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MacBook With Foldable Display Will Actually Have 18.8-Inch Screen, Analyst Says

Thursday May 23, 2024 8:59 am PDT by
Less than two hours after Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said a MacBook with either an 18.8-inch or 20.2-inch foldable screen would launch in 2026, display industry expert Ross Young has said the device will indeed feature around an 18.8-inch screen. A foldable-screen MacBook concept by Astropad In a post on social media platform X, limited to his paying subscribers, Young said he expects the...
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'iPhone 17 Slim' Said to Feature 6.55-Inch Display

Monday May 6, 2024 9:18 am PDT by
Apple's iPhone 17 Plus or "‌iPhone‌ 17 Slim" will feature a 6.55-inch display, according to Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) analyst Ross Young. In a post to subscribers on X (formerly Twitter), Young added to a report first shared yesterday by Haitong International Securities Jeff Pu. Pu claimed that the ‌iPhone‌ 17 Plus, rumored to launch in 2025, could be replaced by an "iPhone 17...
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12.9-Inch iPad Air Now Rumored to Feature Mini-LED Display

Thursday April 18, 2024 7:37 am PDT by
The rumored 12.9-inch iPad Air that is expected to be announced in May will be equipped with a mini-LED display like the current 12.9-inch iPad Pro, according to Ross Young, CEO of research firm Display Supply Chain Consultants. The existing 10.9-inch iPad Air is equipped with a standard LCD panel, and the move to mini-LED technology for the 12.9-inch model would provide increased brightness for...
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iPhone 17 Plus Rumored to Feature Smaller Screen Than iPhone 15 Plus

Wednesday April 17, 2024 1:35 pm PDT by
While the iPhone 16 series is still months away from launching, another rumor has already surfaced about the two-generations-away iPhone 17 lineup. In a post shared today on social media platform X, oft-accurate display industry expert Ross Young said he heard that the "iPhone 17 Plus" will be equipped with a smaller screen than the current-generation iPhone 15 Plus, which has a 6.7-inch...
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New iPads Likely to Begin Shipping in April

Monday March 18, 2024 9:52 am PDT by
Apple's new iPad Pro models with OLED displays will likely begin shipping to customers in April, according to information shared today by Ross Young, CEO of display industry research firm Display Supply Chain Consultants. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman also said the new iPad Pro models might not ship until "deeper" into April in his Power On newsletter on Sunday:I've repeatedly said that new...
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12.9-Inch iPad Air Display Shipments Reportedly Underway Ahead of March 2024 Launch

Sunday December 10, 2023 10:13 am PST by
2023 is set to become the first calendar year with no new iPads released in the device's history, but updates to the entire iPad lineup are expected next year. Notably, it has been rumored that the next iPad Air will be released in two sizes. Apple's supply chain started shipments of display panels for a larger 12.9-inch iPad Air this month, according to a post on X today from Ross Young,...
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MacBook Pro With OLED Display Likely Still at Least Three Years Away

Wednesday October 11, 2023 10:43 am PDT by
Apple's first MacBook Pro models with OLED displays are still at least three years away from launching, according to information shared today by Ross Young, CEO of research firm Display Supply Chain Consultants. On a display-related webinar with Bloomberg Intelligence's Woo Jin Ho, Young said it will take a few years for Apple's supply chain partners to build out manufacturing lines for mass ...
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Apple's AR/VR Headset Display Specs: 5000+ Nits Brightness for HDR, 1.41-Inch Diagonal Display and More

Tuesday May 30, 2023 11:04 am PDT by
The AR/VR headset that Apple plans to introduce at the Worldwide Developers Conference next week has long been rumored to feature 4K micro OLED displays with an 8K total resolution, but notable display analyst Ross Young today shared some additional specifications that give some insight into how the headset will work. Concept render by Ian Zelbo Each of the two displays will measure in at...
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iPhone 16 Pro to Feature Taller Aspect Ratio, Regular iPhone 17 to Follow and Add ProMotion in 2025

Tuesday May 30, 2023 8:07 am PDT by
The iPhone 16 Pro models will feature a taller aspect ratio of 19.6:9, a change that will trickle down to the standard iPhone 17 models the following year, new forecasts from display analyst Ross Young claim. The iPhone 14 lineup has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a specification that is expected to remain the same across this year's iPhone 15 lineup. The change with the ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ models...
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Larger 6.3-Inch and 6.9-Inch Displays to Be Exclusive to iPhone 16 Pro and Pro Max

Friday May 12, 2023 7:03 am PDT by
Apple plans to introduce larger 6.3 and 6.9-inch display sizes for the iPhone 16 Pro and Pro Max in 2024, but the change in screen size will be limited to the Pro models. The standard iPhone 16 models are expected to feature the same 6.1 and 6.7-inch display sizes that Apple has used for the last several years. The information comes from display analyst Ross Young, who often shares accurate...
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iPhone 16 Pro and Pro Max to Feature Larger 6.3-Inch and 6.9-Inch Displays

Monday May 8, 2023 7:47 pm PDT by
iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max models launching in 2024 will feature around 6.3-inch and 6.9-inch display sizes, respectively, according to oft-accurate display industry analyst Ross Young of Display Supply Chain Consultants. Young informed MacRumors that the 6.3-inch and 6.9-inch display sizes are rounded up. In response to our news story, Young said he will reveal the actual sizes to...
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Apple's Rumored 27-Inch Display With ProMotion No Longer Planned 'For Now'

Monday April 10, 2023 9:19 am PDT by
Apple has abandoned its plans to release a 27-inch external monitor with mini-LED backlighting, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants. Young initially expected the monitor to launch in 2022, but a release has yet to materialize. In a tweet shared with paying subscribers today, Young said that Apple has "killed off" the display "for now" for reasons unclear, despite ...
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Under-Display Face ID Reportedly to Debut on 'iPhone 17 Pro'

Monday April 3, 2023 9:05 am PDT by
The "iPhone 17 Pro" will be the first ‌iPhone‌ to feature under-panel Face ID technology, according to display analyst Ross Young. In an updated roadmap shared on Twitter earlier today, Young claimed that the under-display ‌Face ID‌ technology will still be accompanied by a circular cutout for the front-facing camera. This implementation is expected to persist until 2027's "Pro" ‌iPhone‌...
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120Hz ProMotion Rumored to Expand to Non-Pro iPhones in Two Years

Monday April 3, 2023 8:56 am PDT by
Apple will expand ProMotion to the standard iPhone models in two years, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants. ProMotion was first introduced on the iPhone 13 Pro models in 2021 and remains exclusive to Pro models for now. In a tweet today, Young provided a roadmap outlining various display-related technologies coming to future iPhones. Notably, the roadmap...
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MacBook Air With Slightly Smaller 13.4-Inch OLED Display Rumored

Thursday March 30, 2023 9:31 am PDT by
Apple is developing a MacBook Air with a 13.4-inch OLED display, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants. The new model would have a slightly smaller display compared to the existing MacBook Air with a 13.6-inch LCD panel. In a tweet shared with paid subscribers today, Young added that the MacBook Pro is unlikely to adopt an OLED display until 2026, when Apple's...
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Under-Display Face ID on iPhone Still at Least Two Years Away, Says Analyst

Thursday March 9, 2023 7:50 am PST by
Apple is unlikely to move Face ID components under the iPhone's display until 2025 at the earliest, according to display industry consultant Ross Young, who has a very good track record with display-related information about future Apple products. Young had previously expected Apple to launch its first iPhone with under-display Face ID in 2024, but he now believes the timeframe has been...
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15-Inch MacBook Air Still on Track to Launch in April, Says Analyst

Monday March 6, 2023 12:29 pm PST by
Apple's rumored 15-inch MacBook Air is still on track to launch in April, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants. Young has a very good track record with display-related information about future Apple products. Last month, Young said Apple's supply chain had started production of display panels for a new 15-inch MacBook Air, which would be the largest display size...
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15-Inch MacBook Air Rumored to Launch in April as Display Production Begins

Monday February 13, 2023 6:51 am PST by
Apple's supply chain started production of display panels for a new 15.5-inch MacBook Air this month, according to display industry analyst Ross Young, who has a very good track record with rumors about future Apple products over the past few years. In a tweet shared with his subscribers today, Young said he expects the new MacBook Air to launch in "early April" given that display production ...
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Apple's Rumored 27-Inch Display With Mini-LEDs Delayed Yet Again

Friday February 10, 2023 9:25 am PST by
Apple's rumored 27-inch external display with mini-LED backlighting is no longer expected to launch in the first quarter of 2023, according to display industry analyst Ross Young, who has a very good track record with rumors about future Apple products. Young today informed MacRumors that he has not seen any signs of the display entering mass production, suggesting that a launch is not...
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Apple's Custom MicroLED Display for Apple Watch Rumored to Be Made by LG

Friday January 13, 2023 6:50 am PST by
Apple's custom-designed microLED displays for future Apple Watch models will be made by LG, according to display analyst Ross Young. In a tweet, Young explained that LG Display is constructing a small production line to supply Apple with microLED displays destined for an Apple Watch model due to launch in 2025. The facility will reportedly supply microLED backplanes and assemble Apple's...