The first Apple phone to offer water-resistance was the iPhone 7, which has an IP 67 rating, and it is that same level of protection the iPhone XR offers. Your new iPhone XR is only rated water-resistant, meaning that it may be resistant to water damage, but only up to a point. The new iPhone XR has agressive protection rating IP67, meaning that it is designed to resist water if you drop it down to a depth of a metre for up to 30 minutes.
As we mentioned earlier, the ingress protection rating of your new iPhone XR suggests that it will be able to withstand light splashes, spills, or submersions. Apples iPhone XR has an IP67 rating, which means it can survive being submerged up to a meter in water for up to 15 minutes. The iPhone XR is hardly Apples most waterproof phone, but the iPhone XR can survive a quick dip, like if you were to drop the phone into water.
Since the Apple iPhone XR is not completely waterproof, and its warranty does not cover water damage, it is important to take extra caution when using it around water. This means the iPhone XR is protected against water damage, as it cannot get water inside of it. This means the phone should not get damaged if you drop it from a hand or pocket in a bucket of water, a bathroom, or a swimming pool. If you accidentally splash or spill water onto your iPhone XR, that should not matter.
If you soak your iPhone 13 in water for 20 minutes, it is probably pretty protected during that period. To be precise, the iPhone XR would not take any damage from being left submerged at one-meter or more of water for more than 30 minutes. If you are going to constantly immerse an iPhone 13 in water again and again, its level of protection is likely to diminish over time.
The Iphone XR has a great, but not great, IP rating of IP67 (second highest rating according to laboratory experiments) according to the International Standards Organizations standard 60529), meaning that if you happen to drop the Iphone XR into the bathtub, swimming pool, or toilet, even a little, say, 30 minutes maximum (considering an experimentally calculated water depth of 1m at most), the iPhone XR would survive. Even if Apples iPhone XR is not the same as iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, which has a Gold standard of IP68 for water resistance, the phone still works if you drop it in the bath, pool, or toilet. It has the IP67 rating, meaning that if you happen to drop it in a bathroom, swimming pool, bathtub, or ocean, the phone will still be okay. Apples iPhone XRs IP67 rating is there to protect it from accidents such as accidentally dropping it in a pint of water or in the bathroom.
The IP67 rating also means the iPhone XR will still work after being submerged for a brief period of time in a shallow swimming pool. The XR is IP67-rated, and what this means is that your phone can be immersed in water no deeper than a meter deep for around 30 minutes, and still work just fine. As the iPhone is rated IP67, this means that it can survive in water up to one meter depth for up to 30 minutes at most. They are higher IP rating compared with the iPhone XR, which is IP68 (gold standard of waterproofing), which is that it will be able to withstand submersion of 2m deep for 30min maximum.
Cases like iBelief Waterproof Case for iPhone 12 Pro, which claims an IP68 rating, state they can handle being submerged up to an hour, 2 meters (6.6 feet) deep.
The model iPhones below are the most waterproof, with an IP68 rating (up to a maximum of 6 meters, for up to 30 minutes). An iPhone XR case with IP68 ratings will increase both the waterproofing resistance and waterproofing for up to 33 feet, or 10 meters. In our IP67-rated case, the iPhone XR from Apple has a dust-resistance rating of 6, while the waterproofing is a 7. IP6X is the highest dust-resistance rating that the device can achieve, so the new iPhone XR is fully protected against dust.
In other words, the iPhone XR is fully dust-resistant, and offers water-resistant temporary submersion. You even get dust- and liquid-resistant port covers, since you never know when your magical iPhone XRs waterproofing and dust-proofing might be wearing off. Our waterproof case for iPhone XR, Hitcase Splash, is drop-resistant to a height of two meters, water resistant up to three meters, and also resistant to dust, dirt, and weather conditions in general.
One would want to avoid any kind of water contact with the iPhone XR, since this is not the best waterproofed iPhone out there (that is the iPhone XS and the IP68-rated iPhone XS Max). That is why the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 12 are both rated as IP68, but the first was tested in water of 4 meters while the second was tested in 6 meters. Note that there is no defined limit on an 8 rating, but manufacturers must state the precise depth their devices are tested to — in Apples case, both the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were shown to stop water penetration in up to two meters over half an hour.
Apples own specifications say that the iPhone XR can survive submersion at a maximum of one metre for up to 30 minutes. You see, my iPhone XS Max has an IP rating of 68 (IP68), meaning that it can survive submersion in up to a one-meter deep pool of water for up to 30 minutes. I knew that the iPhone XS Max was water resistant, so I decided to help the phone refresh itself by running it in cold water. The flash is the first indication of something being off about the iPhone XR, and indicates water has found its way to the SIM tray.