Is Oppo Find X Waterproof smartphone?

Oppo is a BBK owned Chinese smartphone manufacturer company which launched their latest flagship device Oppo find X. It is getting huge media coverage as it might be the first complete bezel-less smartphone of the year 2018. They have achieved it with the help of a motorized section in Oppo find X which reveals its hidden cameras and sensor. The most interesting part is the camera department as both the front facing as well as backside camera housings are in the motorized section. This brings the waterproofing capabilities of Oppo find X as water easily goes inside moving part. SO to test this, we are performing Oppo Find X waterproof test.

Oppo Find X Waterproof test

Before proceeding with Oppo Find X waterproof test, let us discuss some of its specs. Since Oppo find X is a flagship device, it has some premium specs bumps which you will appreciate the most. It is powered by 8GB of RAM and 256 GB of inbuilt fast storage. This is coupled with a long-lasting battery of 3400mAh. since the device starts at a premium price of 59,990 INR, customers are eager to know whether the device is waterproof or not. Since there is no official IP68 rating on the smartphone, our team from Getdroidtips will perform Oppo find X waterproof test for you.

Read more: Oppo Find X with 8 GB RAM and Camera Slider launched in India

Oppo Find X 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. So when we subject Oppo find X to an artificial water splash, it immediately gets water damage and switches off itself. The water goes inside the motorised chamber of the device. This shows that the device is not splashproof at all.

Touchscreen Doesn’t operate anymore
Camera Doesn’t open
I/O ports Major damage to the motorized panel
Splash Proof test results Failed

Oppo Find X Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well. Later on, we will see if the device withstands these conditions or not.

Since the device is already failed in our splashproof test, we don’t have any hope in the rainwater test as well. Since there are many gaps in the device for water to go inside. The chances of surviving rainwater test are pretty low.

Can you use the device in rainy conditions No
Can you use the device while taking a shower No
Any damage due to rain or water droplets Yes, device malfunction
Rainwater test results Failed

We recommend users not to use this device in rainy weather/conditions at any cost. This will ultimately damage the device.

Also read: Oppo Find X Indian Launch Date

Oppo Find X Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash the device with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives

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Water damage with hardware Yes, device malfunction
Speaker Doesn’t work
Camera Doesn’t work

Oppo Find X Water Immersion Test

When the device is immersed in water, water does go into the device instantaneously. The device does not have any official IP68 rating, and the reason is clear by now. Oppo Find X is not waterproof.

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) None
Rainwater test Failed
Water immersion test Failed
I/O ports damage The motorized section doesn’t work

 

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