How many times has the IT department replaced a company-issued smartphone because it was dropped in a client's vichyssoise? With an ingress protection rating of IP67, the GS5 is practically waterproof. It's also impervious to dust, dirt, grit and grime. When it gets dirty, it can take a three-minute shower and be good as new. We'll admit that it was odd at first to see it in the drink. But our confidence grew as the GS5 took a licking and kept on ticking. Resistance to the elements means fewer replacements, less data migration, fewer inventory transfers and less SIM swapping. Pop-ups offer reminders to reseal its two waterproof covers. Interestingly, the headphone jack, mics and speakers need no covers and continue to work underwater.