The iPhone 6s is finally here and 3D Touch stands front and center as the device’s most intriguing new feature. With over 90 sensors packed into the display, the iPhone 6s can granularly detect how much pressure a user is applying to the screen. As a result, the iPhone 6s features the most efficient and powerful incarnation of iOS we’ve seen to date.
While the possibilities for 3D Touch are endless — especially in the realm of gaming — Apple has already found a number of good uses for the technology across its own selection of bundled apps. For instance, a heavy press on the camera icon enables users to quickly take a selfie. If a user heavy press on the Maps app, they can easily and more quickly share their location with friends or access directions home. Even more useful is Apple’s implementation of peek and pop, a feature which allows iPhone 6s users to preview content without actually opening up a new application.