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The max property provides the maximum sensing distance the sensor is able to report, in centimeters.


var value = instanceOfDeviceProximityEvent.max;


A positive number indicating the maximum distance, in centimeters (cm), that the device's proximity sensor is able to detect and report.


Specification Status Comment
Proximity Events
The definition of 'Proximity Events' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial specification

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Not supported (Yes) Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported Not supported 15.0 (15.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported

See also


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