Apple could release a 31.6-inch 6K external display this year
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has launched a brand new report about future Apple merchandise — 9to5mac obtained the report. The corporate may very well be engaged on a brand new 31.6-inch exterior show with a 6K decision that might work notably effectively with the Mac Professional. New iPad and MacBook Professional fashions with higher shows are additionally within the works.
Apple used to promote external displays however stopped promoting the most recent mannequin in 2016. The 27-inch Apple Thunderbolt Show had an aluminum case and an LED-backlit LCD show. It had 4 instances fewer pixels than the 27-inch 5K iMac with a decision of 2560×1440 pixels. And it by no means made the swap to Thunderbolt 3.
When Apple told TechCrunch that it was engaged on a Mac Professional, the corporate confirmed there can be a brand new exterior show. “We want them to know we are going to work on a display for a modular system,” Apple SVP of Worldwide Advertising Phil Schiller instructed Matthew Panzarino.
In line with Ming-Chi Kuo’s report, the brand new show will come earlier relatively than later. Apple plans to launch the gadget in the course of the second or third quarter of this yr. I wouldn’t be stunned to see an announcement on June 3 at WWDC.
As for brand new iPad and MacBook Professional fashions, Ming-Chi Kuo has realized that Apple will use mini-LED know-how to enhance shade gamut, distinction ratios, and so on. This new know-how also needs to enhance battery efficiency in comparison with conventional LED shows.
These new units with mini-LED shows will arrive in the marketplace on the finish of 2020 or sooner or later in the course of the first half of 2021. It’s unclear if Apple plans to replace the MacBook Professional earlier than then.