Three external Apple displays are said to be in development, one of which is an updated Pro Display XDR that could be powered by Apple silicon.
Pro Display XDR
A new external Apple display with Face ID could be in the works, incorporating the A13 Bionic chip along with the company's dedicated machine learning accelerator, dubbed Neural engine.
Apple must add a footnote to its Pro Display XDR product page in the United Kingdom to clarify the monitor's P3 wide color gamut in stricter terms than before to stop misleading users.
The Pro Display XDR is not a cheap monitor. But, with that price tag comes notable benefits. And in an effort to make sure the display offers the best viewing experience, Apple is helping with that.
It was rumored to be happening just last week, but now it's official: Apple Card now offers installment plans, with 0% financing, for a wide range of new Apple-branded products.
Last year, Apple introduced the Pro Display XDR alongside the brand new Mac Pro. And, since then, Apple's standalone display has earned plenty of accolades.
There is a lot of technology baked into things like the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR. So it's not surprising that Apple would like to show some of that off.
HDTVTest reviewer Vincent Teoh took Apple's Pro Display XDR through its paces, concluding that the $5,000 monitor fails to offer performance on par with Sony's BVM-HX310 reference display that takes advantage of dual-layer LCD technology and costs $43,000.
Apple's first HDR display is designed for professionals, and it has a price tag to match. The good news is that reviews for the new standalone display are positive.
BlackMagic yesterday released a new firmware update for users of its external GPUs which brings compatibility with Apple's new Pro Display XD 6K monitor to unsupported Macs.
Lunar Animation - the British company behind the visual effects in the end credits of the new film Jumanji: The Next Level - has provided an inside look at how the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR factored into their production, and how they netted some big performance and usability improvements over the iMac Pro they started with.
Apple news making the editor's desk this week include first impressions of Apple's new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, Apple's joint effort with Amazon, Google and others to solve smart home interoperability issues, and our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide.