The water-resistant Samsung Galaxy S7 made waves when it came out as it allows the phone to be submerged in 5 feet of water for up to half an hour, but without the ability to take photos underwater.
Now, it looks like the iPhone 7 might be looking to top that by taking things to a new level. According to online reports, Apple has recently been awarded a patent for a system that allows underwater photography. Does this mean that the phone will be waterproof? Just imagine: no more need for a GoPro or a waterproof case when you travel. Just you, your phone and the beauty of the sea (and of course something to ensure that your phone doesn’t float away).
This is all just speculation, though, and nothing has been confirmed by Apple itself. However, the thought that this could happen is quite exciting – at least for Apple users like myself. Would a waterproof