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Default G3 is water resistant?

Seems like the g3 has some level of water resistance like the HTC m8. It still worked fine after being submerged for 2hours.

LG G3 Water Test - Is it Water Resistant?: http://youtu.be/qQlEi-W7GCE



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Seems like the g3 has some level of water resistance like the HTC m8. It still worked fine after being submerged for 2hours.

LG G3 Water Test - Is it Water Resistant?: http://youtu.be/qQlEi-W7GCE



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Wouldn't ever try this. Ever.
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I haven't held a g3 yet but its build looks a lot like the galaxy line of phones and the only things they added to the s5 to make it water resistant is a small bead of something on the lid that acts like weather stripping and a water tight lid for the usb 3 slot. Just add a bead of caulking to the g3 lid and buy a case with a usb cover. I bet you would be just as water resistant as any phone that is right out of box.
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That link was for the G Watch which is rated for water and dust resistance. You can just make your phone ip67 proof that easily there's a lot involved, the speaker for one has a nano water resistant coating of I remember correctly . ip67 is a lot harder to get than you think, the Z2 is only ip55 or 58? Which is lower than the 67 of the s5, but Sony has a higher water rating allowing it to be submerged deeper for a longer time.

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I didn't even think about the speakers
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That link was for the G Watch which is rated for water and dust resistance. You can just make your phone ip67 proof that easily there's a lot involved, the speaker for one has a nano water resistant coating of I remember correctly . ip67 is a lot harder to get than you think, the Z2 is only ip55 or 58? Which is lower than the 67 of the s5, but Sony has a higher water rating allowing it to be submerged deeper for a longer time.

Edit: the link said g watch but it was the G3 my mistake.

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I didn't even think about the speakers
Well the guy who made the video said the speaker and in call microphone still works perfectly even after a day so I reckon this phone has some level of ip rating.

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Wouldn't ever try this. Ever.
True.. I think I would be hesitant to even try this using the z2 or g5 both of which are officially waterproof/resistant.. I damaged my s3 when I accidentally dropped that in the toilet lol the speaker stopped working and the screen would go blank every now and then. So its nice to know the g3 may survive if accidentally drop in a puddle

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Battery dropped to 19% after 2 hours. Couldn't tell what it started at but looked pretty full.
 
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I wouldn't try it with my G3, it seems to be fake.
Even the Z2 is not covered by the guarantee if it fail due to water, so....
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