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It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

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It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

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Last week, Samsung Australia was fined A$14 million by the Australian Federal Court over false representations in ads of the water resistance of its Galaxy phones.

A water-resistant product can usually resist water penetration to some extent, but a waterproof product is (meant to be) totally impervious to water.

While manufacturers have successfully increased the water-repelling nature of smartphones, they are still far from "waterproof”.


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Author / Journalist: The Conversation

Category: Technology

Topics: Water-resistant Rating Waterproof Manufacturers Protection Resistance Phone It’s Water 2022 Phones

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Published On: 2022-06-30, 12:59:19

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