“Apple is prepping for Cinema Display refreshes for the Macworld San Francisco 2009 conference which takes place between January 5th-9th, 2009 at the Moscone Center. The new Cinema Displays are expected to incorporate LED backlights to fulfill Steve Jobs’ promise that Apple would completely eliminate flourescent-backlit displays,” Arnold Kim reports for MacRumors.

“The transition timeframe depended on ‘how fast the industry [could] transition to LED backlighting for larger displays,'” Kim reports. “While LED displays as large as 30″ are commercially available, they still appear to be cost prohibitive with Samsung’s 30″ LED display priced at $4735.”

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