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[Amazon Canada] Waterproof Phone Pouch for All Devices up to 6.5", $9.99 for 2!

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Andyc416 wrote:
Sep 11th, 2019 12:47 pm
i have an Aukey version of this and the touch screen does work but not when wet / underwater. it makes taking pics underwater challenging.
Cant you program the up or down button as shutter button?
Normally double click on power turn on camera.
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This seems like a different model, is it newer?

https://www.amazon.ca/Mpow-Waterproof-D ... 01HOCXVJ8/

Unlike the earlier linked new one, first difference I see is clear bottom not a black thing there too? No idea what else is different. Why so many different versions!

I am seeing it for $11.99 with a $1 coupon...

Edit: the more I look, the more variations I see from all the different brands! As much as I don't want to walk into a retail store and buy some known brand for $x, these super cheap versions including 2 just has me worried...
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Kaitlyn wrote:
Sep 13th, 2019 8:50 pm
This seems like a different model, is it newer?

https://www.amazon.ca/Mpow-Waterproof-D ... 01HOCXVJ8/

Unlike the earlier linked new one, first difference I see is clear bottom not a black thing there too? No idea what else is different. Why so many different versions!

I am seeing it for $11.99 with a $1 coupon...

Edit: the more I look, the more variations I see from all the different brands! As much as I don't want to walk into a retail store and buy some known brand for $x, these super cheap versions including 2 just has me worried...
OP's will somewhat float if filled with air, less so if it's purged before sealing. The updated version has no black border on the sides, just the bar at the bottom. The one you linked is also clear but all the way around and a wider edge, older.

Then there are ones that are titled "Floatable", the older one has a thicker border, the newer version has upgraded EVA sponge inside, a thinner border. They can be air purged and still float.

If I didn't have a floatable strap from my Panasonic tough camera to switch out the lanyard, I'd get a floatable case. I'm not looking to use my phone underwater, I want some additional protection put in one of these cases and inside my water bag when kayaking. I think some people have the misconception certain phones are waterproof when in fact seals degrade over time and for example, Apple does not cover water damage in their standard warranty if the indicator inside turns red.

I'd do the tissue test regardless, then see it's level of buoyancy with an old phone inside.
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back to regular price. OP states in thread title deal expires Sept. 17 ??
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If you are taking above water photo, those pouches are ok. However, if you take underwater, it is best to get a waterproof case lifeproof or catalyst if you to have best result. As there is gap between the pouch, the photo or video are often distorted.
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back to regular price. OP states in thread title deal expires Sept. 17 ??
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theflyingsquirrel wrote:
Sep 13th, 2019 12:08 am
Cant you program the up or down button as shutter button?
Normally double click on power turn on camera.
Or just use the voice assistant. Hey Google ,take a picture
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OP's will somewhat float if filled with air, less so if it's purged before sealing. The updated version has no black border on the sides, just the bar at the bottom. The one you linked is also clear but all the way around and a wider edge, older.

Then there are ones that are titled "Floatable", the older one has a thicker border, the newer version has upgraded EVA sponge inside, a thinner border. They can be air purged and still float.

If I didn't have a floatable strap from my Panasonic tough camera to switch out the lanyard, I'd get a floatable case. I'm not looking to use my phone underwater, I want some additional protection put in one of these cases and inside my water bag when kayaking. I think some people have the misconception certain phones are waterproof when in fact seals degrade over time and for example, Apple does not cover water damage in their standard warranty if the indicator inside turns red.

I'd do the tissue test regardless, then see it's level of buoyancy with an old phone inside.
Yeah I really just want waterproof protection - being able to use it in the case is a bonus if I want to text or something... but any camera usage would be out of the case.

Floating is likewise a decently important thing for me. I imagine a floating strap would be good enough, or do you think a case specifically designed to float?
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Kaitlyn wrote:
Sep 14th, 2019 4:52 pm
Yeah I really just want waterproof protection - being able to use it in the case is a bonus if I want to text or something... but any camera usage would be out of the case.

Floating is likewise a decently important thing for me. I imagine a floating strap would be good enough, or do you think a case specifically designed to float?
I prefer the floating neoprene ones over the bulky life jacket type straps. Mine looks like this:

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sprung wrote:
Sep 14th, 2019 11:09 am
Or just use the voice assistant. Hey Google ,take a picture
No offence, but using voice assistant under water? Lol
It will be like blah blah blah. Google may have a hard time understanding what are you trying to say.
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