LED


DigiTimes: 12.9-inch Mini-LED iPad Pro Arriving Early 2021, Mini-LED MacBook Coming Later

Apple will launch a 12.9-inch mini LED-backlit iPad Pro in early 2021 and a mini LED-backlit MacBook in the second-half of next year, according to DigiTimes. The Taiwan-based industry publication claims Epistar will supply the over-10,000 mini LEDs used in each ‌iPad Pro‌ tablet. Meanwhile, Apple is expected to recruit Osram Opto as another supplier of mini LEDs for use in a new "high-end" MacBook, which lines up with supplier information cited by respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Osram Opto S...
Tags: Apple, Taiwan, Macbook, Retina Macbook Pro, Kuo, iPad Pro 12.9, TrendForce Apple, Mini-LED, iPad Pro 11, Epistar, Osram Opto, Ming Chi Kuo Osram Opto Semiconductors


Kuo: Mini-LED Displays to Debut in Apple's Next iPad Pro

Following his report earlier this week indicating that Apple will be accelerating adoption of mini-LED displays in its iPad and Mac notebook lineups thanks to better than expected development from potential secondary supplier Sanan Optoelectronics, analyst Ming-Chi has released a new report today sharing a bit more perspective on the mini-LED display market as it relates to Apple. Kuo says that Epistar remains Apple's initial partner for mini-LED chips, but that Sanan and others should be ab...
Tags: Apple, Ming-chi Kuo, Kuo, iPad Pro 12.9, Sanan, Mini-LED, Epistar, Ming Chi Kuo Mini, Apple Kuo, Sanan Optoelectronics, Ming Chi


Kuo: Apple to Accelerate Adoption of Mini-LED Displays in iPad and Mac Notebook Lineups

Increased competition among Apple's suppliers for mini-LED display chips will accelerate the company's adoption of the advanced technology in its iPad and MacBook lineups, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. Kuo says that while Epistar had been predicted to be the exclusive supplier of mini-LED chips for Apple products in 2021, Sanan Optoelectronics has experienced better than expected development on the technology and will also begin supplying Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, China, Macbook, Seoul, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, OSRAM, MacRumors Kuo, Mini-LED, Epistar, Ming Chi Kuo Mini, Sanan Optoelectronics


Apple Watch Likely to Adopt MicroLED Display Technology in 3-4 Years

This year's Apple Watch Series 6 is expected to feature an OLED screen like previous models, but a future model is likely to be the first Apple product to adopt MicroLED display technology, albeit not for another three to four years. That's the main takeaway reading between the lines of comments made by the chairman of Epistar, Taiwan's top LED producer, which is reportedly working on a factory to manufacture MicroLED displays specifically for future Apple products. From a DigiTimes' report...
Tags: Apple, Apple Watch, Digitimes.com, Au Optronics, Lee, PCB, Ming Chi Kuo Apple, Epistar, Epistar Taiwan, Lee Biing jye Epistar


Report: Apple Investing $330 Million in Taiwanese Factory Where MicroLED Display Development Will Be 'Top Priority'

Apple is reportedly weighing up a $330 million investment in a Taiwanese factory to manufacture both LED and MicroLED displays for future iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and other devices. According to Taiwan Sourcing Service Provider (CENS), Apple is teaming up on the new factory with LED producer Epistar and LCD panel maker AU Optronics. Apple is teaming up on the new factory with Epistar, Taiwan's top LED producer, and Taiwanese LCD panel maker, AU Optronics. The plant will be located in the Long...
Tags: Apple, Taiwan, Macbook Pro, Micro-led, Au Optronics, Kuo, Longtan, Hsinchu Science Park, Ming Chi Kuo Apple, Mini-LED, Epistar, Taiwan Sourcing Service Provider CENS Apple, AU Optronics Apple, Epistar Taiwan


Top Stories: 14-Inch MacBook Pro, iMac and Mac Mini Refreshes, and New AirPods on Horizon?

Rumors about upcoming Apple products are increasing as we head into March, even as the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to cause uncertainty about the timing. An entry-level "iPhone SE 2" or "iPhone 9" is widely expected in the near future, and it looks like iPad Pro, iMac, and Mac mini updates may also be coming. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Looking out a bit further, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo shared his thoughts on products coming through the end of 2021 t...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Disney, Intel, United States, Rumors, Foxconn, Orlando, Sophie, MacRumors YouTube, Lisa, Ming Chi Kuo, Zhengzhou China