Having a swimming pool isn’t just for the occasional bather or laying poolside anymore. Pool Tech Toys have taken pool ownership to a new level. Yes, you can get your gadgets wet! They days of sticking your wet phone in a jar of rice are over. Nothing has been left on the table when it comes to innovation and pool tech. Companies have made great advances ensuring your pool gadgets are waterproof. This opens Pandora’s Box when it comes to what you can do in the water. The gear below are able to handle some sort of splash and even some of the gadgets are designed to be submerged under water. Yay!
Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers
The JBL Flip 5 is both portable and waterproof. It is able to immersed under water (3.3 ft) for up to 30 minutes at a time. JBL makes it easy to pair multiple Flip 5’s together to create a wireless stereo system. At 7.1″ long and 12 hours of battery life you can tuck these little jewels all around your pool deck to enhance your next pool party.
The watch has been re-imagined. Now, watches can tell you everything from your heart rate to if your music is too loud. The Apple Watch Series 5 is not holding back with its waterproof features. They embraced the rain with the design of this watch. It is water resistant up to 50 feet! Adding to it, the ability to track your swim.
Another good pool tech toy is the Fitbit Charge 4. The Charge 4 is also water resistant up to 50 feet. It can automatically start tracking when you have started your workout. The battery life on the Charge 4 can last up to 7 days. You can also compete with other Fitbit owners which makes getting your swim on that much better!
Phones And Video
Getting your smart phone wet isn’t what it used to be – Destroyed. Not anymore. The Google Pixel 4 is a great tech toy that can stay under 3.3 ft. of water for up to 30 minutes. Game changer right here. This means your phone will no longer get water logged if your pal happens to push you into the pool. You should consider this phone if you are in the market for a powerful smartphone that can withstand the occasional drop in the pool.
You can now video your favorite swimming moments. The Insta360 Go is water resistant and can handle the splashes of your little “learn to swim” swimmer. With that said, the Insta360 is not design to be submerged under water.