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Is Moto G7 Power Waterproof device?

Motorola has just launched its latest smartphone for users. It goes by the name of Moto G7 Power. However, customers want to know whether the new Moto G7 Power is waterproof or not. Well, in this post, we are going to perform Moto G7 Power waterproof test to find out the truth.

The smartphone market is booming up and new smartphones are being launched by companies every week. The latest smartphone by Motorola, Moto G7 Power smartphone is also a great device for modern consumers. Since there is no information about the IP68 waterproof rating for the device. Many customers want to know whether Moto G7 Power will survive under water or not. To test this out, we will be conducting Moto G7 Power waterproof test to find out the truth.

Is Moto G7 Power Waterproof device? - Waterproof test

Is Moto G7 Power Waterproof device? – 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.

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Modern smartphones need to have waterproof certification to withstand any possible water damage. In the case of Moto G7 Power, it is not having a waterproof certification. However, this doesn’t mean that it is not waterproof at all. Today we will conduct Moto G7 Power waterproof test, to find out whether this device is waterproof or not. But before that, have a look at the device specifications.

Device Specifications:

Motorola Moto G7 Power smartphone was launched in February 2019. It’s having a magnificent display size of 6.20 inches with a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. The device is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core processor and is coupled with 3GB of RAM. Moto G7 Power offers 32GB of internal storage which you can expand up to 512 GB with a MicroSD card. The Motorola Moto G7 Power runs Android 9.0 and is powered by a 5000mAh. It measures 160.83 x 76.00 x 9.40 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 198.00 grams. As far as cameras are concerned, Motorola Moto G7 Power packs a 12-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.25-micron) primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

Moto G7 Power waterproof test

There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Moto G7 Power 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 Moto G7 Power is waterproof or not.

warning

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.

Moto G7 Power 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 didn’t find any signs of damage on the device. It seems that the device is indeed splashproof to some extent.

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Moto G7 Power 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.

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After testing Moto G7 Power in artificial rain condition, we came to know the device holds good in rainy conditions. However, the user can’t make or place calls because the speaker doesn’t work properly in shower conditions.

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Moto G7 Power Quick Immersion Test

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

After performing this test we found out that the device cannot hold under water. The speaker has a distorted sound.

Touchscreen Control Doesn’t respond to touch inputs
Water damage with hardware Volume buttons not working
Speaker Distorted sound

Moto G7 Power 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 Moto G7 Power is dustproof.

Conclusion: Can Moto G7 Power survive under water?

Splash Proof Test Pass
Shower test Fail
Quick Immersion Test Fail
DustProof Test Pass

The latest Moto G7 Power isn’t officially IP68 certified. However, it will survive some water splashes, accidental drops of water or everyday use in the moderate dusty environment.

Comments

  1. My phone dropped in a bucket of water (with a rubber case) for about 1 second. Worked immediately, and though speaker was distorted for a few minutes is working perfectly now, so far. This was approximately 4 hours ago

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