Sony recommends ‘watertight’ Xperia phones to not use under water




Sony recommends not to use underwater to Xperia handsets, even if this is possible according to the IP68 certification. Previously advertised the Japanese group still with the operation of some of its smartphones underwater.

You can use your Xperia device in wet environments, but Sony warns on a page with information about the dust and water more than once to devices not be used under water. The manufacturer specifically mentions taking pictures underwater as one of the scenarios to prevent users found Xperiablog. Some product pages Sony now calls the new policy, while others, such as the Xperia Z3, still says you can calm water in diving with the smartphone.

Warns previous marketing efforts of Sony against. The company advertised with photos showing Xperia smartphones took underwater photos and were completely submerged. The extensive waterproofing is one of the features that the Sony Xperia handsets tries apart from the competition.

According to the IP68 certificate, where the latest generation of Xperia handsets possess, devices must withstand immersion deeper than one meter. Sony’s Xperia must survive 1.5 meters deep in fresh water for a period of half an hour to get the certificate, but when explaining Sony state that the devices ‘cautious’ are placed in the water. Sony stressed that the IP certification in laboratory conditions in standby mode is achieved. It is not clear by now that the use therewith in combination with water now and what is not possible with the devices.

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