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[* black] Back to rose gold tacks... It's time to take out the iPhone's new Taptic Engine.
[* black] A blast of X-ray radiation reveals a peek at the linear oscillating mechanism underlying Apple's latest mechanical wonder, said to reach peak output after just one oscillation.
[* icon_note] That's not Photoshopped for contrast—dense materials like magnets absorb more X-rays, so the haptic feedback mechanism looks dark and crisp compared to other materials (like the aluminum frame).
[* black] Once removed, there's not much to give it away on the outside—just a couple of spring contacts and the usual array of cryptic markings.