DeviceOrientationEvent.beta

« DOM Reference

Returns the rotation of the device around the X axis; that is, the number of degrees, ranged between -180 and 180,  by which the device is tipped forward or backward. See Orientation and motion data explained for details.

Syntax

var beta = instanceOfDeviceOrientationEvent.beta;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Compatibility for DeviceOrientationEvent:

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 7.0 3.6 (mozOrientation),
6
? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0 3.6 (mozOrientation),
6
Not supported Not supported 4.2

Gecko-specific notes

Firefox 3.6, 4, and 5 supported mozOrientation instead of the standard DeviceOrientationEvent interface

See also

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