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iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus are expected to feature a new 12 MP shooter that includes the Sony RGBW camera sensor. Reuters

According to G for Games, the forthcoming iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which are expected to go on sale in September, will feature a 12 MP camera. That would be an upgrade from the 8 MP camera present on the current iPhones. Citing a Japanese source (feng.com), G for Games further claims that the camera sensor will be manufactured by Sony.

Instead of the usual RGB camera sensor, the new camera will featuer Sony’s RGBW sensor that includes a white sub-pixel which will make it possible to enhance the performance of the camera in dim lighting locations.

The Japanese report also claims that the newer camera will be able to autofocus at a faster pace.

Phone Arena says the news about the improved camera sensor puts an end to the rumor of a dual camera setup for the next generation iPhones. Apple Insider reports the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus will come with equipped with screen sizes of 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch, respectively. It also is expected to bring on the much hyped Force Touch feature that will enable the display to distinguish between different touch pressures and carry relevant actions.

As of this writing, there is no confirmation from Apple on the names and alleged features of the successor models for the iPhone 6 models that. Also, Apple has not confirmed anything about the camera setup or its new Sony camera sensor for the upcoming iPhones.