Shocked and awed! This iPhone survived 12 months under water

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Yet another shocked and awed moment just happened with an iPhone! It was fished out of water fully functional even after spending 12 months under it.

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Starting with the iPhone 7, Apple started launching its phones with an IP rating. 

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The idea was to tell buyers that the iPhone would be able to resist water to a certain extent. However, even Apple in its wildest dreams could not have imagined what this iPhone would manage to do. 

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This iPhone stayed underwater for 12 months and emerged unscathed!

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As per a report by GizmoChina, Four Lakes Scuba Club in Madison have retrieved an iPhone that had been submerged underwater for almost a year.

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Surprisingly, despite its prolonged immersion in water, the iPhone could be powered on and used without any noticeable problems. 

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The president of the Four Lakes Scuba Club explained that the iPhone's screen lit up while attempting to charge it after getting out of the water.

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Not just that, the internal data of the iPhone helped the scuba club to find the owner of the iPhone with the help of local authorities. 

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Remembering the incident, Ellie Eisenberg, the owner of the lost iPhone told GizmoChina that she had dropped her iPhone into the water while on a boating excursion with friends in the summer of 2022.

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Unfortunately, it is not clear which iPhone this is although simply from looking at it suggests that it could be the either an iPhone 12 Pro or an iPhone 13 Pro. 

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