In a prior study 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 another laptop or if Kuo now considers the 16-16.5″ MacBook Pro is coming a few years later than he initially anticipated.
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We forecast that Apple will launch an all-new layout 31.6-inch monitor, a 10–12 inch iPad and a 15–17 inch MacBook equipped with a mini LED backlight unit (BLU) in two –3Q19, 4Q20–1Q21 and 1–2Q21.
Kuo thinks that the 31.6-inch screen”will target a very high-end position” and feature an”all-new design.”
Apple intends to establish a trio of new goods with Mini-LED backlights during the next two years, including a 31.6″ screen in the next or third quarter of 2019, a 10-12″ iPad in overdue 2020 or premature 2021, and a 15-17″ MacBook at the first half 2021, according to renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
An excerpt from Kuo’s research note, obtained by MacRumors:
We feel that miniature LED, in comparison to OLED, will probably be much more suitable solution to provide wide-color gamut (WCG)/high-contrast/high dynamic range (HDR)/neighborhood dimming features because of its longer life and no burn-in issues for Apple’s medium- and large-size products targeting at productivity positions.
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