The rumors suggest that the supply chain for display is also decided. The supply chain Epistar based in Taiwan will supply mini LEDs, meanwhile TSMT also based in Taiwan will be in charge of mounting of displays. It is very likely that the LG Display started its mass production from the end of this year. As per the report, Apple will release its new iPads during the first quarter of the next coming year.
This latest Mini LED is a LED that is smaller than regular LEDs that are presently used for TVs, lighting and cars. The fact that it is 50% smaller than normal ones because of this radical size difference, more and more mini LEDs can be used for single display than regular LEDs. As a result, this new LEDs will aid to improve brightness & contrast. These LEDs are also able to display clearer black color through “local dimming” technology, which partly controls LEDs. The representative from the Display Company said that these mini LEDs backlight LCD is able to provide a screen that is closest to the reality as it drastically improves contrast ratio.