Is Motorola One Power Water Proof Device? Let’s Find Out

Motorola One Power smartphone was launched in India in August 2018. Since Motorola has been failed in delivering a quality product with great specs to its customers, this time, Motorola has tried to give the best pecs possible to this device. Talking about waterproofing of this device, the device is officially certified as IP67 which is splash proof. However today, we are going to test it further. So let’s start with our Motorola One Power waterproof test.

Is Motorola One Power Water Proof Device? Let's Find Out

Motorola One Power starts at a price range of 15,999 INR which is expensive in the Indian market. So customers want to know whether this device is fully waterproof or not. To test this device to its extreme, we are going to perform multiple tests, which will tell us whether this device is waterproof or not.

Is Motorola One Power Water Proof Device? Let’s Find Out

Before we start with our Motorola One Power waterproof test, let’s get to know some of the latest highlights and features of this device.

  • 6.20-inch touchscreen display
  • Dual-SIM (GSM and GSM)
  • Massive 5000 mAh battery
  • 64GB of internal storage with 4GB of storage
  • 16-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera
  • 12-megapixel selfie camera

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There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Motorola One Power is waterproof or not. Today, we are going to perform Motorola One Power waterproof test. So stay tuned for the results.

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Motorola One Power Splash Proof Test

When Motorola One Power is subjected to water droplets, it resists them due to its oleophobic coating over its body. This gives a little bit of protection from water and also helps to stay non-slippery at the same time. Since the device is officially IP67 certified, there’s no issue in the splashproof test. The screen does not flicker while in water,

Touchscreen Works perfectly
Camera No fog in the camera lens, camera works perfectly
I/O ports No water damage found
Speaker Little distortion which turns normal after 10-20 minutes (Normal)

Motorola One Power 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.

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After testing Motorola One Power in artificial rain condition, it is found that no severe damage is there in the device. The device works perfectly under rainy or showering conditions. However, the speaker volume goes down. However, the user can make or receive calls in such a situation.

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Able to use in Rainy conditions Yes, but for a limited time (Speaker damage is expected)
Abel to use in Showering conditions Yes, but not recommended (Speaker damage is expected)
Possible damage due to rainy conditions Speaker malfunction, Fog in the camera lens

Motorola One Power Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash the device with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives.

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When Motorola One Power is subjected to running tap water, the screen fluctuates, and no touch inputs are registered. This triggers ghost inputs. However, no severe damage is observed with the device.

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Touchscreen Control Doesn’t respond to touch inputs
Water damage with hardware Not found
Speaker Non-functional
Camera No fog lens

I/O Ports Water Test

In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside the device or not. Most smartphones come with a waterproof coating over their I/O ports. After I/O ports water test, it appears that Motorola One Power is doing good as well.

Earpiece & Mic Working
Speaker Little bit distortion in sound
Touchscreen Works
Charging Point Works
Power & volume rocker buttons Works
Any other I/O port damage None

Motorola One 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.

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After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Motorola One Power is dustproof.

Motorola One Power WaterProof test final outcome

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) IP68
Rainwater test Passed (minor speaker damage observed)
Water immersion test Passed (minor speaker damage observed)
I/O ports damage Speaker
Dustproof test Passed

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