Kuo doesn't delve into specs on the display in his latest note, declaring the size, and micro LED backlight specifications. Kuo expects that the display will have some form of wide color gamut, and high contrast.
His reiteration of the MacBook Pro rumor also says that it will incorporate mini LED backlighting, but has more to do with timing for release, than anything else. Less certain in the report is a migration of the technology to a large-format iPad, but that is less clear in the note.
The TF International Securities analyst previously suspected that the MacBook pro would arrive at some point in 2019. Kuo dropped the tidbit in a research note on Feb. 17 that included information regarding a range of products. No further details on the larger MacBook Pro were offered in the note, nor is there much in Monday's note.
That mini LED MacBook Pro will boast a screen measuring between 16 and 16.5 inches on the diagonal, Kuo predicted earlier, with Monday's note suggesting that up to 17 inches is possible. If true, the MacBook Pro line will see its first significant bump in display size since Apple discontinued the 17-inch model in 2012. Currently, the largest MacBook Pro on offer features a 15-inch Retina display packing a resolution of 2,880-by-1,800 pixels.
At present, it isn't clear if Monday's note is discussing the rumored 6K display, or another resolution.
The note was obtained by the Economic Daily News who are more focusing on the supply chain implications of such a move.