Apple is engaged on convey OLED screens to 2 iPad fashions that might arrive throughout the subsequent three years, in response to a report. The Cupertino firm is predicted to refresh its iPad Professional fashions subsequent yr with OLED shows and the improved shows will later make their method to different iPad fashions later in subsequent years, in response to an ETNews report (in Korean). The iPad mini can be anticipated to characteristic a barely bigger show in contrast with the present mannequin.
The South Korean publication not too long ago 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 whereas the most recent iPad Air mannequin was launched final yr. They’re geared up with 8.3-inch and 10.9-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD screens, respectively. The purported iPad fashions will sport single-stack LTPS OLED screens, as per the report.
Apple can be planning to improve the OLED iPad mini with a bigger show — it’s going to reportedly have an 8.7-inch display, which is 0.4 inches greater than the present iPad mini mannequin. Regardless of the rise in measurement, 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 response to the report. A refreshed iPad Professional in 11-inch and 13-inch show sizes are anticipated to make their debut subsequent yr. That is in keeping with a latest report from Taiwanese market analysis agency TrendForce that said Apple would exchange the 12.9-inch iPad Professional with a 13-inch mannequin when it equips each fashions with OLED panels subsequent yr.
Earlier than these new iPad fashions are unveiled, the corporate is predicted to introduce different adjustments to its iPad portfolio. A prediction made by TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo final week, that Apple’s refreshed iPad mini and iPad Air fashions would arrive by 2024. The corporate is planning to launch a brand new iPad Air mannequin in Q1 2024 — with a brand new 12.9-inch show variant — adopted by a brand new iPad mini mannequin within the second half of the yr, in addition to a Eleventh-generation normal iPad mannequin, in response to the analyst.