Tag: Ingress Protection

iPhone XS iP68 water and dust resistant

The iPhone XS And XS Max Are Highly Water Resistant But Not Waterproof

The 2018 iPhone flagships are the first ever Apple smartphones to receive a water resistance rating of IP68. This is the maxim rating when it comes to water and dust protection. However, this doesn’t mean that they are waterproof. Past models like the iPhone X, 8 and older have only managed to score a rating…




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iPhone X Is Only IP67 Water Resistant And AppleCare Doesn’t Cover Water Damage

Although we expected the iPhone X to receive the IP68 water resistance rating and match the water tightness of its main competitor the Samsung Galaxy S8, Apple’s iPhone ‘Ten’ remains at the IP67 Ingress Protection level. This value is identical with the one received by the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models, the first…




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iPhone 8 Expected To Be Classified As IP68 Water Resistant

One feature that will most likely be upgraded in the 2017 iPhone will be the water resistance rating. As you might know, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices are advertised as IP67 watertight. They’re the first iPhone generation that Apple promoted as being able to withstand to water, up to a certain degree,…




iPhone 7 Filled With Water Droplets

Is The iPhone 7 Waterproof or Water Resistant? What’s The Difference?

Last updated on May 8th, 2017 at 12:06 pmThe most vibrant news when the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus flagships were announced, during the September 7 keynote, was the fact that the new iOS devices can resist to water. Apple labels them as “water and dust resistant”, but what does this actually mean? The…