Summary: Carousel control has some drawbacks on mobile. More straightforward solution could work better. Still, A/B test is the best way to evaluate the idea.
Some consideration on using carousel control:
People interact with a mobile in a specific way. You can find some insights in the How Do Users Really Hold Mobile Devices? article. See the picture and think of carousel interaction in the bottom of the screen:
From the How Do Users Really Hold Mobile Devices? by Steven Hoober
You probably want people to interact with carousel. Then you need to have engaging content, so they see it and react on it. The problems with carousel are:
• Some content is invisible, so there is zero engagement
• Visible content is too small (low details/quality) to be engaging for users
• Carousel interaction could be non obvious caused by the low affordance
• Carousel affordances could be hidden by the palm
You can try different approach to fix these:
Design with the real data and know your users
Use the real data to see how the content will look like. What does engage users? Is it visible in your control?
Consider different solutions
Try different solutions, which are more cheep and obvious:
Conduct A/B testing
It's the most valuable method to test the solution. And it's easy these days.