What is the difference between IP67 and IP68 rating

With the advancement of technology many cell phones are equipped with waterproof features, but many users of the waterproof function of the phone is still in the stage of ignorance, what IP67 and IP68 in the end what is the meaning, IP67 and IP68 grade what is the difference? The following article to popularize.

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What is the meaning of IP68 What is the difference between IP67 and IP68 rating

What does IP68 mean?

IP68 is usually only IP rating, where IP is the abbreviation of Ingress Protection, IP68 rating is for the protection level of electrical equipment casing against foreign body intrusion, such as three-proof cell phones, waterproof and dustproof electrical appliances, etc. By IP level, you can quickly determine the performance of the equipment waterproof and dustproof.

IP68 is a top-level dustproof and waterproof specifications, IP68 grade equipment represents the ability to completely prevent dust from entering, and under certain pressure, can be immersed in water for a long time, without damaging the equipment.

Xiaomi 13 Waterproof

Xiaomi's newly released Xiaomi 13 phone has achieved IP68, which means that the phone has outstanding dust and water resistance, and it is very difficult for dust and water to enter the inside of the phone. Theoretically, it can be immersed in water within 1.5 meters deep for 30 minutes and can be used normally under water. In addition, in some shallow water areas, can be immersed for a long time.

What is the difference between IP67 and IP68 rating

IPXX, where XX is two Arabic numbers, the first mark number indicates the contact protection and foreign object protection level, the second mark number indicates the waterproof protection level, the larger the number means its protection level is better.

The first X indicates the dust level, different numbers represent different dust levels, as follows.

0: No protection

1: Protected against large solids

2: Protected against medium-sized solids intrusion

3:Prevent small solids from entering intrusion

4:Preventing objects larger than 1mm solids from entering

5:Prevent harmful dust accumulation

6: Completely prevent dust from entering

The second X indicates the waterproof level (the higher the value, the better the waterproof performance)

0: No protection

1: No effect of water drops into the shell

2: When the shell is tilted to 15 degrees, water drops into the shell no effect

3: water or rain from the corner of 60 degrees to the shell no impact

4: liquid splashed from any direction to the shell no harm impact

5: No harm when rinsed with water

6: Can be used in the cabin environment

7: can be in a short period of time to resist immersion in water (1m)

8: Under a certain pressure for a long time submerged in water

Contrasting conclusions:

IP67 means that it can completely prevent dust from entering and can be immersed in water for a short time under certain pressure.

IP68 means that it can completely prevent dust from entering and can be submerged in water for a long time under a certain pressure.

IP67 and IP68 are mainly different numbers behind IPXX, but the front value is the same, representing the same dustproof performance, but there is a difference in waterproof performance, IP67 is a short period of immersion, while IP68 level can withstand a long time into the water, this is the difference.

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