Series 1 waterproof same as series 0?

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  1. matt9013 macrumors 6502

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    I remember seeing a lot of people swim/shower etc with there series 0 watches. Is the series 1 watch the same? Just got a series 1 and don't want to worry about it getting wet from washing hands or being out in the rain with it. Are those safe to do?
     
  2. ZebraDude macrumors 6502a

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    1. Apple Watch Series 1 has a water resistance rating of IPX7 under IEC standard 60529. Apple Watch Series 1 is splash and water resistant, but submerging Apple Watch Series 1 is not recommended.
    Ps. It's funny that Tim Cook was heard saying that he wears his at the time (First Gen, Series 0) it the shower....
     
  3. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Yes, it's the same and you don't need to worry because Apple will swap out water-damaged AWs under the standard warranty.
     
  4. matt9013 thread starter macrumors 6502

    matt9013

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    Cool, so it's fine to get wet while washing hands, in a sprinkler etc? Just no submerging?
     
  5. profets macrumors 68040

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    Absolutely. It's technically rated for 1m deep subermsion for 30 minutes. So some splashing or wet from washing or say rain really isn't an issue.
     
  6. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Plenty of MR members have taken it swimming, etc. with no ill effects. The disclaimer is simply a CYA thing for Apple, in case someone does something stupid like go deep diving with it.
     

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