i-Micronews: Yole Developpement analysts Pierre Cambou and Guillaume Girardin wrote an analysis of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus camera technology. Their conclusion is that Apple camera module team becomes less innovative over time:
"We’ll have to wait another year for the iPhone’s big hardware update. Video is the new innovation paradigm, followed most likely by 3D imaging within a few years. Now that the competition is closing in on Apple’s proposition, Apple must make a significant technological leap forward. Our take on this is that such a leap is definitely possible, and even underway. It could involve the Linx technology Apple acquired last year, the integration of STMicroelectronics’ laser ranging technology, and probably even more..."