The mini-LED suppliers of the Cupertino tech giant Apple have stated that the upcoming MacBook Pro equipped with mini-LED could be launched on time without any delay. It could be launched some in October or November as per its usual pattern despite the shortages in chip.
Earlier speculations hinted that there will be a delay in the launch of the next-generation MacBooks due to the shortage in the Apple M1X chipset. Now, the chip suppliers of Apple are stated to be back on schedule, thereby causing no delay in the launch of the Apple MacBook Pro.
Apparently, the new MacBooks are slated to be launched on time this year. The suppliers are preparing to supply four million units of the same this year, claimed DigiTimes. As per sources in the industry, the shipments for LEDs and related components to Apple assembly partners associated with MacBook Pro models are scheduled as expected.
Apple MacBook Pro With Mini-LED
As per a fresh report from IANS, the upcoming MacBook models are said to use mini-LED panels. This is said to catalyse supplier investment and take the entire industry towards the adoption of the new type of display technology.
This year, the company is expected to unveil the redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. These new models are expected to feature next-generation, advanced Apple silicon chips. Also, these are speculated to come without the Touch Bar and mark the return of the MagSafe magnetic power cable. On the whole, there will be a revamped design with a SD card slot and an HDMI port.
The well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple is actively looking forward for additional suppliers for the key Mini LED components. If it its mini-LED notebooks get positive feedback, other notebook makers and suppliers will inevitably adopt the new technology.
Besides these, Apple is develop a lighter and thinner variant of the MacBook Air, which will feature thinner bezels than those on the current generation models. Furthermore, word is that the Apple MacBook Air meant for 2021 might feature a 13-inch mini-LED display, which will be a major upgrade over the display seen on the existing MacBook Air model.