(Pocket-lint) – Apple is planning a brand new model of the 11-inch iPad with a Mini LED display screen. It is going to debut in 2022, in response to a analysis observe by analyst Ming-chi Kuo (by way of AppleInsider and MacRumors).
Mini LED is a brand new display screen know-how that makes use of hundreds of tiny LEDs to supply higher distinction and HDR efficiency. The Cupertino firm launched Mini LED on this year’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro, equipping the pill with 2,500 native dimming zones. It additionally up to date the 11-inch iPad Pro this year, however solely the bigger mannequin received the brand new show know-how.
Each tablets did get M1 processors, nevertheless.
Kuo additionally stated Apple is planning to carry Mini LED to the MacBook lineup, beginning with 14-inch and 16-inch fashions going into manufacturing this quarter. A redesigned MacBook Air with Mini LED may debut in 2022, too – one thing he is stated earlier than. Kuo additionally claimed cheaper iPads will get OLED panels.
It’s worth noting that Bloomberg just lately reported Apple is mulling over the potential for releasing a 14- to 16-inch iPad Professional someday sooner or later. The biggest iPad Professional at present accessible has a 12.9-inch display screen measurement, however to make it a real laptop computer or MacBook different, it must be larger nonetheless. Nevertheless, if such a product was to be greenlit, it would not be accessible for some time. Bloomberg stated bigger fashions would not be accessible for a few years “on the earliest”. If that’s the case, we think about they will get Mini LED screens, too.
Writing by Maggie Tillman. Initially printed on .