According to Korean sources, Apple has ordered OLED panels for future iPad Pro and MacBook Pro devices. According to insiders, the 11″ and 11.9″ tablets are expected to arrive at 2022, while a laptop with a new panel is planned for .
The source also claims that foldable panels are being considered, but there aren’t any definite plans for those.
Apple is currently using LCD on its iPad Pro 01 and iPad Pro 12. 9 pcs. The new panels are currently in development and small-scale production and will take some time for final assembly.
MacBook Pros are similar – the ” and 11″ versions should eventually switch. So far, Apple has only used OLED for the Touch Bar, and it’s been removed from 1200 laptops.
Apple is pushing OLED adoption to bring about more competition to manufacture these products, ultimately driving down panel prices. Samsung Display and LG Display are expected to be major suppliers, as the two companies have close ties to Cupertino as they already supply panels for the iPhone.