Is LG V50 ThinQ has a Waterproof IP rating ?

LG V50 ThinQ is out in the market and people are loving it. Customers want to know whether the new LG V50 ThinQ is waterproof or not. So, let’s check whether LG V50 ThinQ is waterproof or not with our LG V50 ThinQ waterproof test.

LG has recently launched a new device – LG V50 ThinQ with 6.4-inch display. In the world of large displays, this seems quite comfortable to hold. This si the reason why customers are so pumped about this device. However, before buying this device, customers want to know whether this device will survive under water or not. Since the device cost roughly around 50,000 in India, customers want to b sure whether this device is officially waterproof or not.

A waterproof smartphone is very important in today’s era as many people are engaging with shower calls, swimming selfies, and underwater photography. Thsi new trend has increased the popularity of waterproof smartphones. So LG has launched its latest device – LG V50 ThinQ with official IP68 water and dust resistant technology. Apart from that, the device is also MIL-STD 810 military grade certified. However, today in this article, we will check whether you can take underwater photos or go swimming with this device in our LG V50 ThinQ waterproof test.

Is LG V50 ThinQ has a Waterproof IP rating ?

Is LG V50 ThinQ has a Waterproof IP rating? 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. When it comes to certifications, then LG V50 ThinQ is IP68 certified waterproof. However, we will test this to its extreme in our LG V50 ThinQ waterproof test. But before that, have a look at device specifications.

Device Specifications:

Device Name LG V50 ThinQ
Screen  6.4″ (16.26 cm) display & resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels
Processor Octa core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485) processor
Battery 4000 mAh
IP67/68 waterproof ratings IP 68 water & dust resistant

LG V50 ThinQ Waterproof test

There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether how long LG V50 ThinQ will survive under water. Usually, a waterproof smartphone can hold up to 30 minutes while submerged into water. However, we will test this to its mark in our LG V50 ThinQ waterproof test.


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.

LG V50 ThinQ Quick Immersion Test

In this test, we are going to put the device in water for 30 seconds. After that, we will test whether the device has got any damage or not.

Display Working fine
Hardware No damage

After performing the quick immersion test we didn’t find any signs of damage on the device. Since the device is IP68 certified, it’s great that the device can withstand underwater for 30 seconds.

LG V50 ThinQ Shower 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.

Hardware damage None
Able to call? yes, the user can make calls

After testing LG V50 ThinQ in artificial rain condition, we came to know that there are no complications in the device. Also, the user can easily make or receive calls during a shower or rainy environments.

LG V50 ThinQ Water Immersion Test

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

Water damage None
Touchscreen Absolutely fine

After water immersion test, we came to now that the device holds perfectly fine under such conditions. This means that you can also do underwater photography with this device.

LG V50 ThinQ 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.

After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed LG V50 ThinQ is dustproof.

Conclusion: Can LG V50 ThinQ survive under water?

LG V50 ThinQ is an amazing device with waterproof and dustproof capabilities. Apart from that, it also comes with military grade protection. So you don’t need to worry about little bumps or dumps. You can use this device underwater to take beautiful shots or can talk with your loved ones while it’s raining. LG V50 ThinQ comes with official IP68 waterproof ratings. So you don’t have to worry about getting your device damaged by water.

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