Apple tends to maintain extremely quiet about its provide chain. So quiet, in actual fact, that apart from teardowns, it’s virtually unattainable to know what suppliers have made what parts for Apple’s line of computer systems, smartphones, tablets and equipment.

It’s because of this {that a} latest Twitter put up from Apple CEO, Tim Prepare dinner, stands out as a uncommon exception to this unwritten rule. In it, we see Prepare dinner alongside Sony CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, because the pair look over a pair of iPhones on a desk that seems to have some form of testing equipment, presumably used for Sony Semiconductor picture sensors.

Click on the picture to be directed to the tweet on Twitter.

Along with the picture, Prepare dinner reveals that Apple has been utilizing Sony Semiconductor picture sensors ‘for over a decade to create the world’s main digicam sensors for iPhone.’ This marks the primary time Apple has confirmed it’s utilizing Sony Semiconductor picture sensors for its cell gadgets, even when it’s been deduced by different means throughout varied fashions.

It isn’t clear when precisely this picture was taken, however there seems to be an iPhone 14 Pro and an iPhone 14 on the desk, based mostly on the colours and digicam arrays. You’ll be able to try our detailed article on Apple’s newest iPhone 14 Professional and 14 Professional Max fashions to see the newest imaging tech Apple has packed inside its flagship gadgets.