Apple's next-generation iPhone will probably feature an IP68-rated water resistance, which would be an enhancement over the IP67-certified iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, according to The Korea Herald. Samsung's Galaxy S7 is IP68 accredited, and the Galaxy S8 is naturally reported to be as well.

In the IP68 ranking, the "6" implies the next iPhone would remain effectively dustproof, with "no ingress of dust" and "complete protection against contact," while the "8" suggests the gadget will be a lot more water resistant. The Galaxy S7 has the ability to hold up against 1.5 meters of water for as much as 30 minutes.

For contrast, IP67-rated devices like the iPhone 7 provide the exact same defense versus dust however just have water damage protection against immersion in between 15 centimeters and 1 meter by definition. Nevertheless, while keeping your gadget dry is best, tests have actually revealed the iPhone 7 is typically more water resistant than marketed.

Apple describes the iPhone 7 as "splash and water resistant," however its small print cautions that "splash, water, and dust resistance are not permanent conditions and resistance might decrease as a result of regular wear." Despite having an IP67 rating, liquid damage is still not covered under Apple's guarantee.

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