Although both smartphones have the same IP68 rating, Apple gives different recommendations on their account.
Apple on Friday, October 23, began open sales of the new iPhone 12 smartphone and since then more and more interesting tests have been released on the network. This time, the iPhone 12 was tested for unsinkability and compared to last year’s iPhone 11.
The video with the report was published by the EverythingApplePro channel on YouTube. Although both smartphones have the same IP68 rating, Apple makes different recommendations for them. The official Apple website regarding the water resistance of the iPhone 11 states:
The manufacturer says the following about the iPhone 12:
At the first stage, both smartphones were submerged to a depth of 2 meters for half an hour. The touchscreen, microphone and other components continued to work correctly after that.
At the second stage, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 were submerged to a depth of 5.49 m. And the smartphones also coped with this test perfectly. However, the enthusiast did not stop there and submerged the smartphones to a depth of 9.14 m. After 21 minutes at such a depth, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 continued to work.
Of course, just because smartphones survived in test conditions does not mean that they should be subjected to such tests in everyday conditions. Apple specifically emphasizes: