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Apple CEO Tim Cook first mentioned the name of the company he works with for iPhone cameras.
Apple announced on Tuesday that it has invested more than $100 billion in the Japanese supply network over the past five years and announced that CEO Tim Cook had visited the country.
Cook visited the city of Kumamoto in southwestern Japan, which is home to several semiconductor factories, including a facility under construction by TSMC. Apple CEO also visited a Sony facility here and made contacts.
Tim Cook reveals who is behind iPhone cameras
Cook announced on Twitter that Apple has been partnering with Sony for cameras for more than 10 years.
“We have partnered with Sony for over a decade to build the world’s leading camera sensors for the iPhone,” Cook wrote. Thank you to Ken and everyone on the team for showing me around the state-of-the-art facility in Kumamoto today.”
Apple’s investments in Japan are growing rapidly
Apple said in a statement that it has increased its spending on suppliers in Japan by more than 30 percent since 2019, with a network spanning nearly 1,000 companies from multinationals to family businesses.
On the other hand, Apple has named Sony as one of its largest suppliers in Japan to provide camera sensors for iPhone products.