The sources indicated that the actual thickness of the backlighting panel used in the new Apple notebook has yet to be revealed. Market rumors indicated that Apple reportedly asked for display panels with a thickness of less than 0.6cm, but the thickness of LED-backlit panels currently produced by most Taiwan-based makers measure between 0.6-0.8cm, the sources noted.Market sources estimate 15% of the global notebook shipments this year will feature a LED-backlit LCD display.
With the increasing popularity of LED-backlighting applications, some Taiwan panel makers have begun developing LED-backlit panels in 0.4-0.6cm thickness, said the sources.
MacBook Air to boost LED-backlit growth
Posted on Monday, Jan 21 2008 @ 11:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck