Is Nokia X5 a waterproof device?

India’s favorite company is back with another product launch. Yes, Nokia has launched yet their another android based smartphone on July 2018 with the name Nokia X5. The new Nokia X5 brings notch support to Nokia fans. Since NOKIA is known for making everlasting smartphones, people are wondering whether this device will hold up to date or not. As most people demand a waterproof device in the modern era, Nokia X5 doesn’t come with official IP68 waterproof ratings. So customers want to know whether this device is waterproof or not. Today in this blog post we will check whether Nokia X5 is waterproof or not in our Noki X5 waterproof test. So without a further wait, let’s start.

Is Nokia X5 a waterproof device?

Before starting with our Nokia X5 waterproof test, let’s discuss some of its specifications. The device comes with a 5.86-inch display with a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. Nokia X5 is powered by 2GHz octa-core processor which is coupled with 3GB of RAM. The device comes with 32GB of internal storage which is expandable to 26GB via a microSD card. Talking about the camera department, it is having a 13MP primary shooter with an 8MP selfie camera. Now the specifications part is over, so let’s start the Nokia X5 waterproof test.

Nokia X5 Splash Proof Test

In Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash to see whether the device survives in such condition. Since Nokia X5 does not have any kind of proper IP68 waterproof ratings, it might or might not survive this test.

So when we subject Nokia X5 to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. However, the touchscreen seems to be unresponsive but no damage is registered at all.

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Touchscreen Working
Camera No damage
Splashproof Yes

Nokia X5 Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well.

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After testing the Nokia X5 in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. However, the screen becomes unresponsive to touches. So users may not use this device in the shower.

Can you use the device in rainy conditions Yes
Can you use the device while taking a shower Yes
Any damage due to rain or water droplets No

Nokia X5 Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Nokia X5 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.

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Camera Works perfectly
Speaker No damage
Water damage with hardware No

I/O Ports Water Test

In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Nokia X5 or not.

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Power & volume rocker buttons Works
Any other I/O port damage None
Charging Point Works
Touchscreen No damage
Earpiece & Mic Works
Speaker Little bit distorted

Nokia X5 Immersion Test

When the device is immersed in water, water does not go inside the device. However, the water does go into the speaker module. SO speaker souls a little mild and distorted. Apart from that, no water damage is registered on the device.

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) Not found
Splashproof test Passed
Rainwater test Passed
Water immersion test Passed

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