YouTuber:EverthingApplePro has released a new video where a brand-new iPhone X is put through an extreme water test.
The first test conducted sees the iPhone X sitting in 1 metre of water for 30 minutes, which is Apple’s rating for the device. As expected, the device does survive and it remains fully functional.
Next, the iPhone X is placed in a basket and thrown 20 feet (6.1 metres) into a river. The device stays at this depth for a total of 5 minutes and survives.
Finally, Apple’s latest flagship smartphone was thrown into a washing machine for a full rinse cycle. This acted as a durability test as much as a water test. To the YouTuber’s surprise, the device came out fully functional after all of these tests.
Apple’s iPhone X clearly is the best iPhone the company has ever built. Owners of the device can be reassured that even if your device falls into a pool or gets wet, everything will most likely be fine.
Check out the link: iPhone X Water Test
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These tests are great and they only show what happens when you conduct the test using a new phone. What about a phone that had been put in service for 1 year? What about 2 years?
Furthremore, the tests are not really representative of typical real life situations.
Example 1: What happens when someone drops an iphone into the toilet containing contaminated water and soils?
Example 2: What happens when you drop the phone into a puddle of dirty water in a pothole?
Will the phone survive the above testing after it has been in service for 1 year? That's the question many wants to konw.
While the extreme water test is impressive, it should be noted that the iPhone X is only water resistant and not waterproof. Liquid damage is not covered under warranty (see here).
Hope this helps