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Is Oppo A5 2020 waterproof device?

Oppo A5 2020 was launched on 11th September 2019. With its launch, many customers want to know whether it has a waterproof or splashproof rating or not. Since it is a budget segment device, there are many rumors about the waterproofing capabilities of this device. So today, we will conduct Oppo A5 2020 waterproof test to find out whether the new Oppo A5 2020 is waterproof or not.

Smartphone markets are not booming up with new entries every month. Midrange or budget devices are very much in demand so companies are taking care of them by providing affordable yet powerful smartphones. The new Oppo A5 2020 is one such device. However is the new Oppo A5 2020 a waterproof device? Well, today we will find out in our Oppo A5 2020 waterproof test.

Is Oppo A5 2020 waterproof device?

Is Oppo A5 2020 waterproof device?

For any smartphone to be waterproof, it must possess certain IP ratings. These IP ratings can tell us whether the new smartphone is waterproof, splashproof or both. Many modern smartphone manufacturers are now including IP67 or IP68 ratings with their devices.

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An IP rating is an international standard that is used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of modern smartphones. These IP ratings are presented in the form of IP followed by two numbers.

IP68 rating is the best that a smartphone can hold. However, it is important to note that this IP testing is done against freshwater. So you might end with slightly different results against saltwater or other liquids such as soft drinks.

According to the official website of Oppo mobiles, no waterproof IP67 or IP68 waterproof ratings are mentioned for the device. This suggests that the device is officially waterproof. This is expected from such a mid-range smartphone. However it might be splashproof, so we will still proceed with our Oppo A5 2020 waterproof test.

Oppo A5 2020 Specifications

Oppo A5 2020 runs on the latest Android Pie with ColorOS 6.0.1 on top. It comes with a massive 6.5-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 by 1600 pixels. Oppo A5 2020 is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM. It comes equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that also supports reverse charging. It supports expandable storage and comes with 64 GB onboard memory.

As far as cameras are concerned, it has a quad-camera system. Which includes 12 MP primary camera, 8 MP ultra-wide camera, a 2 MP monochrome camera, and a 2MP depth camera sensor. For the selfies lovers, it has a 8 MP selfie camera.

Oppo A5 2020 Waterproof test

Despite all the killer features, it’s sad to see that Oppo A5 2020 doesn’t come with a waterproof body. However, it might be splashproof and dustproof. So we are going to perform a quick Oppo A5 2020 waterproof test to find out the truth.

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This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test will only give an idea of whether a device is waterproof or not. We recommend users not to try this test at home, as it might damage your device.

Device part Splashproof Test Dustproof Test
Camera camera fail dust in lens
Screen works works
Speaker works no dust in speaker

Conclusion

Upon conducting the waterproof test on Oppo A5 2020, we can come to the conclusion that the device is not waterproof or splashproof. However, it is dustproof to some extent. We recommend users not to use this device in rain, shower or anywhere near pools or lakes. Also, keep special care of your device since its not officially waterproof.

Since the new Oppo A5 2020 is not officially waterproof, you cannot enjoy all the waterproof features. So we advise you to take proper care of your device by following these:

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  • Not to take underwater photos with the device
  • Don’t make or receive calls in rain or while taking a shower
  • Not to take underwater selfies etc.
  • Do not drink coffee, soft drink or alcohol when you’re using your device.

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