Can Huawei P20 Pro survive Under Water? – Waterproof test

Huawei is trying to make a premium smartphone since its launch. Their new flagship was launched in March 2018 and is supposed to be a fantastic camera device. However, with unmatched camera features, customers want to know whether this device can do underwater photography. The device indeed comes with an official IP67 waterproof rating, but we will test that to its extreme. So today we will get to know about that in our Huawei P20 Pro waterproof test.

Can Huawei P20 Pro survive Under Water? - Waterproof test

Before we continue with our Huawei P20 Pro waterproof test, let’s get to know about some of its specifications. The device comes with a beautiful 6.1-inch display with 1080 by 2240 pixels resolution. This roughly translates to 408 PPI pixel density. An octa-core processor powers Huawei P20 Pro with a clock speed of 1.8GHz. It is coupled with 6GB of RAM which is more than enough to run apps and heavy games. Talking about the camera department, it has got three different cameras at its rear end. They are capable of taking some awesome shots from the device. Now let’s do Huawei P20 Pro waterproof test.

Huawei P20 Pro Splash Proof Test

In the splash proof test, we will try to check whether or not Huawei P20 Pro is splash proof. We will test with artificial water splashes. This test will show us whether this device is splashproof or not.

When we subject Huawei P20 Pro to our splash-proof test with the help of artificial water splash, we do not see any damage in the smartphone. There are no signs of damage at all.

Touchscreen Works
Camera No problem
Splashproof Yes

Huawei P20 Pro Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well. Later on, we will see if the device withstands these conditions or not.

After testing Huawei P20 Pro in artificial rain condition, we came to a conclusion that the device can be used in the rainy environment. The touchscreen also responds to touch inputs. So users can make or receive calls in rain.

Can you use the device in rainy conditions Yes
Can you use the device while taking a shower Yes
Any damage due to rain or water droplets No

Huawei P20 Pro Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Huawei P20 Pro with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives or not.

Water damage with hardware None
Camera Works
Speaker Works

I/O Ports Water Test

In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Huawei P20 Pro or not

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Charging Point Works
Power & volume rocker buttons Works
Touchscreen Works
Speaker Works
Earpiece & Mic Works
Any other I/O port damage None

Huawei P20 Pro Water Immersion Test

When the device is immersed in water, water does not go inside the device. This shows us that the device is waterproof. This is because the device has an official IP67 waterproof rating.

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) IP67
Splashproof test Passed
Rainwater test Passed
Water immersion test Passed


  1. I accidently went swimming for about 30 mins in a Leisure Pool (rapids) before I realised it was in my pocket. So it was submerged about 1 meter at times for all that time. When I realised I thought “game over” but the phone was absolutely fine and wasn’t affected at all thankfully!

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