Apple rumored to be planning OLED iPad Pro in both 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes

OLED iPad Air

Apple plans to launch new iPad Pro models with OLED displays in both 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes in the future. Report published today by Ross YoungCo-founder and CEO of the research firm Display Supply Chain Consultants.

OLED iPad Air

“Looking at tablets beyond 2022, we expect to see Apple shake up the category again by launching the OLED iPad Pros,” Young wrote. While mini-LED display technology is currently limited to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, with a mini-LED version of the 11-inch iPad Pro not expected this year, Young believes OLED models will be available in both sizes .

Young cited a recent report from korean website Elec It claimed that LG is aiming to supply OLED displays for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, while Samsung is aiming to supply OLED displays only for the 11-inch models. The report states that these iPad Pro models are currently expected to launch in 2024.

Elec The claimed OLED displays will be low-power LTPO panels, which could allow a wider promotion refresh rate range between 10Hz and 120Hz for future iPad Pro models, in line with the iPhone 13 Pro model. iPad Pro models from 2017 already supported ProMotion, but with refresh rates between 24Hz and 120Hz. A refresh rate as low as 10Hz will allow for even greater power efficiency.

The display is also expected to use a two-stack tandem structure for increased brightness and longevity, Elec said.

Young has proven to be a reliable source of performance-related information for future Apple products. Last year, for example, they accurately claimed that the new iPad mini would feature an 8.3-inch display with the home button removed. He also revealed that the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros will have Promotion Displays.