Is Huawei Honor View 20 a Waterproof smartphone?

Modern smartphones need to have waterproof certification to withstand any possible water damage. In case of Huawei Honor View 20, it is not having a waterproof certification. However, this doesn’t mean that it is not waterproof at all. Today we will conduct Huawei Honor View 20 waterproof test, to find out whether this device is waterproof or not.

Is Huawei Honor View 20 a Waterproof smartphone?

Huawei Honor View 20 was launched this December 2018. Huawei has launched many successful smartphone devices with great specs. The new Huawei Honor View 20 also stands great when it comes to specifications. Due to a budget oriented device, it is not having any official waterproof certifications. However, we will conduct Huawei Honor View 20 waterproof test to be sure.

Is Huawei Honor View 20 a Waterproof smartphone?

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. Since Huawei Honor View 20 is not having any official IP68 waterproof certification, we will conduct Huawei Honor View 20 waterproof test to find out the truth.

Before moving with Huawei Honor View 20 waterproof test, let’s get to know some of the device specifications:

  • The phone comes with a massive 6.4-inch display
  • Resolution of 1080 by 2310 pixels
  • Powered by octa-core processor and coupled with 6GB of RAM
  • 48-megapixel (f/1.8) primary camera on the rear and a 25-megapixel front shooter for selfies
  • Massive 4000 mAh non-removal battery

Huawei Honor View 20 Waterproof Test

There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Huawei Honor View 20 is waterproof or not. These include Splashproof test, water immersion test, rainwater test, and dustproof test. After performing all these tests, we will be able to know whether Huawei Honor View 20 is waterproof or not.

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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.

Huawei Honor View 20 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 the touchscreen is not responding to input. This quicky fixes when the screen is wiped with a cloth. This shows that the device is not splashproof.

Touchscreen Touchscreen is not responding to user input
Camera Camera works perfectly
I/O ports No water damage found

Huawei Honor View 20 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 Huawei Honor View 20 in artificial rain condition, we came to know the device holds good in rainy conditions. However, users will not be able to make or place calls.

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Abel to use in Showering conditions No
Possible damage due to rainy conditions Speaker malfunction, Fog in the camera lens

Huawei Honor View 20 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.

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

Touchscreen Control Doesn’t respond to touch inputs
Water damage with hardware Not found
Speaker Non-functional

Huawei Honor View 20 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 Honor View 20 is dustproof.

Conclusion: Can Huawei Honor View 20 survive under water?

After performing the rainwater test on Huawei Honor View 20, we can say that the device is not ready for any water-related activities.

Splash Proof Test Fail
Rainwater test Fail
Immersion Test Fail
DustProof Test Pass

During the tests, the device was not responding to touches and the speaker sound was also distorted. So the user can not use Huawei Honor View 20 in rainy weather or while showering. Since this device is not waterproof, users are advised not to use this device near or in water/moisture environments. Because this can potentially hard the device.

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