Hola, Smartphone lovers! If you are planning to buy a smartphone and want to have all sorts of features on it. You will be thrilled to know that OnePlus – the Chinese smartphone giant has just launched the OnePlus 10R 5G on the 28th of April 2022 in India. This flagship killer has all the features and specifications to make you go over the top, and fans are wondering if the new OnePlus 10R 5G is a waterproof smartphone.
The OnePlus 10R 5G is the same phone launched by the Chinese company a week earlier in CHINA by the branding of OnePlus ACE. It seems obvious that the R version of the OnePlus will be specially designed for the China and India markets, and will not be available in the global market. Earlier this year OnePlus also launched the OnePlus 10. Let’s look at some device specifications and its waterproofing technology.
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Is OnePlus 10R 5G Waterproof Smartphone?
Waterproof smartphones have now become a necessity instead of a mere luxury. That is because these new flagship devices are quite expensive, and users dont want to risk it as water damage can happen even if you accidentally spill your juice or coffee over them.
OnePlus has previously launched many smartphones with waterproof or water resistance devices, so users are speculative about the new OnePlus 10R 5G. The pricing of the device is as follows.
The base variant has 8 gigabits of RAM plus 128 gigabits of internal memory (8+128 GB) will cost you approximately ₹ 38,999 /- Buy Now
The flagship Segment of 12 gigabits of RAM plus 258 gigabits of internal memory (12+256GB) will cost you approximately ₹ 42,999 /- Buy Now
It also has another version with a little less battery but with a whopping 150 W charger. That will cost you Approximately ₹ 43,999 /- Buy Now
OnePlus 10R 5G Device Specification
OnePlus 10R 5G comes with 12 bands and 5G technology. Dual-SIM support, 6.7-inch Fluid AMOLED 120 HZ display with a screen-to-body ratio of 20:9. The smartphone comes with a corning gorilla glass 5. The phone runs on the OxygenOS 12.1 based on the Android 12 out of the box. The MediaTek density of 8100 is enough to make you feel like holding a flagship in your hand.
The biggest selling point of the smartphone is its massive 150-watt charger (Only on selected variants). It fully charges your phone in less than 18 minutes, as claimed by the company.
As far as the camera is concerned, the OnePlus 10R 5G has a triple camera set up of 50+8+2 mp at the back and a 16 MP selfie camera up at the front. The phone is available in Sierra black or Forest Green color.
Is OnePlus 10R 5G Waterproof Device
So, the question arises, does this new flagship really on par to be called a flagship killer? The short answer is NO. OnePlus 10R 5G device has NO protection from dust and water combined. It has no IP waterproof rating. If you are planning to buy this device, please look at the pros and cons of the device too.
Since OnePlus 10R 5G is not officially a waterproof smartphone, you can’t really use it near water bodies as there will always be a risk of liquid damage. If you wish to clean your phone, then you can by using a soft cloth as well as some drips of water and nothing else. You can also some cleaning solutions like IPA if you have access to them.
- Amazing display: This OnePlus device has an amazing fluid AMOLED display.
- Good Cameras: The triple camera setup takes beautiful pictures, as seen in the early review
- Superfast charging: The 150 watts charger does excite us and can save lots of time.
- No expandable memory: There is no slot for the external memory card.
- No NFC: NFC is not present for the nearby sharing.
- Lacks IP rating: There is no ingress protection (IP) rating / waterproof rating for the device which can lead to water damage.
Although I have seen many people test their phones using water by washing or rinsing them in the water faucet. Even some people wash them in a bucket full of water to demonstrate the waterproof capability of the phone. But that’s doesn’t mean the smartphone is fully waterproof. We recommend users NOT to try such stunts as it will ultimately harm your device beyond repairs.
The smartphone market is very vast and competitive these days with new phone launches every day or week, It is a very hefty task to select the best one for you or your loved ones. We hope this article must have helped you in clear some doubts about the OnePlus 10R Waterproofing measures so you can make a smart buying choice.