Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Apple Gently Added A Small Water-Proofing To iPhone 6s And iPhone 6s Plus

You might recall how a couple of days ago we informed you about one YouTube person who discovered that even with leaving a iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in a plate of of water for one hour, they continued to function just fine. You were probably as amazed as we were about what we were viewing in the movie, that’s why were aren’t amazed to see a followup movie displaying that at least among the telephone numbers’ displays is beginning to fail as an effect of water harm.

Interestingly, however, new findings about the internal set up of 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus describe the way the brand new smartphones lived that long in the very first place. Even although one among them is now beginning to neglect, it’s clear that equally stood up to the water evaluation significantly much better than another iPhone would have, and after both of Apple’s new iPhones were taken apart by iFixit, we now understand why.


iPhone 6s framework lined using a gasket

Based on photographs shot by iFixit, equally of rsquo & Apple;s smartphones now have a silicone seals around important components of the device&rsquo along with a gasket round the border of the complete handset;s internals. The lip round the border of the newest framework has 0.3 millimeters of added width compared to the iPhone 6, which supplies just about enough room to to accommodate the gasket. Apple didn’t simply line the border with sealant; they really re-built the fringe of of the body to create space to get a seal.


iPhone 6 framework lip width (R) versus iPhone 6s framework lip width (L)

What this all means is that iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6s s Plus are not incapable of resisting water to an extent, though it doesn’t seem that Apple attempted to to make the brand new devices watertight. In the end, rsquo & Apple hasn;t mentioned any of those brand new accessions, which leads us to think that it was just wanting to prevent any more iPhones becoming damaged from an accidental dunk in a bowl of plain water.


Miniature black seals liner the golden logic board connecters

Neither iPhone 6s Plus or the iPhone 6s are formally water resistant, therefore don’t plan on-going swimming with the iPhone in your hand only yet.

Perhaps next year.

(Resource: iFixit)

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