Month: April 2016

Is the iPhone Really Waterproof?

A lot of people will all have the same question: is the iPhone really waterproof? The first thing that people should know is that it really does vary from iPhone to iPhone. They all have different ratings for how much water exposure the given iPhone can have while maintaining operation. The water sealing that protects the interior components will always vary.

It should be noted that some iPhone devices can be submerged in water by a couple of feet, but people should never submerge an iPhone any deeper than that. Even then, it’s not a good idea to do this on a regular basis. The water sealing itself can eventually start to fade. As such, it’s important for people to remember that maintaining the right balance will make all the difference in the world regarding the long-term stability of the device.

The different levels of water sealing that the iPhones will have usually will not affect their other functions. People should be able to choose devices that are going to last for a comparatively long time and that have a lot of different features while also selecting for the iPhone devices that are going to last for a long time in the water. Still, it is important to check to make sure that a given iPhone device has the right water sealing rating for the needs of a given customer.

Some people know that they tend to work in rainy areas. People who live in areas that are prone to rain and who spend a respectable amount of time outdoors should make sure that the water sealing rating of the iPhone can at least allow them to get away with that. It is really true that some iPhones do not even do especially well in the rain. These devices truly vary a lot in terms of their sensitivity to rain, and people should not assume that being strongly waterproof is just an inherent quality that all iPhone devices will tend to have.

 

 

 

 

 

When people ask whether or not a given iPhone is truly waterproof, they need to ask themselves about their standards for ‘truly waterproof.’ Few iPhones will survive being dropped into a deep body of water. People who leave iPhones to be submerged in water for a long enough period of time might always be playing with fire, regardless of the rating of the device.

Some iPhones can survive a few sprinklings of water. Some iPhones will not be able to survive much more than that. Some of them can be dropped into the sink without suffering from any additional issues. People should always avoid getting their iPhones wet, however, regardless of the nature of the water sealing that they have. It’s still possible to damage the components of a phone that has a decent water sealing. At the end of the day, many people would say that the iPhone is not truly waterproof in that way, and that it is more accurate to refer to it as water-resistant in one way or another.