So Huawei is being popular in the news and social media because of their latest flagship smartphone – Huawei P20 Lite. It was launched in March 2018, and current customers can buy it with a price tag of Rs. 19,999 only. As this smartphone is not budget oriented, customers are eager to know whether it supports all the premium features or not. One of them is the waterproof and splashproof feature. Although the official Huawei site does not claim the device to have IP67/68 certified ratings. So our Huawei P20 Lite Waterproof test will reveal whether the device is waterproof or not.
Before proceeding with the waterproof test, let us first discuss some of its specifications. Huawei P20 Lite comes with a 5.84-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 by 2280 pixels. It is powered by an octa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. Talking about the camera department, it has 16MP primary camera along with a 24MP selfie camera. Huawei P20 Lite runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI on top of it. All this package comes under 145 grams with its 3000mAh battery.
Huawei P20 Lite Splash Proof Test
In the Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash to see whether the device survives in such a condition. So when we subject Huawei P20 Lite to an artificial water splash, it quickly resists the water droplets thanks to its all body oleophobic properties.
|I/O ports||No damage found|
Huawei P20 Lite Rainwater test
In this test, we are going to suspend the device in an 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 Lite in artificial rain conditions, we observed that the device works perfectly in such conditions. The user can use the device flawlessly in these conditions. However, the device gets a little slippery, so people should take special care while raining.
|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|
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Huawei P20 Lite Washing Test
In this test, we are going to wash the device with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives
|Water damage with hardware||No|
I/O Ports Water Test
In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Huawei P20 Lite or not.
|Earpiece & Mic||Works|
|Power & volume rocker buttons||Works|
|Any other I/O port damage||Nope|
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Huawei P20 Lite Water Immersion Test
When the device is immersed in water, water does not go inside the device. The device does not have any official IP68 rating, but it seems to hold good underwater.
|Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings)||None|
|Water immersion test||Passed|
|I/O ports damage||None|
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