OLED iPad Pros, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs to Launch in That Order

Apple's upcoming iPad Pro models with OLED displays will be followed by sequential OLED MacBook Pro and OLED MacBook Air launches over the next three years, according to analyst Jeff Pu from Haitong International Technology Research.

Oled iPads and MackBook Pro Notch
In a new investor memo seen by MacRumors, Pu said Apple intends to update the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with OLED screens sometime in 2026, which tallies with the timeframe previously predicted by Ross Young of research firm Display Supply Chain Consultants.

Pu also reiterated widely rumored next-generation 11-inch and 13-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ models launching in 2024 that will also be equipped with OLED displays, with Apple aiming to ship 10 million units in the first year.

There are currently no Macs or iPads with OLED displays. Compared to current ‌iPad Pro‌ and MacBook Pro models with LCD-based mini-LED screens, benefits of OLED technology would include increased brightness, higher contrast ratio with deeper blacks, improved power efficiency for longer battery life, and more.

Pu also said that Apple is actively developing an OLED screen for the ‌MacBook Air‌, although the release of the OLED MacBook Pro is expected to come first. Previous reports have suggested that Samsung Display is developing a 13.3-inch OLED panel for a future ‌MacBook Air‌ model amid Apple's plans to switch several of its product lines to the display technology.

Tags: OLED, Jeff Pu
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Top Rated Comments

SanderEvers Avatar
4 weeks ago
I just want an OLED iPad Mini.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
spaxxedout Avatar
4 weeks ago
Hear me out. What if Apple made an e-ink iPad made specifically for news+. E-ink corp supplies Amazon, kobo etc. Apple’s display could achieve true white and black without needing a backlight or flicker. Would also align with carbon neutral and help them reenter education in a profound way.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
senttoschool Avatar
4 weeks ago

benefits of OLED technology would include increased brightnes
Is this true? I thought Mini LED beats OLED in brightness for large screens.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hop Avatar
4 weeks ago
*glances at his OLED TV with the YouTube progress bar burned into it and shakes his head*
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RealE Avatar
4 weeks ago
Ok, but when will we get a 30-to-32-inch OLED iMac? ;P
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
miniyou64 Avatar
4 weeks ago
OLED is a ridiculously overrated technology. Especially because of the incessant flickering of PWM
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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