This API is a handy way to make a web page or web app aware of any change in light intensity. See also


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


In developer trial (Behind a flag) (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 63
  • Chrome for Android release 63
  • Android WebView release 63

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.



This is behind the #enable-generic-sensor-extra-classes flag in chrome://flags.

Last updated on 2021-03-12