Does Huawei Mate 20 survive under water? – Waterproof test

Huawei is making quality smartphone from a long time and their newest smartphone launch is no exception. The latest smartphone from Huawei – Huawei Mate 20 was launched in August 2018. This smartphone packs some serious specification for consumers. The device is not having any official IP68 waterproof certifications. However, we will test it further in out Huawei Mate 20 waterproof test.

Does Huawei Mate 20 survive under water? - Waterproof test

Before we start with our Huawei Mate 20 waterproof test, let’s get to know some of its features. Huawei Mate 20 comes with a 6.30-inch big touchscreen display. It has a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2340 pixels with a pixel density of 409 pixels per inch. The device is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core processor and is coupled with 4GB of RAM.

When it comes to storage, it comes with 64GB internal storage which you can expand up to 512 GB via a microSD card. Talking about the camera department, Huawei Mate 20 packs a 20-megapixel (f/1.8) + 2-megapixel (f/1.8) primary camera on the rear and a 24-megapixel front shooter for selfies. Now as the specifications are done, let’s start with our Huawei Mate 2o waterproof test.

Huawei Mate 20 waterproof test?

There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Huawei Mate 20 is waterproof or not. Today, we are going to perform Huawei Mate 20 waterproof test. So stay tuned for the results.


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.

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Splash Proof Test

In Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash. This will tell us whether the device survives in such condition. When we subject Huawei Mate 20 to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. there are no complications at all.

Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well. This test will tell us whether users can use this device in rainy conditions to make or receive calls.

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After testing the Huawei Mate 20 in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. This means that the users will be able to use the device while it’s raining.

Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Huawei Mate 20 with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives or not. This will help us verify that this device is waterproof or not. After performing the washing test, the device seems to be working. There are no signs of water damage to any component of the device.

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 Huawei Mate 20 is dustproof.

Results – Is Huawei Mate 20 waterproof device?

After performing all the test, the device has passed all the tests. So we came to a conclusion that Huawei Mate 20 is indeed a waterproof device.

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) None found
Splashproof test Passed
Rainwater test Passed
Washing test Passed
Dustproof test Passed

The official Huawei Mate 20 doesn’t have any official IP68 waterproof ratings, so we recommend users not to use this device in water. It may or may not damage your device.

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