Today's smartphones are getting more sensors than ever as factory-installed accessories. The time when a luxury mobile phone had only vertical and GPS sensors is gone. New smartphones come equipped with multiple sensors for many physical parameters. Smartphones are becoming portable physics laboratory data loggers for a variety of measurements in mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, and optics. All sorts of possibilities are now open, provided their sensors are calibrated. Many examples using the sensors available in smartphones have been presented, mostly in this column and a few other publications, such as acceleration sensors,1–3 microphones,4,5 camera,6–8 and light sensors.9,10

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