Is The iPhone X Waterproof Or Water-Resistant? Here's The Truth!

Is The iPhone X Waterproof Or Water-Resistant? Here’s The Truth!

You just picked up your iPhone X and you want to learn if it's safe to take it around water. In this article, I'll answer the question, “Is the iPhone X waterproof or water-resistant?” and explain why!

Is The iPhone X Waterproof Or Water-Resistant?

Technically the iPhone X is water-resistant, but it is basically waterproof. Your iPhone X is waterproof when submerged up to one meter (roughly three feet) in water.

How To Tell If The iPhone X Is Waterproof Or Water-Resistant

You can tell if the iPhone X is waterproof or water-resistant by looking at it's IP rating. An IP rating, which stands for International Protection Rating or Ingress Protection Rating, lets you know how dust-resistant and water-resistant a device is.

An IP rating consists of two numbers — the first is dust-resistance and the second is water-resistance. The IP rating of the iPhone X is IP67, which means it scored the highest level of dust-resistance and second highest level of water-resistance. The iPhone X is completely dust-resistant and water-resistant up to about in a meter of water.

iPhone X Protection Plans & Liquid Damage

Even though the iPhone X is waterproof when submerged up to about one meter in water, your warranty or protection plan will not cover liquid damage. This is also true for the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. So, think carefully before showing off this cool party trick to your friends and family!

Sittin' Poolside With Your iPhone X

I hope this article helped you understand whether your iPhone X is waterproof or water-resistant. Make sure you share this knowledge with your friends and family on social media! Thanks for reading and I look forward to hearing what you think about the iPhone X in the comments section below.


David Lynch

Hi, I'm David! I'm here to help you fix problems with your iPhone and help you find a better cell phone plan.


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