A new report backs up previous claims that Apple plans to launch its first OLED iPad in 2022, but it seems to say that the iPad Pro range will get the new displays in 2023.
Apple has long been rumored to be preparing iPad models with OLED displays, with some reports saying that iPad Pros could appear as early as the second half of 2021. However, most reports point to 2022 by the time. launch, and now a new report. primarily supports that claim.
The Elec uses the term “iPad” to cover all models in a generic way, so it is not clear in the different versions. However, it says that Apple’s first OLED model will be a 10.86-inch edition in 2022, which seems to suggest that it will be an iPad Air.
“The following year, in 2023,” the publication continues, “Apple plans to launch an 11-inch OLED iPad and a 12.9-inch OLED iPad.”
Given that those are the sizes of the iPad Pro lineup, this report seems to claim that Apple will bring the OLED pro feature to the iPad Air, before its pro models. This fits in with analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s recent claim that an iPad Air OLED will go into production in 2022.
“There is a strong possibility that the company will apply different OLED structures for the launch of the iPad next year and its successors in 2023,” he continues. The Elec.
Specifically, the 2022 model is said to use rigid OLED and thin film encapsulation, TFE). The 2023 editions can follow the OLED system that Apple uses in its iPhones, taking advantage of a flexible OLED screen.
The post also claims that Apple may be preparing a rigid iPad Air OLED first because the production yields of flexible OLED are not yet sufficient.
Monkey The Elec He has a mixed track record when it comes to Apple’s future plans and moves within the supply chain.
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