Pro Surfer Kai Lenny Puts iPhone 7's Water Resistance to the Test [Video]

Pro Surfer Kai Lenny Puts iPhone 7's Water Resistance to the Test [Video]

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Professional surfer Kai Lenny puts the new water resistant iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to the test in a video for SquareTrade.

Lenny also tests the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Both devices didn't survive ten minutes of surfing. The iPhone 7 handled thirty minutes of surfing just fine; however, the iPhone 7 Plus didn't fair as well. It had some serious audio problems at the test's completion.

Both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are rating at IP67 which means they should withstand being under up to one meter of water for thirty minutes.

Take a look at the video below. You may also want to check out this deep water test.

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Steve Gates Jobs - September 24, 2016 at 4:37am
This doesn't prove anything... That being said, I find the mount he's using to hold the iPhones on the surfboard more interesting...
JB - September 23, 2016 at 2:34pm
The difference is the water velocity is much greater when your surfing has you can see. The forces of water can easily enter the seals and soften them .
Poop - September 23, 2016 at 9:42am
Why test with iPhone 6s when they are not waterproof or rated like that I understand for iPhone 7 salt water conduct electricity better etc.....i just don't get first part of the "test" or having any kind of phone while surfing.....hmmmm
jagthunders - September 23, 2016 at 4:06am
These tests are just for our information. Now you knew that by surfing or similar water conditions, i7 can withstand for 30 mins and i7+ does not... we just need to update ourselves.... There are also shooting tests. If somebody says this test is ridiculous, what would you comment on shooting tests????
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