Nokia used to be one o the biggest smartphone manufacturing companies of all time. However, with the rise of android and ios devices in the market, Nokia was losing the race. However, Nokia is trying to gain back all the love by launching powerful and feature-rich smartphones. Their latest device is Nokia 6.1 Plus which was launched in July 2018. Nokia .1 plus is a big brother to its original Nokia 6.1 device. As Nokia used to be a company which makes indestructible smartphones, customers want to know whether the new Nokia 6.1 Plus with surviving any water attack? Well, there are no official IP68 waterproof ratings to be sure. However, we will conduct a series of test which will confirm whether Nokia 6.1 Plus is waterproof or not. So without wasting any time, let’s start with Nokia 6.1 Plus waterproof test.
Before starting with our Nokia 6.1 Plus waterproof test, let’s get to know some of the specifications for the device. Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with a 5.8-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 by 2280 pixels. The device is powered by octa-core processor and is coupled with 4 GB of RAM. Nokia 6.1 Plus weights only 151 grams despite of its large screen size. The device got a full day battery life with 3060 mAh battery. Talking about the camera department, it has a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
Nokia 6.1 Plus waterproof test
In this test, we are going to check whether this device is waterproof or not. Since there are no official IP68 ratings so its hard to tell. However after out test results come out, you will be sure about it.
The waterproof test comprises of different types of test which includes water. So we are going to take a couple of tests to figure out whether this device is waterproof or not. So let’s start!
Splash Proof Test
In Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash. This will tell us whether the device survives in such condition. When we subject Nokia 6.1 Plus to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. there are no complications at all.
In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well.
After testing the Nokia 6.1 Plus in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. However, the screen becomes unresponsive to touches. This means that the users will not be able to use the device while it’s raining.
In this test, we are going to wash Nokia 6.1 Plus with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives or not. This will help us verify that this device is waterproof or not. After performing the washing test, the device seems to be working. There are no signs of water damage to any component of the device.
I/O Ports Water Test
In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Nokia 6.1 Plus or not.
|Power & volume rocker buttons||Works|
|Any other I/O port damage||None|
|Earpiece & Mic||Works|
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 his device is dustproof.
|Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings)||Not found|