As you know, one of the key new features of the iPhone 4S is its incredible camera. Indeed, it’s not only faster, but packs an 8MP sensor, a larger 2.4 aperture, and an amazing IR filter that will make colors look better than ever. Many of you have been asking to see how it performs, and Apple complied by posting some unedited first shots.

Here they are (tap to enhance):

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In comparison, here is what Apple was able to pull off on the iPhone 4 last year:

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Then here is an iPhone 4 shot (on the left) and iPhone 4S shot (on the right, resolution had to be lowered), to compare :
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(via Apple)