Make Sure You Keep the Water-Resistant iPhone 7 Away from Water
One of the biggest changes on the iPhone 7 is that the device is water-resistant, so you can literally take a shower with it and everything should be alright.
But there’s one huge catch that everyone buying an iPhone 7 should know, especially if they’re planning on doing that: although the device is water-resistant, the warranty doesn’t cover liquid damage. So in case you actually take a shower with the iPhone and the device breaks down, you’re not getting a new phone or your money back. And here’s why.
First and foremost, here’s some background. Apple says the iPhone 7 has received the IP67 rating, which means that it can survive when being submerged in water up to 30 meters deep for a maximum of 30 minutes.
The IP rating stands for ingress protection and the number represents the protection it offers for solid objects and liquids, respectively. In the case of the iPhone 7, the IP67 standard means that it’s rated 6 (from a maximum of 6) for protection against sol… (read more)