Is Oppo Reno 3 and 3 Pro Waterproof Devices?

Oppo is stepping into the 5G market game with its latest Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro. Both of these devices come with active 5G connection ready. In India, 5G technology is soon to be implemented, so users will be able to use it soon. Oppo Reno 3 and 3 Pro both are supposed to be flagship devices. With a price tag of around 34,999 INR, customers demand extra security and damage protection in their devices. So the question arises, is the new Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro waterproof devices? Well, we will conduct a waterproof test on both the device and will tell you whether they are waterproof or not.

Oppo has launched both of these devices in December 2019 and are completely 5G ready. However, we haven’t seen many waterproof devices from Oppo recently. So customers want to know whether these devices are waterproof or not. So today in this post, we will conduct a waterproof test to check the truth.

Is Oppo Reno 3 and 3 Pro Waterproof Devices?

Is Oppo Reno 3 and 3 Pro Waterproof Devices?

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. 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 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. We did check with the official sources and could not find any IP67 or IP68 waterproof ratings on both the devices. This means that Oppo Reno 3 and 3 Pro are not actually waterproof. However both of these devices might be splashproof, so we will conduct a waterproof test on both these devices.

Oppo Reno 3 Device Specifications

Oppo Reno 3 is a 5G enabled smartphone launched on 26ht December 2019. It comes with a massive 6.4-inch display with a resolution of 1080 by 2400 pixels. Oppo Reno 3 is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek processor coupled with 8GB of RAM. The devices come with Color OS 7 which is the skin of the latest Android 10. The device has 128 GB of internal storage which is enough to store thousands of photos and videos.

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Oppo Reno 3 has a massive 4500 mAh battery and it also supports VOOC fast charging. Talking about the camera department, It has a 64 MP primary camera sensor, a second 8 MP, a third 2 MP depth sensor and another fourth camera with 2 MP sensors. This device has excellent photography potential. As long as selfies are concerned, it has a 32 MP camera. However, there are no Official IP67 or IP68 waterproof ratings for this device.

Oppo Reno 3 Waterproof Test

In our waterproof test, we will test the device for waterproofing measures. Since the device is not officially waterproof, there are fewer chances that it will survive this test. After the test, we can confirm whether the device is fully waterproof or not.

We dipped the device into the water for 30 seconds and immediately the device got screen damage. This shows that the device is not waterproof. As far as the splashproof protection is concerned, the device sure is Splashproof to some extent. It can withstand any accidental water or juice spills. However, we would not recommend you to try this at home as it might damage your device beyond repairs.

Oppo Reno 3  Pro Device Specifications

Oppo Reno 3 Pro is a 5G enabled premium smartphone launched on December 2019. It comes with a massive 6.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080 by 2400 pixels. OPPO Reno 3 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 735 chipset, which supports an Octa-core Kryo processor that consists of a 2.96GHz single-core, a 2.4GHz single-core, and a 1.8GHz Hexa Core. The device has 8GB of RAM which is enough to power all your heavy gaming needs. The devices come with Color OS 7 which is the skin of the latest Android 10. The device has 128 GB of internal storage which is enough to store thousands of photos and videos.

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Oppo Reno 3 has a massive 4025 mAh battery and it also supports VOOC fast charging. Talking about the camera department, it has a quad-rear lens setup which consists of 60MP, 13MP, 8MP, and 2MP lenses. The camera set up is well-equipped to capture pictures in low lighting conditions as well. At the front, the smartphone has a 32MP lens, which allows clicking superb selfies.

Oppo Reno 3 Pro Waterproof Test

In our waterproof test, we will test the device for waterproofing measures. Since the device is not officially waterproof, there are fewer chances that it will survive this test. After the test, we can confirm whether the device is fully waterproof or not.

Oppo Reno 3 Pro also doesn’t come with any IP68 waterproof ratings. So its quite obvious that it is not waterproof. We dipped the device underwater for 30 seconds and it immediately damaged the screen and speaker for the device. However, the device is little bit splashproof and can withstand any accidental water splashes or juice spills. However, we would not recommend you to try this at home as it might damage your device beyond repairs.

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Conclusion

After conducting a waterproof test on both the device, we can say that Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro are not waterproof devices. However, they are splashproof to some extent. Users must take proper care of their devices during water activities like diving, swimming, etc.

warning

The above waterproof test’s results are purely based on individual/team observation. These tests 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.

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