Oppo F15 is the latest successor of the previously launched Oppo F11. The device comes with the latest design and slim profile. There are many design enhancements done which makes the user think if the new Oppo F15 comes with a waterproof design. Well today in this waterproof test, we will test that out. Oppo F15 is a great device with great features. However, it must be a waterproof device to stay protected in water or water-related activities like swimming, surfboarding, underwater photography etc.
There are many waterproof smartphones launched in early 2020 which puts huge pressure on companies like Oppo and Vivo to launch waterproof smartphones. Most users suspect that the new Oppo F15 will come with the waterproof and splashproof design. Today in our Oppo F15 waterproof test, we will figure that out soon.
Is Oppo F15 Waterproof device?
Most people buy waterproof smartphones in order to use it underwater. A waterproof smartphone can withstand underwater for an extended period of time. And with a waterproof smartphone, users can enjoy features like underwater photography, take underwater selfies and much more. These features make waterproof smartphone very high demanding products in the modern smartphone market. These kinds of features make the device worth buying in the new 2020.
For any smartphone to be waterproof, it must possess a special IP waterproof rating. 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.
The waterproof technology is a must-have feature in any modern smartphone. Since it gives an extra layer of security and some new features to mobile, many smartphone manufacturers are now shipping their devices with official waterproof ratings.
Oppo F15 Device Specifications
Oppo F15 is an impressive smartphone primarily designed for modern users. It comes with the latest technology like the slim design and under-screen fingerprint display. The device has a 6.4 inch AMOLED display with HD+ resolution. It runs on latest MediaTek Helio P70 and equipped with 8GB of RAM. You can easily play heavy intensive games like PUBG or Call of Duty. Oppo F15 runs on latest colour OS 6 based on Android 9.0 pie. It has a 4000 mAh battery which supports VOOC 3.0 Fast charging.
Talking about the cameras, it has a primary 48-megapixel sensor. It has another 8 MP wide-angle shooter with autofocus for close up or wide shots. Low-light performance is it inadequate and there’s no support for 4K shooting. For selfie enthusiasts, it boasts a 16MP front camera with wide selfie support. However, there is no official waterproof ratings mentioned on the official website. So this means the new Oppo F15 is not officially waterproof.
Oppo F15 Waterproof and Splashproof Test
Since there are no official IP67 or IP68 certification data for Oppo F15, we will conduct a waterproof test. This test will comprise of the waterproof, dustproof and splashproof test. After conducting thee tests, we will know whether the new Oppo F15 is resistant against water or accidental splashes or not.
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.
After conducting the waterproof test on Oppo F15, the device malfunctioned and all I/O ports stopped working. These include the volume rocker buttons, camera hardware and display for the device. This indicates that Oppo F15 is not a waterproof device.
|Device Name||Oppo F15|
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After conducting a waterproof test on Oppo F15, we can say that the device is not officially waterproof. However, it performs well in our dustproof test which means the device should work fine in dusty or windy weather. However, Oppo F15 is not splashproof or waterproof by any means so users should take care of this device while working near water or moist places. The device can not handle accidental water splashes or coffee spills and not ideal for use in rainy conditions.