Returns the rotation of the device around the Y axis; that is, the number of degrees, ranged between -90 and 90, by which the device is turned left or right. See Orientation and motion data explained for details.

Syntax

var gamma = orientationEvent.gamma;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

  
Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 7.0(Yes) 6 [1] ? ? ?
  
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0(Yes) 6 [1] No support No support 4.2

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

See also