Compass or Gyro? Which is more useful?

mildor

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I want to know... I can buy Moto x play with compass orMoto g4 plus with gyro...

None have both... can someone tell me please which is more useful
 

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It depends on what you use the phone for. If you use it for a lot of outdoor activities (like hiking, biking, etc.), the compass might come in handy. If you use it for gaming and VR, the gyro will be more important.
 

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You don't necessarily need a compass to determine direction -- I think you can use an accelerometer coupled with GPS to determine which way you're moving/facing.
 

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