1. We humans don't make flawless anything, we leave that to our Gods.
2. The buyers accept imperfect products today at a price they can pay, rather than a "perfect" product 20 years in the future at the price of a house
3. The buyers cannot agree how a perfect product should be like, its called preference.
4. The industry want to sell new top-of-the range products, therefore they must spread tech advances in time and across the product range.
Camera people tend to be somewhat technical and curious. I don't think that fits in with the Apple strategy ("don't like the automatic exposure? too bad, we know what is best for you, perhaps you should find another scene?"). To be honest, I would rather see Google make my next camera ("we will let you do anything as long as we may beam up every image you ever take to our mother-ship"). Or perhaps not...