A company called Metalenz has developed a way to make lenses much cheaper (25-50%) and smaller (50% or more) by developing micro lenses on silicon. At least that is the gist of what they are developing. Sounds like the first wave would be targeted at larger sensor cameras and then cellphones once they get to smaller silicon processes.
Here is a overview of the topic by a writer from AnAndTech. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65fx9qB68HE
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