I got few phone but all without gyroscope. In all of them, Street View app says:
360 photo capture is not supported on this device.
Why gyroscope is a must, are the gravity & compass not reliable to make 360 pictures?
Both gravity & compass have (x,y,z) components and I know both have some drawbacks:
- gravity sensor is affected by acceleration (motion).
- compass sensor is affected by metals and sometimes get locked is a direction. (move device in 8 path to free it).
- gyroscope has little drift with time (may not affect in this case)
Anyway, are these enough reasons to drop phones without gyro from 360 photo capturing?