Ming-Chi Kuo: 2022 11-Inch iPad Pro to Feature Mini-LED Display
According to well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, instead of being limited to the high-end 12.9-inch iPad Pro, Apple plans to make the new display technology available on the smaller 11-inch iPad Pro next year.
The Mini-LED display technology, according to Kuo, will not be limited to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro in 2022, but will also be available on the smaller 11-inch iPad Pro. According to previous rumors, the next-generation iPad Pro devices will have a glass back to enable wireless charging.
Apple is aiming to introduce Mini LED technology on several of its gadgets next year as per a new investor note obtained by MacRumors. The Cupertino Company is expected to debut it on the rumored 2022 MacBook Air as well as both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models in 2022. Apart from that, Kuo remains tight-lipped about the next-generation iPad Pro devices’ characteristics.
Despite the fact that both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros were just updated lately, we already have some insight into what Apple has in store for next year. Apple is exploring a glass back instead of an aluminum enclosure for the upcoming iPad Pro release as per Bloomberg, which might enable wireless charging for the iPad. Apple is looking into the possibility of iPads with displays larger than 12.9 inches, but they are unlikely to be released anytime soon as per Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman.
The iPad that is slated to be released next year could sport a 10.86-inch OLED display. Apple is said to protect the OLED display from moisture and oxygen using a Thin-Film Encapsulation (TFE) approach. The screen size is comparable to the present iPad Air, implying that the next iPad due in 2022 will be the next-generation iPad Air. The iPad Pro 2023 variants may also have OLED panels, according to reports. The iPad Pro 2023 variants may also have OLED panels, according to reports.
While Mini-LED technology is becoming more popular, Apple is rumored to be working on OLED display panels for iPads in 2022. According to a recent source, Apple is working on three new iPads, two of which will be released in 2023 and one of which will be released in 2022. According to reports, all iPad models will have OLED panels.