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Patent suggests future iPhones could be more water-resistant

7 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

The iPhone X and iPhone 8 range already have some water resistance - their IP67 rating means they can be submerged up to 1 meter deep for up to 30 minutes - but that's not as good as rival phones'. One of the key issues is that water resistance can be impaired if the handset has an accessory plugged in. However, an Apple patent suggests the company is looking to solve those problems. The patent, filed with the USPTO , is for ‘sealed accessories for electronic devices', and it details accessories that have a liquid-tight seal when plugged into a device. That's notable because some phones...
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