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Guo Mingzhang: Apple will use Mini LED screens in 6 products next year

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Editor’s note: This article is from Tencent Technology, reviewed by Cheng Xi, and published with permission from 36 氪.In the report, Guo Mingyu said that next year, Apple plans to launch up to six devices with Mini LED screens, including high-end configuration tablet computers launched in the third quarter of 2020 and 16-inch Apple notebook computers launched in the fourth quarter of 2020.In the past few years, it has been found that Apple ’s innovation and upgrades in electronic hardware are shrinking. Some changes in Apple products are often related to display screens, such as the addition of different sizes or the shift from traditional LCD screens to OLED screens.According to the latest foreign media news, a well-known technology analyst from China who has been following Apple ’s development for a long time, Minguo Guo, a research report released on Monday, said that Apple plans to use a type of mini-LED in its notebook and tablet series starting next year.(Mini LED) new display technology.In the report, Guo Mingyu said that next year, Apple plans to launch up to six devices with Mini LED screens, including high-end configuration tablet computers launched in the third quarter of 2020 and 16-inch Apple notebook computers launched in the fourth quarter of 2020.Guo Mingdi has previously stated that he considers Mini LED screens to be a key differentiating technology for Apple’s medium screen size products, including devices that are larger than Apple mobile phone screens.”We believe that Apple is planning Mini LED display products; the first to be launched in the third quarter is the high-end iPad Pro, which will be equipped with an A14X processor and a 12.9-inch display; the second will be 16-inch in the fourth quarterApple MacBook Pro. “Guo Mingyu said in a report released on Monday.At present, the main display screens used by Apple electronics products include LCD screens and OLED screens. In the field of smart phones, Apple is still introducing LCD versions, but OLED screens with better picture quality and more power saving have become a major trend.According to reports, Mini LED has several advantages over liquid crystal displays and OLED displays currently used for small-sized products.They provide higher contrast and are less prone to burn-in caused by fixed images.Guo Mingjiu has long been known for publishing research on unreleased Apple products that have focused on Apple supply chain companies.Guo Mingyi is able to grasp information on Apple-type products from some supply chain channels, and many research reports have also been verified by facts in the past, so he has certain authority in the technology industry and the media.Apple declined to comment on upcoming products.Previously, Apple released a new 16-inch Apple laptop in October with a new keyboard design to replace the butterfly keyboard that triggered consumer class action.Although Apple has less and less innovative upgrades in smartphones and laptops, the company still seems to have enough interest in displays and screens.In 2016, Apple stopped developing and producing Thunderbolt Display displays, but the company stated that it will continue to develop various display technologies and apply them to future hardware products.