Up until a couple of years back, the idea of having a smartphone that was waterproof was just a pipeline desire, but now both Sony and Samsung have actually been at the leading edge of offering devices that not merely take to water in a rather duck-like style, but are likewise similarly pleased to waddle around in dirt, too. Water and also dirt resistance is a feature that several had actually hoped would come to the brand-new apples iphone when Apple revealed them a number of weeks earlier, however it had not been to be.
Intriguingly though, when iFixit took both devices apart they discovered rubber gaskets surrounding some crucial parts within Apple’s two main smartphones. It was thought that this was an attempt of just lengthening the life of 2 of the more costly mobile phones on the marketplace. Now, complying with some instead brave screening by warranty company SquareTrade, it appears that Apple might have done a much better work compared to we believed.
Keen to see just how well the iPhone 6 as well as iPhone 6 Plus would certainly get on when submerged in water, SquareTrade did just what none people were brave good enough to do by dousing among each phone in a tub of water for a whole ten secs. While long, ten secs is still longer compared to we would certainly expect a fumbled iPhone to rest in water just before being scooped out to safety and security, so this is still a legitimate test in our eyes.
The results speak for themselves. Despite a little audio hiccough, the two phones carried on working without any sort of difficulty. We’re certainly merely visiting have to wish that neither phone develops a fault in the coming days though, because as we all know, water could do some odd factors to electronic devices.
Apple itself undoubtedly isn’t really sure adequate regarding the 2 brand-new iPhones’ capacity to hold up against a damageding from water else it would certainly have identified it waterproof like various other makers are so eager to do. Still, every little helps, as well as we’re happy in the knowledge that short of taking a swim, our brand-new smartphones may survive a come under the bath nevertheless.