OnePlus 9 Pro doesn’t tout IP rating publicly for a reason

OnePlus 9 Pro launched earlier this year with flagship-grade features, one of them being the long-awaited IP68 rating. The water and dust-resistance feature landed on the OnePlus phones ever since the predecessor OnePlus 8 Pro debuted. Even though the big players touted the feature long before that, it was only with the launch of OnePlus […]

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Water Resistance Tester app can check phone without getting it wet

IP ratings are important especially if you’re buying an expensive phone. The device should at least survive water splashes when you’re near the pool, when it suddenly rains, or when you drop the phone on the sink. There are durability tests, teardown treatments, and waterdrop tests being made but those can’t be easily done by […]

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Samsung is looking to put an end to Galaxy S7 waterproof-related lawsuits

Samsung has been facing accusations of misleading marketing for the Galaxy S7 not only in Australia but also in the US where the company has recently asked a New Jersey court to dismiss a proposed class action suit that was filed by a Galaxy S7 owner earlier this year. The company argues that the plaintiff […]

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A year later, Samsung and Australia’s underwater ad feud hits boiling point

It’s been over a year since the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission originally accused Samsung of false advertising, citing the fact that numerous contemporary Galaxy smartphones have starred in so aquatic scenes that they’re essentially frontrunners for all buoy roles in the upcoming Baywatch reboot – or something like that. In a tragicomic turn of events, […]

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