Upcoming MacBook Pro Models Could Feature 120Hz Mini-LED Displays

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Apple today announced an upcoming “Unleashed” event for Monday, October 18, and the event is expected to focus on the MacBook Pro, which is long overdue for a refresh.

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We’ve been hearing endless exciting rumors about the new machines, but this morning, display analyst Ross Young shared something new – the upcoming MacBook Pro models could feature a 120Hz refresh rate.

In a Twitter conversation, Young said that the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will feature mini-LED displays with 120Hz refresh rates. We’ve heard about the possibility of a mini-LED display prior to now, but Young says that it is “100% confirmed.”

He claims that Apple will use the same panel suppliers that it uses for the iPad Pro, and oxide backplanes, mini-LED backlights, and 120Hz refresh rates are expected. Though he says mini-LED technology is a sure thing, Young seems less sure about the inclusion of a faster 120Hz “ProMotion” refresh rate, though it appears to be a possibility.

“We believe they will be 120Hz,” Young wrote in response to someone who asked whether a 120Hz refresh rate was confirmed.

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