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Your new smartphone might be missing a headphone jack, but it probably has a cool new feature to make up for it: Water resistance. Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones are the latest smartphones from the search engine giant that ditch the 3.5mm jack (boosting the effectiveness of its water resistance efforts) in favour of dust and water resistance. But there's more than one way to classify a dust or water resistant device. Here's how to determine how durable your new smartphone is without employing a bucket of sand and a garden hose for testing.