OLED iPad: Here’s everything we know

OLED iPad: Here’s everything we know

August 6, 2022 0 By José Adorno

After introducing iPads with LCD and miniLED display technologies over this past decade, Apple is said to be readying an OLED iPad. While other competitors already offer tablets with an OLED display, here’s why Apple is taking so long, why it’s planning to do it now, and which models will get the perfect blacks this technology features.

Why is Apple readying an OLED iPad now?

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that the first OLED iPad would launch in 2022 but subsequently said this plan had been abandoned. In a later report, the analyst said Apple is still expecting to launch an OLED iPad sometime in the near future.

DSCC’s Ross Young recently talked about why, after all these years, Apple decided to manufacture an OLED iPad – and the answer is pretty simple. Costs are falling. Young believes not only will the performance of OLED panels improve in the next few years thanks to tandem stacks, and phosphorescent blue emitters, but costs will also fall from larger fabs.

When should we expect an OLED iPad to be unveiled?

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