Your Smartphone is Waterproof or Not
Smartphones have become one of the great needs of our lives. Smaller to bigger work can be done in minutes through a smartphone. But, what if your phone falls into the water or the water falls on your phone? Nowadays, most smartphone companies are giving waterproof features to their phones.
In the recent Mobile World Congress in Spain’s capital Barcelona, Samsung and Nokia launched their new smartphones, these devices have included features like waterproof and dustproof. How to determine if your phone is waterproof or not. There are two ways that either the feature of the phone is checked or the method that we are going to tell, with the help of this method, you can also check the company’s claim.
Waterproof and dustproof smartphones come with IP certification. Through IP certification, you can find out how long your smartphone can stay in deep water and how long it can stay. But before that know what is the IP rating?
What is IP Rating
The full form of the IP is the International Protection Marking. This is a standard that has been prepared by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
What is the meaning of 6 in IP67 and IP68
In the smartphone, IP certification is given by the company. Like if your phone has got IP67 certification, 6 in IP67 means that your phone is safe from dust, sand and soil.
The company tests the smartphone for Dust. This test is for at least 8 hours, after which the phone gets ‘6’ digit certification. This ‘6’ digit means that your smartphone is completely safe from dust.
What does ‘7’ and ‘8’ mean in IP67 and IP68
In IP67 and IP68, ‘7’ and ‘8’ mean that the phone is waterproof. According to the International Electrotechnical Commission, 7 ratings show that if more water falls on the phone or the phone falls in deep water to 1 meter, then the phone will have effect according to time and water pressure. 7 ratings mean that the smartphone can stay safe for 30 minutes under water.
At the same time, IP68 certification means that the smartphone can remain safe for up to 30 minutes in 1.5 meters deep water.