While both IHS and iFixit were able to explain the increased water resistance of the iPhone 6s/Plus over last year’s models, finding adhesive seals similar to that found in the Apple Watch, a new test by IFixYouri shows just how much water still gets in.

After submerging an iPhone 6s for just two minutes, the company opened it up to see how much water managed to penetrate. The short answer is: quite a lot. While the casing is far better sealed, water is still able to get through the Lightning port, microphones, headphone jack, speakers, mute switch and volume buttons … 

You can see the new adhesive seal in the video below, but don’t try this with your iPhone …


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