Here’s how Apple tells if you’ve dropped your iPhone into water

While the most common way for a smartphone to be taken out of action is by the screen being damaged, a close second is dropping the smartphone into liquid (or spilling something onto it). It’s a common issue that hardware manufacturers fit little devices reacting to water. Called Liquid Contact Indicators (LCI), these are tiny color-changing stickers that are placed in various places inside a device — usually near ports, SIM card slots, and other ingress points for water.

Link: Here’s how Apple tells if you’ve dropped your iPhone into water
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