IP Ratings Explained

IP Ratings Explained: YOU NEED TO KNOW Before Buying your New Smartphone

IP, or Ingress Protection, is a globally acknowledged measurement of dust and liquid resistance. The rating ranges from zero to six, with zero indicating no protection at all and six indicating dust type. The second number indicates how water resistant your phone is. The scale ranges from zero to nine, with nine indicating that your phone should be able to handle high pressure and high temperature water jets.