Can You take Pictures Underwater with the iPhone XS Max/XS/XR? You Need to Know before take your Phone underwater

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

At the launching event of iPhone XS, Max/XS/XR Apple had disclosed a lot more advanced and useful features with new iPhone’s. Thousands of people were watching that event some of them like the new facilities and some don’t. However, one common property of last year’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X has transmitted in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR that is water resistance.

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Can I take Photos Underwater with iPhone XS Max/XS/XR? You Need to Know before taking your Phone Underwater

I take Photos Underwater with iPhone XS Max

So the question is can I take photos underwater with iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR? Yes, you can take pictures underwater but above 1 to 2 meter with iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR but take care about maximum depth in water. The newest iPhone’s are passed with a rating of IP68/ IP67 which means it can resist water up to 2m depth for 30-minutes and 1m depth for 30 minutes respectively.

iPhone XR: Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS: Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

If we look at the other side, it is not safe to take your iPhone while swimming or where water pressure is high, as Apple itself says that “Liquid damage is not covered under warranty”. So if any damage occurs, you have to pay for that.

Nowadays every high-end smartphone is capable of water resistance and so iPhone. The IP68 water resistant means you can take photos but using some advanced equipment so that iPhone might not be affected by water, so if you are looking for best water-resistant cases for iPhone XS Max/XS/XR then visit the article.

Hence there is a high risk of water damage in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR if you are not active while taking underwater photos. It is better not to test your iPhone underwater and save some money which you have to spend once your iPhone is water damaged.

These Best iPhone XS Max waterproof Cases and Top Waterproof Cases for iPhone XS enables for Underwater Photography.

In short use iPhone underwater while keeping in mind the rated depth and time.

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  1. The iPhone XR Sadly only has an IP67 Rating, with the maximum depth being 1 meter for 30 Minutes according to

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