Apple’s MacBook laptops are still using LCD screens. This is versus the iPhone which has switched to OLED, and the iPad Pros which have adopted mini LED. However, that could change later this year because a report from DigiTimes is claiming that Apple is expected to launch mini LED MacBook Pros later this year.
This seems to go against an earlier report which suggested that due to manufacturing issues, the mini LED MacBooks could be delayed to 2022. However, DigiTimes’ report claims that Apple might have found a new supplier in Osram Opto Semiconductors who will deliver some of the components needed for the laptop.
What’s interesting is that we have recently heard rumors that Apple could actually announce new MacBook Pros at WWDC 2021 next week. Apple doesn’t usually announce new hardware at the event, so maybe the company thinks it would be a good time to do so, especially since it will be held virtually and is also pre-recorded.
We suppose announcing the laptops in June and releasing it later does technically make it the second half of 2021, but we’ll have to wait and see. So, if you’re looking to upgrade to a MacBook Pro, then maybe holding off until next week might be a good idea.