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Will the Pelican 1050 or 1060 dry box hold my iPhone?

Will the Pelican 1050 or 1060 dry box hold my iPhone?

 The Pelican Dry Boxes can fit most phones with very few exceptions. They come in a few different shapes and sizes, and a great option for keeping your phone safe in any conditions, they are drop-proof, shockproof, waterproof, and used in the toughest professions in the world. These will even keep up to 1.74 lb. of weight buoyant! Still not convinced it's the tough case for you? They also hold strong between -10°F and 199°F. How's that for tough. This comes in a lightweight package too, weighing between just under a pound and just barely more than 1 pound.


What phones fit in the Pelican 1050 and 1060 Dry Box?

The short answer is yes, unless you have an iPhone 12 Pro Max or some Galaxy Note models. iPhone and Android phones (Pixel, Samsung galaxy, Nokia, etc) fit nicely inside these boxes. The 1050 dry box has an inner-length of 160.2mm (6.31"). Here's what phones fit inside:

Phone Does it fit 1050 Dry box?  Does it fit 1060 Dry box?
iPhone 12 Pro Max No Yes
iPhone 12 Pro Yes Yes
iPhone 12 Mini Yes Yes
iPhone 12 Yes Yes
iPhone 11 Pro Max Yes, without a phone case Yes
iPhone 11 Pro Yes Yes
iPhone 11
Yes Yes
iPhone XR
Yes Yes
iPhone X (10) Yes Yes
iPhone SE
Yes Yes
iPhone XS Max
Yes Yes
iPhone 8 Plus Yes Yes
iPhone 8 Yes Yes
iPhone 8 Plus Yes Yes
iPhone 7 Yes Yes
iPhone 7 Plus Yes Yes
iPhone 6/6S Yes Yes
iPhone 6 Plus Yes Yes
iPhone 5/5C/5S Yes Yes
Samsung Galaxy S21 Yes Yes
Samsung Galaxy S21+ Yes Yes
Samsung Galaxy S21+ Ultra No Yes
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra No Yes
Samsung Galaxy Note20 No Yes
Google Pixel 5XL Yes Yes
Google Pixel 5 Yes Yes
Google Pixel 4XL Yes Yes
Google Pixel 4 Yes Yes
Google Pixel 4a Yes Yes
Google Pixel 3 Yes Yes
Google Pixel 3XL Yes Yes
Google Pixel 2XL Yes


Google Pixel 2 Yes Yes
Other phones 6.25" and smaller fit 8.2" and smaller fit



What are the inner-dimensions of the Pelican 1050 and 1060 Dry Box?

While the outer dimensions are a bit larger for insulation and protection, the padded inner-dimensions a bit smaller. Here they are:

Pelican 1050 dry box
Pelican 1050 Dry Box

Inner Dimensions
Width: 3.68"
Depth: 2.75"

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pelican 1060 dry box

Pelican 1060 Dry Box

Inner Dimensions
Width: 4.25"
Depth: 2.25"

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Are Dry Boxes completely waterproof?

Yes, Pelican Dry Boxes are waterproof and also balance inner-pressure while keeping that water completely out. A great way to keep your phone, keys, wallet, and other essentials safe when on the water or in the woods.

These boxes carry an IP67 Rating, with the first digit 6, being a protection against solid objects, and the second digit, 7, being protection against liquids. 

IP67 Dry Rating: Totally protected against dust

IP67 Wet rating: Protected against the effects of temporary immersion between 15cm and 1m. Duration of test 30 minutes.


Where can I buy a Pelican Dry Box?

Pelican Dry Boxes are available and in stock at Adventure Ready! We stock all colors and sizes and even offer free shipping.
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What's the difference between the Pelican 1050 dry box and the 1060 dry box?

The main difference between these two boxes is size. The 1060 is a little bit larger in both the internal and external measurements. Here's how they compare outside:

1050 outer dimensions: 7.50" x 5.06" x 3.12"
1060 outer dimensions

1060 outer dimensions: 9.37" x 5.56" x 2.62"

1060 outer dimensions


What are my other options for Pelican Dry Boxes?

You can also check out the Pelican Go Cases, which offers a distinct style difference at a slightly higher price point.

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