“Citi Research believes that all new 5.5-inch″ Apple iPhone 7′s coming this fall will be equipped with dual rear cameras,” Shuli Ren reports for Barron’s. “The street currently thinks the new 5.5″ iPhone will come with two models, one with dual cameras and one without.”
“Sony could be a major beneficiary,” Ren reports. “But one question is: Will Sony’s image sensor factories be able to churn out orders for Apple after the recent earthquakes? Citi’s Arthur Lai thinks Sony might be able to make it.”
We believe the dual-cam spec will be two 12MP lens sets. We suspect one of them will be a 5-piece structure and the other a 6-piece. We model Largan to have 80% market share in iPhone dual-cam. — Arthur Lai, Citi Research analyst
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MacDailyNews Take: With one a 5-piece and the other a 6-piece, the idea of individual 5.5-inch iPhone Plus and “iPhone Pro” models is still alive.