The Next iPhone Could Be Way More Beach-friendly
This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.
Every approaching iPhone release comes with its fair share of gossip around what will and won't be included.
And another question has been popping up: will the new iPhone be waterproof?
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Apple has been making moves to create a product that better handles situations involving a bit of moisture, but it's still likely you'll be replacing your iPhone if you submerge it more than a few seconds.
iPhone 7 beta testers have shared screenshots of a warning message that pops up when water is detected within the phone, directing iPhone owners to avoid connecting the device to a lightning cable. This is a similar feature to many other waterproof devices.
Another clue in this high-tech guessing game: a recent patent from Apple showcases technology that would help users take better underwater photos—something that can only be done with a phone that can handle a little bit of H2O.
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