IPx7 is fine for taking into the shower.
For the record it’s entirely possible to achieve IPX7 or even IPX8 with holes in the casing – you (or rather the engineers developing the product) only need to make sure that any water entering these holes does not cause damage.
Can you shower with ipx7 headphones?
IPX7 rating means the electrical equipment inside the headphones is protected against immersion in water up to 30 minutes in shallow water. You can feel a lot more confident using your headphones in shower or when bathing if you know that.
Is ipx7 fully waterproof?
Devices with the IPX5 and IPX6 ratings are considered water resistant. IPX7 – A device with a level 7 water resistance rating can survive (without any damage) immersion in water of up to 1m (approx. 3ft) for 30min. All the devices with the IPX7 rating are considered fully waterproof.
Can you use waterproof earbuds in the shower?
This is one thing you need to take seriously when using your waterproof earbuds in the shower. Waterproof earbuds such as xFyro earbuds with an IP67 rating will survive water from the showerhead for up to 30 minutes. It means, the higher the waterproof rating the number of minutes you can use them under the shower.
Can I shower with ipx4?
With an IPX4 Water-Resistant Rating, the headphones will be “protected” from splashing water at any angle. These are ideal for fitness with no need to worry about sweat damaging them. And you can wear them in the rain. In the shower they may work.