The development of the iPhone 14 is progressing well, to the point that Apple is at the Engineering Validation Test (EVT) stage. This is the technical validation phase to ensure that everything works well with the prototypes. It is a way to ensure that the overall design meets requirements and specifications.
Technical validation phase for the iPhone 14
According to analyst Jeff Pu, who says he relies on information from production chains, the recent confinement in Shenzhen (where Foxconn’s factories are located to assemble Apple products) has not had an impact on the market. iPhone 14 EVT.
In addition to the EVT, Jeff Pu indicates that the A16 chip (which will equip the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max) will have a larger integrated circuit (die), although Apple will switch to 4 nm engraving. In comparison, the A15 chip of the iPhone 13 has an engraving in 5 nm. Incidentally, previous rumors have suggested that non-Pro iPhone 14s will still have the A15. It would be a first. For the rest, the analyst says he expects the price of the new ones to be similar to those of the iPhone 13.
It is also about the future. In 2023, Apple would offer a periscopic lens with its iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max, as well as an x5 optical zoom. Also, the analyst mentions an OLED screen for the 11 and 12.9-inch iPads, starting in 2024. He joins other rumors that have already mentioned this subject.