Many people confuse the terms “water resistance” and “waterproof”, and that’s understandable. But, sadly, they aren’t the same thing at all. When a gadget is water-resistant, a little bit of water on its surface isn’t usually a big deal; you just wipe it away and move on. But full-on water submersion is a different story.
People get into the habit of carrying their phones with them everywhere, but perhaps it’s time to reconsider this habit. After all, how easy is it to drop your phone into the toilet or the sink when you’re doing dishes? We’ll answer that: it’s very easy. It’s best to just avoid water around your electronics as much as possible.