The new iPad Pro are in the pipeline and should be presented in April, according to Bloomberg . However, Apple is reportedly facing a slight shortage of Mini-LED panels, the main component of its upcoming 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
The paper of the two American journalists also relates that the largest model of iPad faces a slight shortage of Mini-LED panels . The Cupertino company is working with four suppliers for its new displays and it seems that at least one of them has stopped production due to insufficient performance. A problem that would not prevent Apple from announcing its tablets in April during a Keynote whose announcement is still pending. In any case, Bloomberg’s revelations corroborate the statements of the Nikkei newspaper , which already mentioned difficulties in the production of screens in a context of a shortage of components affecting the world of tech, and in particular Apple .
Shortage of components: Apple’s iPad Pro could be launched in limited quantities
The global shortage of electronic components would now affect Apple, which would suffer significant delays in the production of some …
The iPad Pro 11 “, it would be immune to these problems, since it would have to be content with a screen based on conventional LCD technology. This would immediately mean for Apple a staggered release for its two new tablets. A pattern similar to what was done for the availability of the iPhone 12 in 2020, with a release one month apart. The 11-inch version would therefore have the first scoop, while we would have to wait for a shortly before they can get their hands on the top-of-the-range model.
In addition to a new screen, this vintage 2021 iPad would incorporate a new processor rivaling the Apple M1 chips found in recent MacBook and Mac Mini. The USB-C port would also be upgraded to provide wider compatibility with accessories or displays. There is also a rumor of improved photographic capabilities, without further details.