In keeping with a report, Apple is working to carry OLED screens to 2 iPad fashions that would arrive within the subsequent three years. In keeping with an ETNews report (in Korean), the Cupertino firm is predicted to refresh its iPad Professional fashions with OLED shows subsequent 12 months, and the improved shows will make their option to different iPad fashions in subsequent years (in Korean). The iPad mini is predicted to have a barely bigger show than the prevailing mannequin.
A South Korean publication lately reported that Apple will equip its iPad mini and iPad Air fashions with OLED screens in 2026. Apple final up to date the iPad mini in 2021 when the newest iPad Air mannequin was launched final 12 months. They’re outfitted with 8.3-inch and 10.9-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD screens respectively. In keeping with the report, the alleged iPad fashions could have single-stack LTPS OLED screens.
Apple plans to improve the OLED iPad mini with a bigger show — it should have an 8.7-inch display, which is 0.4 inches bigger than the present iPad mini mannequin. Regardless of the scale improve, the iPad mini is predicted to stay the smallest pill from the corporate.
Earlier than these fashions arrive, Apple will launch new iPad fashions with OLED screens in 2024, in line with experiences. A refreshed iPad Professional in 11-inch and 13-inch show sizes is predicted to make their debut subsequent 12 months. That is consistent with a current report by Taiwanese market analysis agency Trendforce that mentioned Apple will change the 12.9-inch iPad Professional with a 13-inch mannequin whereas equipping each fashions with OLED panels.
Earlier than unveiling these new iPad fashions, the corporate is predicted to introduce different modifications to its iPad portfolio. TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo made a prediction final week that Apple’s refreshed iPad mini and iPad Air fashions will arrive by 2024. The corporate plans to launch a brand new iPad Air mannequin in Q1 2024 — the variant with a brand new 12.9-inch show — adopted by a brand new iPad mini mannequin within the second half of the 12 months, in addition to the usual Eleventh-generation iPad mannequin, in line with the analyst.