The name somewhat gives the game away here. Mini-LEDs use very small LEDs to produce the display’s light. It is a new type of backlight tech for LCD displays and it matters because it’s a very good improvement over current LCD backlight technology while also not being too expensive. This new technology traces its roots back to traditional backlit LCD technology. Except rather than using a single large or multiple smaller locally dimmed backlights, Mini-LED uses thousands of tiny LED backlights to offer vastly superior local dimming characteristics. To meet the Mini-LED classification, these backlight diodes measure less than 0.2mm across each.
The new Apple iPad Pro 12.9" uses 10,000 Mini-LEDs vs... compare to just 72 on the previous generation model
These 10,000 individual Mini-LEDs are then organized in about 2,500 "lo