The Galaxy S8 Will Include IP67 Water Resistance

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  1. DroidModderX

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    Water resistance has been a huge feature in Samsung flagship devices as far back as the Galaxy S5. Samsung got the message loud and clear from angry fans after water resistance was removed from the Galaxy S6. There were early reports that Samsung would skip water resistance on the Galaxy S8 in favor of a higher quality speaker audio system on the device. Fortunately it looks like the S8 will indeed come with the highest level of water and dust protection with an IP76 water resistance rating. This report comes from The Investor.

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    Not to be that guy but the title says IP67 and the post says IP76.

    Regardless, the removal of the home button and going to the on screen is really making me consider this device... and now IP76.... not sure if I want to wait for another note and hold off or... decisions.... damn technology.
     
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    I think the IP76 is a typo and the title is the correct one. I don't see a chart that includes a code higher than IP69 which is resistant to steam cleaning. As it is, IP67 is the same as the iPhone 7 and lower that the IP68 advertised for the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge. Note this list:

    Water and Dust Resistant Rating - IP Scale defined
     
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