After the successful launch of Oppo Real 2 in the market, Oppo has decided to launch the Pro version with much more capable CPU and specifications. The device was launched on September 2018 and is a huge hit for budget smartphone buyers. However, most users believe that Oppo Real 2 Pro has waterproof certification. This is not true at all, Oppo RealMe 2 Pro has no official waterproof certifications. However, today this very article, we will test this device to the extreme to find out whether you can use this device under water or not. So let's get started.
Oppo RealMe 2 Pro a waterproof device?
Whenever a customer is looking for a device, they look for certain security features as well. These security features include Gorilla glass protection, Splashproof and waterproof capabilities. It's sad to know that RealMe 2 Pro has no official IP68 waterproof certification. But do not worry, we are going to perform a full RealMe 2 Pro Waterproof test to find out whether this device can withstand water damage or not.
Quick Specifications for Oppo RealMe 2 Pro:
RealMe 2 Pro comes with a beautiful 6.3-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. This makes the screen density of 409 PPI pixels per inch. The device is available to buy in the Indian market for a mere price of 13,990 INR only.
RealMe 2 Pro is powered by 1.8 GHz octa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The base model comes with 64 GB of storage option which you can easily expand with a memory card.
Talking about the camera department, RealMe 2 Pro has got a 16-megapixel (f/1.7) primary camera and a 2-megapixel (f/2.4) secondary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies
Oppo RealMe 2 Pro Waterproof Test
There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Oppo RealMe 2 Pro is waterproof or not. These include Splashproof test, water immersion test, rainwater test, and dustproof test. Today, we are going to perform Oppo RealMe 2 Pro waterproof test. So stay tuned for the results.
Oppo RealMe 2 Pro Splash Proof Test
In this test, we are going to put some water droplets on the device to find out how the device reacts to it. Since most of the devices have an oleophobic coating which saves them from any kind of water splash from fatal damage. After performing the splashproof test we came to know that:
|Touchscreen||Touchscreen is not responding to user input (ghost touch problem)|
|Camera||No fog in the camera lens, camera works perfectly|
|I/O ports||No water damage found|
|Speaker||Little distortion which turns normal after 10-20 minutes (Normal)|
Oppo RealMe 2 Pro Rainwater test
In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. Later one we will see if the device is ideal to use in rainy conditions or showering conditions. After testing Oppo RealMe 2 Pro in artificial rain condition, we came to know:
|Able to use in Rainy conditions||Yes, but for a limited time (Speaker damage is expected)|
|Abel to use in Showering conditions||Yes, but not recommended (Speaker damage is expected)|
|Possible damage due to rainy conditions||Speaker malfunction, Fog in the camera lens|
Oppo RealMe 2 Pro Immersion Test
In this test, we are going to immerse the device with a bucket full of water for 1 minute and will see whether it survives this or not. After performing this test we found out that:
|Touchscreen Control||Doesn't respond to touch inputs|
|Water damage with hardware||Not found|
|Camera||No fog lens|
Oppo RealMe 2 Pro DustProof Test
In this test, we will keep the device in a sandy environment with lots of grain and sand particles with a running fan around it. This situation mimics dust storms and will check how the device holds in such conditions.
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After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Oppo RealMe 2 Pro is dustproof.
Conclusion: Is RealMe 2 Pro waterproof?
After performing all sort of waterproof test, we came to know that indeed Realme 2 Pro is waterproof and splashproof to some extent. However, it is not having an official IP68 certificate so users are requested to take care of their device.
|Immersion||Failed (speaker damage)|
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Users should not drop their RealMe 2 Pro device in water because this will probably damage the speaker and earpiece and can cause permanent damage as well. Also, the screen fluctuates with water droplets so users can't make or receive phone calls in rainy environments.