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Ingress Protection - IP69K Jolla - water resistant

asked 2014-03-02 23:46:58 +0200

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updated 2014-03-04 22:06:33 +0200

Would you like to have Jolla Dust tight and protected against close-range high pressure, high temperature spray downs (fresh / sea water resistant)?

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But maybe a title that people in general understand would make this more popular?

00prometheus ( 2014-03-03 00:06:26 +0200 )edit

@00prometheus: Thank you for your comment. I thought that people know what that stands for and what the different numbers/letters mean :)

m2 ( 2014-03-04 22:06:01 +0200 )edit

Do you think that IP69K is bit too much for mobile phone?

+80°C high pressure water spray feels too much for me.

The wkipedia link indicates the Sony Experia is only IP58, which already means that you can submerge the phone down to depth specified by manufacturer

Kari ( 2014-03-05 01:03:38 +0200 )edit

@Kari: I would be happy for the phone to be water resistant to fresh / sea water and looking around, most phone manufactures only do fresh water :( and not sea water even that sea water is more dense that fresh water for some strange reason.

m2 ( 2014-03-05 18:02:13 +0200 )edit

Ingress? Isn't it that VR game by Google?

Blizzz ( 2014-12-18 15:53:19 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-12-18 14:36:46 +0200

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Decent ingress protection would be excellent. I would really like to use the phone or the tablet as a satnav on my motorbike. Heat resistance or dispersing heat actually becomes quit important. Water, shock and vibration proof are the obvious ones. But having it shut down due to overheating, would take me back to the dark part of life. When I used a phone made by and American fruit company. I actually don't think it would be very hard to do. sealing the 3.5mm connector is not that hard. In a case setup it could even be completely left out, Bt streaming for sound is availilbe. Then the issue of charging... Well that can be done with for example QI. So there would be no need for ports to be sealed. Or one could opt for a case/ dock rugged and provides power. But then you would wind up with a not so mobile mobile phone. A truly waterproof phone that can survive a beating. But could also be your everyday phone would be great. I travel allot and I hate that the last couple of years i've had to consider protecting my phone from the elements, more than myself. That and I drop the dam thing allot

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answered 2014-03-03 12:21:06 +0200

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maybe push for a waterproof TOH?

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TOH on its own would be no good, because you would need to make 3,5 mm jack connector, power / volume buttons, microUSB jack waterproof / covered. Thinking about it now, in current setup (with TOH) it would be impossible to nanocoat the phone I think.

m2 ( 2014-03-04 22:01:52 +0200 )edit

answered 2014-03-04 22:50:16 +0200

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just apply some nano coating and sorted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfUaKXasdD4

There are lots of products like these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFYr8mxlQqM

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The videos look interesting, anyone here had their Jolla treated with nano coating?

m2 ( 2014-03-05 17:59:17 +0200 )edit

Those nanocoatings are cool, but apparently don't last very long, I have seen several reports like this one:


00prometheus ( 2014-03-07 18:18:14 +0200 )edit

@00prometheus: "Those nanocoatings are cool, but apparently don't last very long,"
Which is even worse as it would give a false sense of safety (you treat the phone as waterproof when it is not - anymore)

simosagi ( 2014-12-18 17:23:24 +0200 )edit
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