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[* black] A deeper look at the inside of the rear-facing camera reveals just what we expect: a small lens.
[* black] Beneath the lens we see the camera's sensor.
[* black] The key feature differentiating this camera from that of the standard iPhone 6 is '''optical image stabilization'''—a technology we've [|seen before|new_window=true]. The lens element on the left is nested into a tiny metal cage, nudged to and fro by the [|electromagnetic coils|new_window=true] surrounding the sensor on the right.
[* black] Constant readings from the gyroscope and the M8 motion co-processor give the iPhone 6 Plus detailed data on the movements of your shaky human hands, allowing it to compensate by rapidly moving the lens assembly. Result: sharper, clearer photos, even in low-light environments.