According to an new report in BloombergApple’s suppliers would struggle with low production yields for the new Mini LED display, said to be the main feature of the new 12.9-inch model; one manufacturer has reportedly ceased production.
Nikkei reported last week that iPad production had slowed due to a shortage of displays and display components, although the publication did not specify which models were affected. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurmanthe new iPad Pro lineup is expected to be announced later this month.
However, the larger model may have a later ship date. The smaller model will reportedly not use the Mini LED display, but other upgrades across the line would include a faster processor comparable in power to the M1 chip in Apple’s new Macs, as well as an improved USB-C port. and better cameras. .