Can You Take Pictures Underwater with the iPhone 15,14 in 2024?

This is a big question, since many of us fear taking water selfies, and is it safe to take pictures underwater in iPhone 14 Pro Max (13).

At the launching event of the iPhone 14, Apple disclosed a lot more advanced and useful features with new iPhones. 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 13 has transmitted in iPhone 14 Pro, 14 Pro Max, and 14 Mini is water-resistant.

Can I Take Photos Underwater with iPhone? You Need to Know Before Taking Yourf Phone Underwater

So, can I take photos underwater with iPhone 14 Pro Max, 14 Mini? Yes, you can take pictures underwater but above 1 to 2 meters with iPhone 14 but take care of maximum water depth.

iPhone 14 series password rating of IP68 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes):

iPhone 13 series are passed with a rating of IP68/ IP67, which means they can resist water up to 2m depth for 30 minutes and 1m depth for 30 minutes, respectively.

  • iPhone 13: Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529
  • iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max: Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

If we look at the other side, it is unsafe to take your iPhone while swimming or where water pressure is high, as Apple says, “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 is the iPhone. The IP68 water-resistant means you can take photos but use some advanced equipment so that iPhone might not be affected by water, so if you are looking for the best water-resistant cases for iPhone then visit the article. Full-depth article- is the iPhone 13 Pro Max Waterproof?

Hence there is a high risk of water damage in iPhone 14 if you are not active while taking underwater photos. It is better not to test your iPhone underwater and save some money that you have to spend once your iPhone is water damaged.

These Best iPhone 14 Pro waterproof Cases and Top Waterproof Cases for iPhone 13 enable Underwater Photography.

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

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood is a journalist based in Ohio who specializes in covering Apple and technology trends. With a varied experience in reporting on public safety, government, and education, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, providing readers with a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. If you need to contact me, you can reach me at or through (Facebook)

1 thought on “Can You Take Pictures Underwater with the iPhone 15,14 in 2024?”

  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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