Mini LED technology has once again attracted attention in recent days, as securities analyst Guo Mingxuan predicted that in the next two to three years, Apple will launch at least four products with Mini LED display panels, including the third quarter of 2020 or the release of the iPad Pro and the fourth quarter or the release of the MacBook Pro.
In the author’s opinion, although mini LED technology and OLED, Micro LED, are “LED” as the embellishment, but Mini LED is still based on a new TYPE of LCD-based backlight technology, even if it has its own low power consumption, thin thickness, low delay, bendable, punchable and other advantages, but still only backlight module, Some people think that the challenge of OLED, Micro LED’s sub-era display technology is actually biased.
(Note: Mini LED technology can be used directly as a display, but both real-world effects and cost control are hit by two-way clamping of OLED and Micro LED technologies, and the market space is extremely limited.) )
There is such a misunderstanding in fact the background is very complex, there are readers, users misread, more is the relevant enterprises murky fish want to Mini LED technology packaging more beautiful to profit.
Comparison of three backlight technologies: LCD, Mini LED and OLED
Mini LED technology as a display is still very mature
In the author’s opinion, Mini LED as an innovative technology of backlight module, can achieve more fine backlight control, to achieve the LCD panel more ideal display effect, its value is still worthy of recognition, and it is promoted as a display panel technology that can compete with OLED, Micro LED, At this stage is still relatively unreliable. We see mini LEDs as just a transition technology for LCD renewal in the transition to next-generation display technology (OLED or Micro LED).
Mini LED, Micro LED technology comparison
In the face of the huge demand of the global display panel market, as well as the existing LCD panel sufficient capacity reserves, the existence of Mini LED is reasonable and necessary, this situation is probably still to last 3 to 5 years or more, when the capacity of OLED panel is gradually increased, micro LED’s huge transfer technology is more mature, Once costs are effectively controlled, Mini LED technology should have its own curtain off.