Samsung Galaxy S8 or Apple iPhone 8 must have the same degree of protection from dust and moisture
Korean edition of the Investor, referring to numerous informants, claims that the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Apple iPhone 8 which will be released this year, will have the same degree of protection from dust and moisture IP68.
We will remind, last year the Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 got protection class IP68 and IP67 respectively. From dust they are protected equally reliable, but Samsung Galaxy S7 is more resistant to water. Although the actual tests showed that the iPhone 7 without lethal consequences can withstand immersion to a depth of several meters, which according to the description of the class IP68, it should not.
Last year water resistance began to appear in the list of features of smartphones in the premium class. However, Samsung also equipped with protection class IP68 provided at the beginning of the year smartphones A3, A5 and A7.
«Samsung is also considering the possibility of protection against moisture budget series smartphones J, — the source said, adding, — because it is the most successful devices of the Galaxy series».