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Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

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Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

The white paper mentions that the Xperia SP phone has no magnetometer, however, says he has eCompass.

Xperia™ SP have magnetometer or not?

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Re: Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

Our blogger Joe Padre confirms no magnetometer with the Xperia SP here: http://developer.sonymobile.com/2013/03/18/xperia-sp-xperia-l-two-newest-additions-that-broaden-sony... (Comment 13)

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Genius
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Re: Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

Our blogger Joe Padre confirms no magnetometer with the Xperia SP here: http://developer.sonymobile.com/2013/03/18/xperia-sp-xperia-l-two-newest-additions-that-broaden-sony... (Comment 13)

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One time poster
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I recently purchased xperia sp.. Used it a week without problem.. Aftr a week I cme to know about the power key in my sp is nt properly aligned.. its inside out. . is this ok or is my handset faulty..?? Please help
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Re: Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

jluisfa:

 

As latest version (august 2013 rev.) of whitepaper says, all versions of SP (C5302, C5303 and C5306) really have magnetometer. Download it again and you'll see :smileysmileywink: Try it here.

Or try some of "sensor tester" applications from Google Play... If you already have SP, of course Slightly smiling Face

 

I know, previous version of whitepaper denied this sensor...

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Re: Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

if you open the service menu..you can even test that among other things! 

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What do you mean by service menu?
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*#*#7378423#*#*-service tests.



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Re: Xperia™ SP - eCompass™

Did the compass test in the service menu. The reading stays nearly solid between 350 and 360. Calibration does change the reading but not the sensitivity of the sensor. It's stuck.