Is Redmi 6 Pro a Waterproof Device? Lets Find Out

Xiaomi is creating more quality smartphones and amazing the Indian smartphone market by launching affordable smartphones. They launched their latest flagship Redmi 6 Pro smartphone in June 2018 which is a great hit among the Indian market. However, Redmi 6 pro doesn’t have any official IP68 waterproof ratings. So users are wondering whether to buy this smartphone or not. This is because a lot of budget smartphone is coming with IP68 ratings. This secures the device form any accidental water damage. So today in our Redmi 6 Pro waterproof test we will test whether this device is waterproof or not.

Is Redmi 6 Pro a Waterproof Device? Lets Find Out

Before starting up with our Redmi 6 Pro waterproof test, let’s get to know the device first. Redmi 6 Pro comes with a beautiful 5.84-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 by 2280 pixels. The device is powered by a 2GHz octa-core processor and is coupled with 3GB of RAM. Redmi 6 Pro has a massive battery of 4000 mAh which will last you for more than one day easily. Talking about the camera department, it is having a dual camera setup on the back with 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.25-micron) + 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. Now as we have discussed the specifications, let’s start with our Redmi 6 Pro waterproof test.

Redmi 6 Pro waterproof and dust resistant test

In this test, we are going to check whether this device is waterproof or not. Since there are no official IP68 ratings so its hard to tell. However after out test results come out, you will be sure about it.

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The waterproof and dustproof test comprises of different types of test which includes water and dust particles. So we are going to take a couple of tests to figure out whether this device is waterproof and dustproof or not. So let’s start!


Splash Proof Test

In Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash. This will tell us whether the device survives in such condition. When we subject Redmi 6 Pro to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. there are no complications at all. Furthermore, the all body oleophobic coating resists any kind of waterdrops to accumulate on the device.

Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well. This test will tell us whether users can use this device in rainy conditions to make or receive calls.

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After testing the Redmi 6 Pro in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. However, the screen becomes unresponsive to touches. This means that the users will not be able to use the device while it’s raining.


Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Redmi 6 Pro with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives or not. This will help us verify that this device is waterproof or not.  After performing the washing test, the device seems to be working. There are no signs of water damage to any component of the device.

I/O Ports Water Test

In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Redmi 6 Pro or not.

Power & volume rocker buttons Works
Any other I/O port damage None
Charging Point Works
Touchscreen No damage
Earpiece & Mic Works
Speaker Working fine

Dustproof Test

In this test, we will keep the device in a sandy environment with lots of grain and sand particles with a running fan around it. This situation mimics dust storms and will check how the device holds in such conditions.


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After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Redmi 6 Pro is dustproof.

Final results


After all the test, we come to a conclusion that Redmi 6 Pro is indeed waterproof and dustproof. However, the touchscreen of this is not up to the point. So users might find it hard to use the screen in rainy weather.

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) Not found
Splashproof test Passed
Rainwater test Passed
Washing test Passed
Dustproof test Passed

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