LG working on bringing OLED displays to future iPad and MacBook models

Old iPad and MacBook Pro Notch

LG is working to supply Apple with OLED display panels for two iPad models before providing larger panels for the company’s first OLED MacBooks around 2025. Elec Report.

Old iPad and MacBook Pro Notch

LG Display is reportedly aiming to supply Apple with a Gen 8.5 OLED panel for Apple’s first OLED MacBook. The device is said to be launched “around 2025”.

LG is evaluating the submission process to manufacture Gen 8.5 OLED panels at its Pazu facility from December 2021. Elec Claims. The evaluation process will reportedly take up to a year to complete. Previous reports have indicated that LG’s factory in Paju, South Korea, plays a key role in Apple’s plans to offer iPads with OLED displays, as well as increase the supply of OLED displays for future iPhone models.

Elec It also reported that LG plans to use its Gen 6 OLED production lines for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad models, which will debut sometime earlier than the first OLED MacBooks. Since the launch of OLED MacBooks around 2025 will be followed by Apple’s first two OLED iPads, LG plans to use larger substrates like Gen 8.5 as more panels can be cut per substrate in less time.

Yesterday, renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo tweeted that the launch of Apple’s first MacBook with OLED display is dependent on the launch of 11-inch and 12.9-inch OLED iPad models in 2024, according to today’s report. Elec,

LG is believed to be planning to begin mass production of LTPO OLED panels for the iPad between 2023 and 2024, making the rumored 2025 deadline for the launch of the first OLED MacBooks plausible.