2013-05-23

iPad 5 'to Launch in September, Just One LED Llight Bar Used for Backlighting

Reportedly, Apple's iPad 5 will be up to 33% lighter than its predecessor. The tablet is rumoured to be going into production in July ahead of a September launch, with the Cupertino firm shedding a third of the iPad 4's weight for its latest model. The next generation iPad will keep its 2048 x 1536 Retina display by using a thinner 0.2mm piece of glass. Just one LED light bar will apparently be used for backlighting - the iPad 4 currently uses a 0.25mm glass substrate and two LED light bars. Supply chain sources in Taiwan told DigiTimes that the bezel ...
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2013-04-15

iPad 5 to Adopt More Efficient LED Backlighting to Become Thinner, Lighter

Improvements to the iPad's LED backlighting will allow Apple to create a thinner iPad 5, according to NPD DisplaySearch's Paul Semenza. "It's likely that part of the thinner/lighter design will be reducing the size of the LED backlight, partly by making the display more efficient and partly by using more efficient LEDs," said Paul Semenza, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch, in an e-mail to CNET. The Retina displays of the third and fourth generation iPads required a dual-LED backlight along with a bigger battery, which caused th...
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE