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Is The iPhone Waterproof? Water Resistance Explained

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Are iPhones waterproof? A few years ago companies like Apple started advertising their phones as being "water resistant." They also started including an "IP rating" in many of their devices' specifications. But what does any of that actually mean, and most importantly, can you trust your phone in the water? For more on the iPhone and its components check out the following: Inside Corning's Gorilla Glass Factory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZPeyErbqz4 Why Apple Lags Behind Samsung And Xiaomi In India https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M92I6rAbRfU What's Behind Apple's Sales Slump And Dire China Warning? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3G7NaxkUNs Apple CEO Tim Cook On China, Wall Street And Innovation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHUz63xFyyw » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC #CNBC #iPhone Is The iPhone Waterproof? Water Resistance Explained
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Gildas C. (2 days ago)
I don't get it. Why is the video on Iphone only?
Aulixity (2 days ago)
I like how the phone in the thumbnail isn’t even an iPhone
odiggler (4 days ago)
I really, REALLY hate people to say Wader instead of Water!!!
Daniel Johnson (5 days ago)
It’s resistant not Proof.
Ryan Toomey (6 days ago)
8:07 wouldn't that be considered false advertising? If you advertise a waterproof phone and then turn around later and say water damage isn't covered, how is that NOT product misrepresentation?
MonkeyMan (7 days ago)
Remove headphone jack, charging port, speaker and microphone and you have waterproof.
Tim Pearcy (7 days ago)
The 7 or 8 in the last part of the IP rating indicates "water" resistance. H20 only. Chlorinated water is corrosive and salt water starts to break down metal and a lot of other items on a phone almost immediately. Nothing is waterproof. With only one huge exception, submarines. Obviously at 400+ ft below the surface even a tiny leak can be fatal in a few minutes.
[ p a s t e l k e i t o サクランボ ] (7 days ago)
no wonder when i washed my old ipad the water went through the screen tHey didNt gLuE It That mUch
Super Slovak (9 days ago)
Zack is a celebrity lol
tellittomyvoicemail (11 days ago)
Nice Rolex plug.
Robeon Mew (11 days ago)
large hole and rims
PikaPool (11 days ago)
Love everything they talk after 7:28 is true 100% agree
Gabriel Lapusan (11 days ago)
So, how much do we pay for this ipxx72?!
Nim Luikham (11 days ago)
1:28 I legit though after Zack (a YouTuber), it was Linus talking! The voice is so much alike
Amsyar Samsuddin (8 days ago)
Hahaha me also noticed it
Yuvan Balaji (13 days ago)
1:30 Linus tech guy
Thanuka Nimesh (13 days ago)
They made a very important point. iPhones are not waterproof or water resistant as they advertise and Apple doesn’t cover for liquid damage. Gaskets and seals wear overtime. Technically ur phone is water resistant only during the 1st week of purchase which Apple doesn’t let their loyal customers know or want them to know.
Jie Guo (14 days ago)
Terry Liu sounds like Linustechtip
Uli Peterson (14 days ago)
apple: "the iphone is water resistant. look." puts a few drops of water on the phone.
Vlad Amarandi (14 days ago)
Android usong waterproof since s4 active.. lol. Apple uses are so brainwashed
Dono Sudono (14 days ago)
dear youtube pls stop[ smartphone video recomendation for me, cos it sucks
Pratyush Kumar Sahu (14 days ago)
Water Resistance beautifully explained
Harvard Villegas (14 days ago)
So submarines aren't water proof
STRIX (16 days ago)
Xperia Z is LOLing ahahah
dominic liuzzo (16 days ago)
I actually used to shower with my phone everyday. ( Music you sickos). And actually the water wasn't a problem. I forgot steam was made of water which is much easier to infiltrate my beautiful sgs8
Andrea Corona (17 days ago)
I knew there was a good reason I didn’t trust the waterproof feature on my phone
Random Gaming CH (19 days ago)
Shiiiieeeeetttt my S7 have IP68 rating but i drop the phone at the edge and deformed the body and the backdoor slightly open
PankDoesCua (20 days ago)
Grassblock (22 days ago)
i have a samsung galaxy s7 and the back glass was coming up and that made it not waterproof
YoungStr (23 days ago)
*scratches at a level 6 and Deeper grooves at a level 7...*
Kody Golden (25 days ago)
Verizon insurance covers water damage. Warranty does not, insurance does.
nicholas lusardi (25 days ago)
I love jerryrigseverything
Pratik Sharma (26 days ago)
Sony is the first company to produce water resistant phones. Xperia series phones have been IP67 for more than 10 years now.
Austin Martín Hernández (28 days ago)
If it can be thrown into a bucket of water, sprayed by a water hose, used for taking video in a swimming pool, to me and most people it's waterproof. By the technical terms it isn't but nobody thinks or even knows about that. We just call it waterproof if it can go underwater and still work fine.
Random RimRock // TripleR (29 days ago)
If there is anything to do with Zack, I'm in.
Gamatron LIV3Z (29 days ago)
3:06 scratches at level 6 with deeper grooves at level 7
Aldo Álvarez (1 month ago)
My iPhone X had water damage. I made apple give me a new one for free since warranty was still active. They refused and excused themselves at first, but I guess it’s just about insisting so they don’t keep making false publicity
Luis G (1 month ago)
0:49 the Apple turning on while they were opening it up Hurt
Gaming KenHQ (1 month ago)
That black glue in inside the phone make waterproof made in flex seal
Tobias Rosen (1 month ago)
Just use flex tape already
Rayreza Lerianto (1 month ago)
My mi9 Can withstand rain . No IP Rating .
SilverStone XAdvanced (1 month ago)
Water-resistant: able to resist the penetration of water to some degree but not entirely
Noe Señor (1 month ago)
I thought this is Huawei sponsored video.
Elutriate Gaming and more (1 month ago)
My coins are waterproof
Mac Franklin (1 month ago)
wow johnny sins turned his life around
Mazen Alaswad (1 month ago)
We see scratches at a level 6 and deeper grooves at a level 7.LOVE THAT SAYING
Drift master (1 month ago)
Sony Xperia ?
Alumlovescake (1 month ago)
F it said waterproof they mea a few drops not a pool full
Justin Uda (1 month ago)
Y does It have to be iPhone
100k subs with no videos (1 month ago)
Nokia 3310 : huhn ! NOOBS
Charles Gbunblee (1 month ago)
As i wactu this in the shower
Alex James Suarez (1 month ago)
i think zack is using a broken camera 😂
I love Russia (1 month ago)
Lol Samsung has been doing water resistant way before Apple did, always behind typical iPhone. BTW : Sony Xperia was the first if I remember correctly, props were is due.
Meep OSM (1 month ago)
Sitting here in ip68 phone
Not_PopSK Gaming (1 month ago)
Get a water proof case?
Samuel Morgan (1 month ago)
I thought the Asian man was Casey Niestat
NDO (1 month ago)
You wanna know if your phone is water proof? just give it to me and hope you get it back working
DoPe BoY (1 month ago)
look up everythingapplepro on youtube he tests durability and water resistance on both iphones and samsungs
yrn choppa (1 month ago)
Lmao I wash my phone and take under water pics so ofc it’s waterproof
G2 LTT (1 month ago)
You wash your phone??? Wtf
Muap 369 (1 month ago)
IPhone copy idea of Sony Xperia water resistant
1.000 SUBSCRIBE NO VIDEO (1 month ago)
CNBC Is Huawei?
parco lam (1 month ago)
I am pretty sure that you guys are copying Mr.Mobile...... but just called is IPhone water proof
Richard Tan (1 month ago)
But does it scratch at a level 6 with deeper grooves at a level 7?
Bxtra 123 (1 month ago)
To test it just drop the thing in the toilet😂😂😂
Thomas (1 month ago)
I had an iPhone 5 first time I dropped it in water it died father that I had an 4/5 years old iPhone 5s I dropped in the water and it was totally fine and now I have an 3 years old iPhone 7 and I can shower with it (I did one time)
Ian mervin Loyola (1 month ago)
I have blackberry motion which is ip67 rating. I am using it for almost 9 months soaking it on pool many times.
Cat Doy (1 month ago)
Why is hitman here?
Roshan vermezyari (1 month ago)
jontness (1 month ago)
@Roshan vermezyari OK
Roshan vermezyari (1 month ago)
jontness (1 month ago)
How deep did it go?
CJ (1 month ago)
00:14 What about GoPro?
Jacob Heit (1 month ago)
Yet they dont say that Samung actually beat Apple to Waterproof devices.
Average Noob XD (1 month ago)
Android User: *states a reasonable opinion why you should use android* isheep: Ew
Average Noob XD (14 days ago)
@Josh nope
Josh (1 month ago)
Are you 12?
OneWayXC (1 month ago)
Water resistant and Water proofing is different.
Ahmed Saleh (1 month ago)
No mentioning of Sony? the first company to manufacture water proof phone!, Apple was way behind. The warranty claim at 8:12 is Apple policy, My Xperia had water damage after usage of 8 months, and it was refunded by Sony.
FallstonFlash 4 (1 month ago)
I’m the 1000000 view
Hayden Payne (1 month ago)
I jumped in the pool with my airpods and swam for 20 mins then I realized hopped outa my pool then let them dry for 3 days and they worked dont turn them on you'll fry the battery
cgreen339 (1 month ago)
That’s right! Don’t take showers with IP 67 phones! Only IP 69!
Sina Haghighi (1 month ago)
It was 7plus not 7
David Espinosa (1 month ago)
I would completely trust "Jerry Rigs Everything" opinion, on internal structure of phones. Geez, he must know stuff not even the manufacturers know, at which angle you need to hold your knife above the screen to make it "non-water resistant", and so forth.
Get a good case no matter what they say.
Rishabh Dhawad (1 month ago)
Who didn't expect Jenny Ring Everything here
Fattimithy (1 month ago)
I literally watched this video in the shower. On my phone.
Waskito (1 month ago)
I feel like we got knocked back to the dark ages, my grandfathers 1st watch which was much more intricate than any iphone is and always has been waterproof. You could go swimming with it a thousand times and never feel the need to even think about it. Roll forward 80 years, apple starts making their crap products and lowers the bar for all companies.
guesswho kk (1 month ago)
Casio watch all over again.
Muhammad Arham (1 month ago)
So the most sophisticated tech companies in the world does not know how to deal with water. I am just made aware that product fixing would be difficult for waterproof. Besides, why would somebody want to bring his or her mobile inside a swimming pool? Also, I wonder how that camera company could do it?
Arav Great (1 month ago)
Oh hi Jerry.
enemyhelicopters (1 month ago)
i dropped my iphone 7 plus with a cracked screen in a river in colorado that i was walking through and miraculously snatched it a few feet downstream. totally fine
Ripple Effect (1 month ago)
0:40 scratches at a level 6 with a deeper groove at a level 7
Ark01000 (1 month ago)
Maybe just don’t swim with your phone. Is it that hard. Water resistance is just that. Resistant. Maybe it should last in the rain or a splash from a hose. But a full bath is user error and something you shouldn’t even do anyway.
Ninja GameZ (1 month ago)
I'm wondering why people need water proofing water resistance is ok but full proof water? What you Donna do with your phone? Put it in the dishwasher when it has smudges? Shower with your phone? Swim with your phone? What ?
L W (2 months ago)
My brand new iPhone XR claimed to be waterproof. The Caribbean Sea said otherwise...
Stooch (2 months ago)
Title: is the iPhone waterproof? Answer: no it’s water resistant Me: oh really?
Trinity Lea (2 months ago)
My iPhone has been in water a number of times and works great
Sylkis89 (2 months ago)
4:35 where is that footage from, anyone knows the original video?
Antonio Delfino (2 months ago)
I go swimming with my Apple watch all the time. It works perfectly
Dakota John (2 months ago)
iPhones only work for approximately 8 months
-runswithbeer- (2 months ago)
They can make it waterproof but that costs too much and you’re just gonna replace it in a year or two because they make your tech obsolete once they come out with something new. It’s all just a farce
RevanTheModerate (2 months ago)
OMFG its silicone not rubber
Lee Silva (2 months ago)
Bold guy is cute!!!!! 🙈
djdiego86 (2 months ago)
Am I the only one bothered on how he pronounces water? Am I the only one bodered on how he pronounces wader?
Otaku Senpai (2 months ago)
Shouldn't the water be entering through the power input port?
MrChrist741 (2 months ago)
The 1st to market water resistant smartphone was sony