Android Phones with Gyroscope

Top Android Phones with Gyroscope and Accelerometer To Buy in 2017

Android Phones with Gyroscope and Magnetometer sensors makes a smartphone compatible for VR. Another reason to look for a smartphone with Gyroscope is the ability to play games such as Pokémon Go! In the current context of things, most of the mid to high-end devices do come with a gyroscope and a magnetometer making them “The Perfect” companion for VR/AR. Virtual reality and augmented reality (AR) are the next big thing in technology and to support it, you need better phones.

Even though low budget smartphones have improved a lot over the years, they still struggle to be compatible with the latest technologies. Although a phone equipped with a gyroscope can give you the joy of playing with VR and AR content, you need to ensure a fully compatible phone.

To enjoy your phone to its fullest, your phone will require the relevant sensors like Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, etc. Still, a basic form of a gyroscope is better than nothing for budget smartphone users. Confused? We are here to help. We have collated a list for you. Following is a list of smartphones equipped with gyroscope sensors:

Here is our List of Android Phones with Gyroscope

  1. One Plus 3T:

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This phone is dubbed to be one of the best smartphones of 2016; the 3T is even a notch higher. With a 35W Dash charging capability, the phone can get fully charged in less than an hour. Once fully charged, the 3400 mAh battery is quite sufficient for lasting throughout an entire day with average usage. Dash charging feature delivers a more consistent load and better than QuickCharge 3.0. Despite holding a high-density battery, the weight and sizes are comparatively lighter and thinner. The phone offers other attractive features such as 16 MP rear cameras, 6 GB of DDR4 RAM, 64/128 GB UFS 2.0 storage, etc. Here is a quick glance of its specifications:

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Display 5.5-inch optic AMOLED Full HD capacitive display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 401 PPI pixel density
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon TM 821 MSM 8996 Pro Quad core processor at 2.35 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM
Primary Camera 16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um Pixel size and high-speed autofocus technology, PDAF
Front Camera 16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, 1.0up Pixel size for low-light selfies and videos
Battery Capacity 3400 mAh lithium polymer nonremovable battery
Operating System Oxygen OS based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Warranty 1 year of manufacturer’s warranty on device and six months of warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Moto G5:

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Android Phones with Gyroscope

Estimations of many tech geeks were proven to be correct, as Motorola launched their Moto G4 successor, the Moto G5 along with Moto G5 plus at MWC, 2017 at Barcelona. Both these devices, specifically the Moto G5 plus comes with a refreshed metal aluminum chassis design and unibody layout. There are many improved features compared to its older siblings in the G-series lineup. However, Lenovo-owned Motorola has tried their best to keep the price in an affordable range. Here is a quick overview:

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Display 5.2 inches IPS LCD capacitive display with 1080 x 1920 resolution, 424 PPI pixel density, and 16M color support
Processor Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa Core 2.0 GHz Cortex A53
Internal Storage 32 / 64 GB. Expandable up to 256 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 12 MP with f/1.7 aperture, autofocus, dual tone flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, auto HDR and face detection
Front Camera 5 MP with f/2.2 aperture
Battery Capacity Nonremovable 3000 mAh Li-Ion Battery
Operating System Android OS, v.7.0 Nougat
Warranty Not yet announced
  1. LG G6:

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Android Phones with Gyroscope

LG is a bit of an underdog in the smartphone world. With not so popular LG G5, they are struggling with their sale figures and hopes to change fortunes with their recently launched smartphones. In this iteration, LG scrapped their modular design language; the G6 is touted to be a game changer. It possesses a taller 18:9 display with solid body build quality. Along with a gyroscope, there are other useful sensors such as an ultrasonic Fingerprint on the rear side, accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, and barometer as well. Have a glance at its features below:

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Display 5.7 inches IPS captive LCD with 1440 x 1880 resolution and 415 PPI pixel density and gorilla glass 3 protection
Processor Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, Quad core 2×2.35 GHz Kyo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo
Internal Storage 32 / 64 GB, expandable up to 256 GB with second sim slot
RAM 4 GB
Primary Camera Dual 13 MP with f/1.8, OIS, 3-axis, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
Front Camera 5 MP with f/2.2, 1080p capture quality
Battery Capacity 3300 mAh Li-Ion nonremovable battery
Operating System Android OS 7.0 nougat
Warranty Not yet announced
  1. Sony Xperia XZ Dual:

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For the hardcore Xperia fans, this is just another masterpiece from Sony. With stunning loop surface design and unified color! The fingerprint sensor is placed on the side so that it is super easy to access and use. Sony claims it to be world’s first ever phone to offer image a five-axis image stabilization system. Focus and shutter speed can be controlled manually just like you do in DSLR cameras. It is just not it! Have a glance at full features:

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Display 5.2 inches Full HD 1080p Tri-luminous display with X-Reality engine, dynamic contrast enhancement, and Gorilla Glass 4 protection
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor
Internal Storage 64 GB, expandable up to 256 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 23 MP with triple image sensing technology, 5 Axis Image Stabilization, 4K video, 0.6 sec quick launch and capture, low-light photo with ISO up to 12800
Front Camera 13 MP front camera with gesture shutter, low light capturing capability, wide angle lens and ISO up to 6400
Battery Capacity 2900 mAh battery supporting stamina mode, quick charging, etc.
Operating System Google Android M, upgradable to latest Android OS v7.0 nougat
Warranty 1 year of manufacturer’s warranty on device and six months of manufacturer’s warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Huawei P9:

Android Phones with Gyroscope

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China’s top 3 manufacturers, Huawei have delivered another well-designed smartphone without any compromises. It possesses an innovative dual-camera setup with enough power under its kitty. Upon launch, there were some issues with its Emotion user interface, which is now being resolved with an OTA update. Now that all the minor hiccups are long gone, the phone is now patched up with recent updates. Here are some of its notable features:

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Display 5.2 Inch IPS captive, Neo LCD touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 resolution, 16M color support, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Processor Hi-Silicon Kirin 955 Octa Core 4×2.5 GHz Cortex A72 and 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53
Internal Storage 32 / 64 GB
RAM 3 / 4 GB RAM
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP with f/2.2 aperture, 27 mm lens, Leica options, face detection, laser autofocus, LED dual tone flash
Front Camera 8 MP with f/2.4 aperture and 1080p resolution
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh nonremovable lithium Li-Ion Battery
Operating System Android OS v6.0 Marshmallow, upgradable to v7.0 Nougat
Warranty 1 year of manufacturer’s warranty on device, six months of warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017):

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With the new A5 2017 model, Samsung has delivered a premium flagship device for mid-range budget market. In such sense, it is unquestionably the first non-flagship device from Samsung released in 2017. It is quite easy to recommend when you have a glance at specs. It is a perfect mid-range phone. Still, One Plus 3T have quite an upper hand due to its flagship built quality and better pricing. Have a quick look at features:

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Display 5.2 inches Super AMOLED captive display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, multitouch support, Gorilla Glass 4 protection and 16M color support
Processor Octa Core 1.9 GHz Cortex A53 Processor
Internal Storage 32 GB of internal storage
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 16 MP with f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash, 27 mm lens
Front Camera 16 MP with f/1.9, 1080p
Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Operating System Android v6.0.1
Warranty 1 year of manufacturer’s warranty on device and six months of warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Xiaomi Mi Max Prime:

Phones with Dedicated SD Card Slot

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Wide viewing angle display makes it easy to watch TV shows, navigate through maps, etc. It holds biggest ever battery used in any Mi smartphone. The body is stunning with bigger and bolder gesture. The color scheme is pretty beautiful too. It comes with support to all LTE bands. It comes with 128 GB internal memory, pretty enough for any user. Here are some additional features:

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Display 6.44 inch IPS Capacitive display with 2.5 D glass, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 342 PPI pixel densities.
Processor 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A72 + ARM Cortex A53 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Octa Core Processor
Internal Storage 128 GB, expandable up to 256 GB
RAM 4 GB
Primary Camera 16 MP with 5p lens, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF autofocus, Dual-tone flash, HDR, slow motion capture
Front Camera 5 MP
Battery Capacity 4850 mAh lithium polymer battery
Operating System Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow OS with MIUI 8
Warranty 1 year of manufacturer warranty for device and six months of manufacturer warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Huawei Honor 8:

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The body/build quality of Honor 8 is pretty much similar to its bigger brothers, namely the P9 and P9 plus. However, the features aren’t. It is equipped with a dual rear camera. Compared to many smartphones devices, it delivers a premium feel. Both from the front and the back, it looks like it draws a lot of inspiration from the Samsung Galaxy S7. It also features a circular fingerprint sensor on the backside. Here are detailed features:

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Display 5.2 inches LTPS capacitive display with 1080 x 1920 resolution, 16M color support and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 423 PPI pixel density
Processor Hi-Silicon Kirin 950 Octa Core 4×2.3 GHz Cortex A72 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53
Internal Storage 32 GB, expandable up to 128 GB
RAM 4 GB
Primary Camera 12 MP dual primary camera
Front Camera 8 MP front facing camera
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh lithium-ion battery
Operating System Android v6.0 Marshmallow
Warranty 2 years of manufacturer’s warranty on device, three months for screen breakage and six months of warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS570KL:

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Asus touted it as the first ever smartphone in the world that comes with aluminum alloy uni-body and invisible antenna design. At launch time, No other smartphone in the world used the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU unit, but Zenfone 3 did. The title did not last long since all other phone manufacturers were quick to release their flagship devices. For photos & Video, it uses Sony’s latest IMX 318 camera sensor. Here is a quick glance at its specs:

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Display 5.7-inch FHD Super AMOLED display with multi-touch capacitive touchscreen and 1920 x 1080 resolution
Processor 2.4 GHz Qualcomm 8996 Pro S821 Quad Core Processor
Internal Storage 256 GB, supports additional storage card up to 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
Primary Camera 23 MP with OIS, EIS, tri tech focus, 4K video recording, 1.25 M laser focus
Front Camera 8 MP front facing camera
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh lithium polymer battery
Operating System Android v6.0 marshmallow
Warranty 1 year of manufacturer’s warranty on device and six months of warranty on inbox accessories
  1. Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus:

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Phones with Dedicated SD Card Slot

As an entry level device, it is quite a capable android smartphone for people with a tight budget. It was launched with Lenovo Theatre max VR glass and controller as well. It is one of the few entry-level devices to be fully compatible with VR. However, the functionality is not limited to Lenovo VR systems only. It’s VR Controller is also compatible with a lot of other devices as well. Here is a quick overview of its features:

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Display 5 Inch Full FHD with 1920 x 1080 resolutions and 401 PPI IPS captive technologies. Delivers 5 points multitouch and 178-degree viewing angle
Processor 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM 2 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP with autofocus, HDR, guidelines, OV13850, F2.2 max aperture, five-element lens
Front Camera 5 MP with four-element lens F2.5 max aperture
Battery Capacity 2750 mAh
Operating System Android v5.1 Lollipop
Warranty Not specified

11. Moto E3 Power

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The E3 Power is one of the most affordable phones from Motorola. It comes with a MediaTek MT6735P Quad-core SOC, running at 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 instructions. A Mali-T720MP2 GPU handles the graphics. It packs 2 GB of DDR3 RAM and 16 GB  MMC based internal memory further expandable up to 32 GB via a micro SD card. It comes with a 5-inch HD IPS LCD with 720 pixels by 1280 pixels resolution.

12. Alcatel Idol 4s

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The Idol 4S is still a market favorite for its top performance and bezel less design (Well, Almost). It comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SOC Hexa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) processor with Adreno 510 GPU for dynamic graphics and animation handling. It packs 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage capacity. The A72 cores adds excellent performance for single threaded operations.

Here are its high-level specs:

Alcatel Idol 4s Specifications
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Display  5.5-inch AMOLED display, 1440*2560 pixels
Processor Type Qualcomm Snapdragon 652,
Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)
Adreno 510 GPU
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 16 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Operating System Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Warranty 1-year

13. Moto G5 Plus (32 GB ROM & 4GB RAM)

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The G5 is currently the top of the line phone from Motorola’s G Series lineup. With Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-Core 625 @2Ghz (Cortex A53) under the hood and Adreno 506 Graphics unit, the phone comes with the same SOC as the Redmi Note 4. With Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, this phone is an excellent choice for the price. Here are some of the highlighted specs below:

Moto G5 Plus 16/32Gb Specifications
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Display 5.2″ 1080p Full HD Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Type  Snapdragon 625 @ 2.0 GHz Octa-core, Adreno 506 @650 MHz
Internal Storage
 16Gb & 32 Gb variants (e-MMC 2.0)
RAM  3/4 GB DDR3 RAM options
Primary Camera:  12 MP  f/1.7 Aperture & Dual Autofocus. 8x Digital Zoom
Secondary Camera  5 MP Ultra-Wide-angle Lens, @ f/2.2 Aperture size
Battery Capacity  3000 MaH with Quick Charging (Charger Included)
Operating System
 Android Nougat 7.0
Warranty  One year for mobile and six months for accessories

14. Huawei Honor 8 Pro

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What we like about this phone is its flagship performance at a competitive price. In some cases, it even beats the OnePlus 5 from the specifications point of view. The phones come with a 2K 5.7″ display which is class leading, compared to its peers.

Other standard options like 64 GB UFS 2.0 memory, flagship Kirin 960 processor does the heavy lifting.

Here are its high-level specifications:

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specifications
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Display  5.7-inch LTPS IPS LCD, 1440*2560 pixels
Processor  Kirin 960 octa-core with Mali-G71 GPU
Internal Storage  64/128 GB
RAM 4/6  GB
Primary Camera  Dual 12 MP
Secondary Camera  8 MP
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Operating System Android Nougat 7.0 With EMUI 5.1
Warranty  1-year

Conclusion

We hope you like our collated list of the Android Phones with Gyroscope to buy in 2017. Like always, if you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to drop us a comment below in the comment section.



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