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Does the basic G6 include a magnetometer?

2018-06-17, 21:36 PM

Does the Motorola G6 Dual SIM Smartphone as available in the UK include a magnetometer to allow a compass app to be installed?

I am talking here about the basic (not the "Plus") version of the G6.

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Re: Does the basic G6 include a magnetometer?

2018-06-18, 9:43 AM

 wrote:

Does the Motorola G6 Dual SIM Smartphone as available in the UK include a magnetometer to allow a compass app to be installed?

I am talking here about the basic (not the "Plus") version of the G6.


Yes, it has a magnetometer, but not all compass applications work properly. Install what I gave the link below, it's a very good compass. For me, Moto G6 works perfectly. The first time you ask for calibration, you have to make several times the phone in the shape of a figure eight, then the compass will work properly.

 

3D version:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.simplywerx.compass3d

 

2D version:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.simplywerx.compass2d

 

Both versions are free and without advertising.

I recommend the 3D version because it works in both modes (3D / 2D).

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