While the iPhone 7 is guaranteed to work for 30 minutes under 1 metre of water, one of its breed outlasted its IP rating by surviving 48 hours underwater without any damage.
That’s right — an iPhone 7 remained underwater for two days and lived to tell the tale. Unbelievable, right?
Off the coast of Dorset, England, scuba diver Cerys Hearsey saw a flashing light coming from the bottom of the sea some 30 feet below her. When she swam down to explore, she discovered an iPhone 7 which had just received an SMS. That’s right, not only was the iPhone 7 running at the bottom of the sea, it had signal reception to get an SMS as well.
When she examined the miraculous iPhone 7 out of the water, Hearsey found that it still had 84 percent of its battery life remaining. Can this story get any more unbelievable?
Well, yes. According a Digital Trends report, the iPhone 7 was dropped into the sea by two guys who were kayaking there two days ago. That’s right, the iPhone 7 was underwater for two days — 48 hours — and it was still running when it was rescued.
Well, if you thought the iPhone 7 could withstand seawater for two days without any protective cover, then you’re sadly mistaken. Hearsey told the Mirror that the iPhone 7 was in a protective casing, and that as soon as she came onto land she had to cut the phone out of its case.
She then looked up the recent numbers on the iPhone 7 and managed to contact the owner’s family, and managed to return the iPhone 7 back to its owner — who happened to be from Canada, they had dropped the iPhone into sea while visiting their relatives in England a few days ago.
I hope the owner does what we think he should do — frame the iPhone 7 and keep it in a museum. Also tell us the name of the phone’s waterproof case — any case that can keep an iPhone alive underwater for two days should be happy to deal with Indian monsoon rains.
Content Source: indiatimes.com