Xiaomi’s 360º light sensor comes to improve one of the most important elements of the mobile, the screen.
The in-depth analysis of the most recent mobiles launched by Xiaomi leads to the discovery of a new feature: 360º light sensor, also known as an ambient light sensor.
Among all the novelties that the Chinese manufacturer implements progressively in its terminals, we can find this element, but what exactly is this 360º light sensor and which mobiles have it?
In this guide we thoroughly investigate this ambient light sensor to tell you everything we know about it. We anticipate that it is directly related to automatic screen brightness of the devices.
Does your Xiaomi mobile have this novelty? Keep reading and you will find out.
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What is the Xiaomi 360º light sensor
Until a few years ago, the brightness of the screen was an element that had to be adjust manually for good screen viewing at all times.
Thanks to the advent of automatic brightness, that brightness can be adjusted automatically depending on the light it receives thanks to the light sensor integrated in the front of the mobile. In case you are in a bright environment, the brightness will increase so that you can see the screen without problems, and vice versa.
However, in some cases, those sensors do not accurately pick up light conditions and therefore the automatic brightness does not adapt as it should.
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To fix that problem, Xiaomi has developed its own 360º light sensor or environmental, the exclusive protagonist of this article. This type of sensor, which has been around for a few years, has not yet been used on a large scale by mobile phone manufacturers.
Xiaomi’s 360º system consists of integrate multiple sensors into the terminal, not only on the front, in order to accurately collect information on the lighting conditions in which the mobile is located.
By having several light sensors, also on the back, the evaluation carried out by the device is complete and the automatic brightness adjusts more precisely and faster.
This is a simple novelty, but one that can contribute a lot to a function as important as automatic brightness, very useful for save battery when using mobile.
Which Xiaomi mobiles have the 360º light sensor
In the wide catalog of Xiaomi phones we only find 4 models that already have the 360º light sensor from the Chinese manufacturer. They are as follows:
Xiaomi highlighted the integration of this ambient light sensor during the presentation of the Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro. In them we can find one light sensor on the front and one on the back to more accurately capture the surrounding lighting conditions.
In short, it is a very useful function so that automatic screen brightness even faster and more useful.