Is Lenovo Z6 waterproof device? – Waterproof Test

There’s good news for Lenovo fanbois as Lenovo has just launched their latest device – Lenovo Z6 this July 2019. The device comes with splendid features in a fraction of a cost. Lenovo Z6 is running on latest android 9.0 pie and having a 24-megapixel primary camera with a 4000 mAh long-lasting battery. These features are what catching the eyes of new smartphone buyers these days. However, before making any purchase, customers want to know whether the new Lenovo Z6 is a waterproof device or not. Do confirm that, we will test the device with our Lenovo Z6 Waterproof test, so stay tuned for that.

Lenovo Z6 has two more versions namely Lenovo Z6 Pro and Lenovo Z6 Youth. Both these device has a different set of specificatin and features. But today, in this article, we are going to talk about the waterproof and dustproof capabilities of the new Lenovo Z6 Pro device. So let’s start!

Is Lenovo Z6 waterproof device? - Waterproof Test

Is Lenovo Z6 waterproof device?

A waterproof smartphone is something which can sustain itself underwater for some time without getting any damage. With a waterproof smartphone, you can also enjoy some extra features such as underwater photography, calls in rains, etc. These are the features what most smartphone buyers desire the most. So, is the new Lenovo Z6 waterproof device? Let’s find out.

However, you will be disappointed to know that according to the official specs list, this device does not have any official IP ratings. Which means that the device is not officially waterproof. But don’t lose hope as we will still conduct Lenovo Z6 waterproof test to find out for sure.

What is an IP rating and why is it important?

An IP rating is an international standard which is used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of modern smartphones. These IP ratings are presented in the form of IP followed by two numbers.


A waterproof device contains special IP ratings. An IP rating is an international standard which is used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of modern smartphones. These IP ratings are presented in the form of IP followed by two numbers. IP68 rating is the best that a smartphone can hold. However, it is important to note that this IP testing is done against freshwater. So you might end with slightly different results against saltwater or other liquids such as soft drinks.

Whether your device comes with an IP rating or not, you should always take care while using your smartphone device or tablet around water.

Lenovo Z6 Waterproof & Dustproof Test

Since the official website doesn’t contain any reliable info about the device waterproofing capabilities, so we are going to conduct our own test. Get ready for the Lenovo Z6 waterproof test. But before that, have a look at device specifications:

Device Name Lenovo Z6
Screen  6.39 inch, 1080 x 2340 pixels
Processor Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)
RAM/ROM 6 GB | 128 GB
Battery 4000 mAh
Primary Camera 24 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1.8µm, PDAF
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This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test will only give an idea of whether a device is waterproof or not. We recommend users not to try this test at home, as it might damage your device.

Lenovo Z6 Waterproof Test

In this waterproof test, we are going to put the device in water for 1 minute in a small water tank. After 1 minute, we will test the device for any abnormalities. This test will give us a rough idea of whether the new Lenovo Z6 is waterproof or not.

Camera works
Screen works
Speaker speaker distorted sound

Lenovo Z6 Dustproof Test

In our dustproof 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.

Camera works
Headphone jack works
I/O ports works


After conducting a waterproof test on Lenovo Z6, we can see that the device speaker stopped working after water immersion. This suggests that the device is not waterproof. However, it can manage to withstand any accidental coffee spill or water splashes. We recommend not to use this device in rainy weather. Also, after conducting the dustproof test, we can say that the device is indeed dustproof.

Users are recommended:

  • Not to take underwater photos with the devices
  • Don’t make or receive calls in rain or while taking a shower
  • Not to take underwater selfies etc.

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