Re: Water Resistance
"Not that I've ever done this, but I know plenty of people who have."
I dropped one in the River Avon. I was attached to it at the time. Resolved never to have happen again.
Old style Blackberries could be operated through a waterproof bag (real buttons). Good enough.
Replaced with Sony. Replaced with another Sony.
I also have a spare phone with a replaceable battery in case of emergency, but it lives indoors or in the car.
OK, atypical user.