As Apple is reported to release a 15-inch MacBook Air over the coming months, a brand-new report declares that an even larger upgrade remains in shop for the 13-inch design.
According to Korea-based The Elec ( translation), Apple has actually relied on Samsung Show as the maker for the MacBook Air’s OLED screen, which has actually formerly been reported to show up in late 2024. The Elec mentions a 13.3-inch screen in advancement, which is the size utilized in the M1 design from 2020. Apple changed to a bigger 13.6-inch display screen when it presented the M2 design in 2022.
Nevertheless, there might be a factor for that. The Elec reports that the display screen has a “strong test nature for mass production of OLED for the future MacBook Pro.” That might imply the 13.3-inch design never ever really makes it to production.
Previous reports declared the MacBook Pro would be the very first laptop computer to shift to OLED screens. The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro presently utilize Apple’s XDR LED tech with HDR and high-refresh-rate Promo.
The Elec declares Apple likewise evaluated a Samsung OLED panel for the 10.9-inch iPad Air prior to stopping the job in September 2021. The publication states Apple eventually eliminated the job due to volume and expense issues however is still intending on launching an OLED iPad Pro in 2024.
The 2 procedures are various, nevertheless. The Elec reports that the iPad Pro’s OLED display screen will use Samsung’s double-stack technique that stacks 2 light-emitting layers, while the MacBook Air’s screen utilizes a single-stack technique.
Apple is reported to be introducing a brand-new 15-inch MacBook Air at some point this spring, however that design will likely utilize the exact same LCD innovation as the 13.6-inch design.