According to a new supply chain report, Apple’s next-generation “iPad mini 6” that’s expected to launch later in 2021 will use a display with mini-LED backlighting,
On Thursday, DigiTimes reported that Apple supply partners are providing mini LED backlight units for both upcoming MacBook Pro models and a new iPad mini device, likely the “iPad mini 6.”
A paywalled preview of the DigiTimes report indicates that Radiant Optoelectronics will begin shipping the backlight units in the third quarter of 2021, with a volume expansion planned for the fourth quarter.
Compared to traditional backlight methods, mini LEDs provide better contrast, higher brightness levels, and improved black colors.
MacDailyNews Take: If the mini-LED display on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is any indication, the “‘iPad mini 6” display will be gorgeous!