Apple Most Likely To Modify The LED Back-Light For The Next Generation iPads

Posted Nov 7, 2011

According to Taiwanese based back-light unit suppliers, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently being offered two alternative backlight solutions to choose from for the next-generation iPad. The next-generation iPads are expected to adopt LCD panels that have resolutions that are higher than 2048×1536. This means that the current single LED light bar that the iPad 2 has to be modified to strengthen the brightness on the panels. Most likely Apple will use dual-LED light bars and suppliers have been able to resolve issues that are related to heat dissipation and battery consumption for this design. [DigiTimes]