Zero warranty coverage for the liquid damage of ‘Water-resistant’ iPhone 7: says Apple.

A very important week it was for Apple as it geared up for the release of new raft of iphone products, including iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus. Now, that the gadget is going to hit the stores soon. Here are a few predictable disappointments to know about the phone before one finally decides to own it.

Apple claims that its new flagship device is water resistant. However there is no warranty covered for its liquid damage. Also, the news that its jet black variants are more prone to scratches has come into notice. Both iPhones were tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP67 under IEC standard 60529 affirming that the devices are water and dust resistant. But  no warranty coverage if it is damaged because of water. Indeed this is like a bitter pill to be swallowed. To justify, Apple has provided us with certain guidelines” Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions,” adds the company.  Using a protective case will also safeguard the device.

Ever since it was officially unveiled, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus have been the talk of every town. iPhone 7 comes with plethora of features like long battery life, faster processor, no headphones jack, stereo speakers, more storage and what not among numerous other additions, to gladden its lovers at the very first look and prove itself to be faithful.

iPhone 7 starts with 32GB as its entry level variant. Apple has doubled the storage variant on other models with 128GB and 256GB models now rounding up the line-up. The design of the phone looks roughly similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. Most noticeably, the iPhone 7 has concealed the antenna bands on the back. The iPhone 7 now comes in a glossy jet black finish, along with a softer black, gold, silver and rose gold.

Apple’s iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus smartphones are set to launch in India on October 7, with price starting at INR 60,000 approx. There will be no midnight launch for Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in India this time. One of the biggest distributors of Apple devices in India, Beetel Teletech Ltd. announced that it will launch the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus phones at 7PM on October 7, 2016.

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