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Table 5 Popularity of different sensors

From: Sensor Guardian: prevent privacy inference on Android sensors

Sensor type Number of apps using the sensor Percentage of apps using the sensor (%)
Accelerometer 610 84.8
Magnetic field 227 31.6
Proximity 202 28.1
Gyroscope 107 14.9
Orientation 96 13.4
Light 74 10.3
Rotation vector 60 8.3
Gravity 42 5.8
Linear accelerometer 41 5.7
Pressure 25 3.5
Other sensors 34 4.7