DSCC CEO Ross Young Says Recent Rumors Are False And iPad mini 6 Won’t Use Mini-LED Display
Rumor denied: no mini-LED display planned for the iPad 6 mini
the The 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro (2021) features a mini LED display that uses a much higher number of LEDs as the backlight to deliver deeper blacks, more vivid colors, and other improvements to the screen. There have been several rumors that have spread like wildfire claiming that Apple plans to equip the next unannounced iPad mini 6 with a mini-LED display. But today, the co-founder of Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) Ross Young refuted this rumor in a new tweet.
In the tweet, Young pointed out that the source of the original rumor, Digitimes, was incorrect and that the iPad mini 6 will not offer a mini-LED display this year. That’s not to say the sixth-generation iPad mini won’t release this year, just that it won’t deliver the enhanced images seen on a mini-LED display.
According to previous rumors, the iPad mini 6 will be powered by the Apple A15 Bionic chipset made by TSMC using its improved 5nm process node. The tablet itself is said to have thinner bezels, square corners, and a power button built into a Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Speculation also calls for finding a USB-C port on the tablet with a smart connector also on board.
And of course, we wouldn’t tackle the upcoming iPad mini slate without mentioning that foreboding TF International analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has requested that a larger 8.5- to 9-inch screen be used with the iPad mini 6. This would be on top of the 7.9 inch screen that has traditionally been used on iPad mini units.