We predict that Apple will respectively launch an all-new layout 31.6-inch screen, a 10–12 inch iPad plus a 15–17 inch MacBook outfitted with a mini LED backlight unit (BLU) in two –3Q19, 4Q20–1Q21 and 1–2Q21.
Kuo believes that the 31.6-inch screen”will aim a very high-end position” and attribute an”all-new design”
An excerpt from Kuo’s research note, acquired by MacRumors:
We believe that mini LED, in comparison to OLED, will probably be a more convenient solution to offer wide-color gamut (WCG)/high-contrast/high dynamic range (HDR)/local dimming features for its longer lifetime and no burn-in problems for Apple’s moderate – and – large-size products targeting in productivity rankings.
In a prior study note, Kuo predicted that Apple would launch both a 31.6-inch display and a 16-16.5″ MacBook Pro in 2019, therefore it isn’t completely clear if the 15-17″ MacBook refers to a separate laptop or if Kuo now believes the 16-16.5″ MacBook Pro is coming a few years later than he originally expected.
This Guide,”Kuo: New 31.6″ Apple Display in 2019 and 15-17″ MacBook at 2021 to Feature Mini-LED Backlights [Updated]” first appeared on MacRumors.com
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Apple plans to launch a trio of fresh goods with Mini-LED backlights during the subsequent two years, such as a 31.6″ display in the next or third quarter of 2019, a 10-12″ iPad in overdue 2020 or premature 2021, and a 15-17″ MacBook in the first half 2021, based on well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
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