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Kuo believes that the 31.6-inch display”will aim a very high-end position” and attribute an”all-new design.”

In a prior research note, Kuo predicted that Apple would launch both a 31.6-inch display along with a 16-16.5″ MacBook Pro in 2019, therefore it is not entirely clear if the 15-17″ MacBook refers to a separate laptop or if Kuo currently believes the 16-16.5″ MacBook Pro is coming a few years later than he initially anticipated.

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An excerpt in Kuo’s research note, acquired by MacRumors:

We believe that miniature LED, in comparison to OLED, will be a more convenient solution to provide wide-color gamut (WCG)/high-contrast/high dynamic range (HDR)/neighborhood dimming features for its longer life and no burn-in problems for Apple’s moderate – and – large-size products targeting in productivity rankings.

Apple plans to launch a trio of new goods with Mini-LED backlights during the subsequent two years, such as a 31.6″ screen in the next or third quarter of 2019, a 10-12″ iPad in late 2020 or early 2021, and a 15-17″ MacBook at the first half of 2021, according to renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.