Did Samsung launch Galaxy M10 to survive under water? – Waterproof Test

Samsung is quickly catching up with the midrange smartphone market with its newly launched Samsung Galaxy M10 and M10 devices. However, customers are eager to know whether to buy these new devices are not. Samsung Galaxy M10 was launched in January 2019. It has an attractive price tag of 7,990 INR only. With amazing specifications, many customers want to buy this device. But before every purchase, every customer wants to know whether this device is waterproof or not. So today in this post, we are going to conduct Samsung Galaxy M10 waterproof test.

Modern smartphone buyers look for official IP68 Waterproof certification before buying a smartphone. Unfortunately, Samsung Galaxy M10 does not have IP68 waterproof ratings. However, we will confirm this with our Samsung Galaxy M10 Waterproof test.

Did Samsung launch Galaxy M10 to survive under water? - Waterproof Test

Did Samsung launch Galaxy M10 to survive under water? – Waterproof Test

Samsung Galaxy M10 was launched in January 2019. It comes with a beautiful water drop display with a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. The device is powered by 1.6 GHz octa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. You will get 32GB of internal storage with microSD support. As far as cameras are concerned, Samsung Galaxy M10 has a dual camera system with 13-megapixel (f/1.9) primary camera and a 5-megapixel (f/2.2) secondary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy M10 runs Android 8.1 Oreo and is powered by a 3400mAh non-removable battery. All these great specifications are available to for customers at a mere price range of INR 7,999 only. Now as we are done with the specifications, let’s start with our Samsung Galaxy M10 waterproof test.

Samsung Galaxy M10 waterproof test

Many smartphone buyers check the waterproof rating of a smartphone before buying the product. A waterproof device can’t get any liquid damage while swimming, in rain or in the shower. This is why the modern generation demands a waterproof smartphone.

There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Samsung Galaxy M10 is waterproof or not. After performing all these tests, we will be able to know whether Samsung Galaxy M10 is waterproof or not.


This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test will only give an idea whether a device is waterproof or not. So users are advised not to try this at home, as it might damage your device.

Samsung Galaxy M10 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.

Water damage No
Screen / Touch Screen Screen does not respond to user touch.
Any other hardware damage No

After performing the splashproof test we didn’t find any signs of damage on the device. However, the device doesn’t respond to user touch. However, this is temporary and the screen works fine after cleaning it with a microfiber cloth. It seems that the device is indeed splashproof to some extent. However, we recommend users not to use this device in water.

Samsung Galaxy M10 Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in an artificial shower/rain environment. Later one we will see if the device is ideal to use in rainy conditions or showering conditions.

Water Damage Mild speaker damage
Speaker damage Speaker sound distorted
Able to make/place calls No

After testing Samsung Galaxy M10 in artificial rain condition, we came to know the device doesn’t hold good in rainy conditions. The speaker doesn’t work properly in such conditions. This means that a user will not be able to make or receive calls in the shower or rainy environment.

Samsung Galaxy M10 Quick Immersion Test

In this test, we are going to immerse the device with a bucket full of water for 30 seconds and will see whether it survives this or not.

Touchscreen Control/Screen Screen damage
Water damage Speaker not working
Speaker Nonfunctional

After performing this test we found out that the device cannot hold under water. The speaker becomes completely malfunctioned

Conclusion: Can Samsung Galaxy M10 survive under water?

After performing the tests on Samsung Galaxy M10, we can say that the device is not ready for any water-related activities. But the device is splashproof to some extent. We recommend users not to use this device near the pool, lakes or beaches.


  1. My Samsung Samsung m10 phone got drenched in rain and I found its screen and display ok and phone working alright but stopped working when battery gone to 0% and phone not taking charge I gave it to Samsung Service centre and took a deposit of 3800 but even after 10 days they are still not sure if they can repair it or not. What will happen if they fail to repair ?

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