Apple is expected to start the new generation iPad Pro Model in the second half of April according to a report from Bloomberg.
According to the report, the iPad Pro will be launched in two sizes. However, the mini-LED screen, which is supposed to improve the contrast ratio and provide a brighter picture, will be exclusively available for the more expensive 12.9-inch model.
The report added that Apple is currently facing production issues that could result in a brief initial supply of the upcoming device.
The Taiwan-based suppliers Ennostar Inc., General Interface Solution Holding Ltd. and Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology Corp. are among the most important suppliers of mini-LED technology stop production … ”
In addition to the upgraded display, upcoming iPad Pro models are also expected to feature upgraded cameras and a faster processor to match the custom M1 chip found on the company’s latest Macs. In addition, the iPad Pro models should offer a faster USB-C port that is compatible with a wider range of accessories and monitors.
A previous report by 9to5Mac, quoting the reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, had also suggested that Apple would use mini-LED displays for the new iPad Pro.
According to the report, other iPad models will switch to OLED displays first, despite Kuo announcing that Apple will first use the mini-LED display for the new iPad Pro iPad Air next year.”