The MacBook Air and iPad Pro with OLED screen could arrive in 2024
If you're thinking of buying a Mac or iPad with an OLED screen, you'll have to wait at least another year. Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants and who usually reveals very precise information about Apple devices, has detailed in a tweet sent to his subscribers (via macrumours) that the company plans to release a MacBook Air with an OLED display in 2024along with two iPad Pro 11 and 12.9 inches that will also have OLED technology.
As revealed by Young a few months ago, the OLED panels for the MacBok Air and iPad Pro, which will presumably be manufactured by Samsung, would have a tandem structure of two batteries. This will make the displays twice as bright as other OLED panels. manufactured in an emission layer. In addition, and as stated The Electthis type of structure also Quadruples the life of the screen. The aforementioned medium even reported a few months ago that mass production would begin at the end of 2023 and would be ready in 2024.
On the other hand, both the MacBook Air and the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro with OLED, They would arrive with ProMotion, which offers a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz. Although it is not a novelty in the case of the iPad, it would be the first time that the company includes this screen refresh rate in an Air model. Well, let's remember, the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros already include this technology in their panels.
The OLED panel of the MacBook Air will be more efficient than the screens of the current MacBook Pro
The truth is that it is nothing new that Apple is going to implement OLED panels on Mac and iPad. The company, in fact, has been making a transition in the technology of the screens of its devices for years. The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, for example, feature mini-LED displays that, unlike previous-generation LCD panels, don't require a backlight; so that They are more efficient and also offer greater contrast.
Nevertheless, the pixels of mini-LED screens do not work independently, as it does with the OLED technology that will reach the MacBook Air, but they act in proportions. For this reason, it is common to see beams of light in those black areas that are surrounded by a color; something that can also affect the battery life of the equipment.
Of course, the 2024 MacBook Air won't be the only computer with an OLED display. Manzana I would also upgrade the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros with this technology, although we do not know when it will.