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Is the S22 Waterproof?

Last Updated on January 31, 2024 by Bestusefultips

Samsung’s S22 series was released, and there isn’t a big enough difference between S22 and S23. If you plan to buy the S22, go for it; it would be much cheaper than the Samsung S23 without much compromise. It has a 6.1-inch dynamic AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 8 Gen Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB internal storage, and an IP68 rating. You would be curious to know if the Samsung S22 is waterproof.

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Is the S22 Waterproof?

Is the S22 waterproof

What is IP68?

Ingress Protection rating, or IP rating, is a rating system devised by the International Electrotechnical Commission to standardize the protection rating of devices against liquids and dust. Two digits followed by IP represent the rating system. The first digit indicates protection against dust particles; there are six levels, 0 being no protection and 6 being dust-tight. The second digit represents protection against water; there are nine levels, 0 being no protection and 9 protecting against pressurized direct water jets.

Is S22 waterproof? Being waterproof means it can handle water at any depth for any time. Officially, the Samsung Galaxy S22 has an IP68 rating, meaning it is dustproof and can be submerged in water up to 1.5 m deep for 30 minutes. However, it would be best to refrain from regularly putting your phone in water. The IP rating measures water resistance, and your phone is not waterproof.

Also, the IP rating is not infallible. These ratings are determined in particular conditions without factoring in any variables.  

You should not worry if your phone falls into a sink or gets wet in the rain; this is what an IP rating is for.

Read More: Is the S22 Ultra Waterproof?

What to do if S22 Gets Wet?

Dry it with a clean cloth, then wait some time before using it. If it gets wet with salt or alkaline water, gently rinse it with fresh water and then dry it with a cloth. Please make sure to check the water in the port before charging it.

Can I Swim with my S22?

You can swim in shallow depths for a brief period. Just be mindful of depth and time. However, we recommend against swimming in the sea with your phone, as salt water can corrode its hardware and eventually decrease water resistance.

Can I Take my S22 in the Shower?

If it is a simple shower, you can, but don’t use soap or other things like shampoo and conditioner. Also, avoid going to the sauna or spa with it.

Is S-Pen Waterproof?

The S-pen has an S22 Ultra inside a slot, so it is expected to have a separate IP68 rating. The phone is also water-resistant, with or without the S-pen inserted. 

We have addressed all questions regarding whether the Samsung S22 is Waterproof. However, if you still have questions, please ask in the comment section below.

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