Is Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Waterproof device?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is the new smaller version of the original Galaxy Tab S6. Samsung is not focussing on making quality tablets once again, and on customers’ demand, Samsung has bought a smaller version of Galaxy Tab S6 as a lite version to boost productivity. However, is Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Tablet actually a waterproof tablet? So far, we haven’t seen Samsung, including waterproof specification int hero tablet line of tablets.

Waterproofing is most common in smartphones across multiple companies but not tablets. So it would be interesting to see if the new Galaxy S6 Lite tablet comes with waterproof features or not. Most tablets don’t come with any sort of water protection. Whether it be splashproof to splash resistant, and tablets are very prone to water damage, so today we will conduct Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite to check out whether this tablet is prone to water damage or not. According to market rumors, there are any leaks that indicate that the device comes with waterproof seals around the body. But we will test that out n our waterproof test.

Is Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Waterproof device

Is Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Waterproof device?

The recently launched tab by Samsung is a pretty powerful device. It comes with a  Stylus, which can be very useful for illustration purposes. The tab is supposed to give you a Pc experience. It is powered by Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) processor and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) OS having the One UI. In the near future, more and more tablet devices will come with waterproof features. Most waterproof devices have an official IP68 waterproof rating, which indicates that the device is safe to use near water.

The screen size is 10.5 inches IPS 1600 x 2560 pixels, which is comfy and portable, and it doesn’t weight much. The cameras are better cameras then you will expect on a tab having features like autofocus etc which is very convenient. However, there is more to talk about Tab S6 Lite, is the device is waterproof or not. We will discuss that later, but first, read the following full specs of Samsung S6. The following information will help you to understand why Galaxy Tab S6 Lite might be a waterproof device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Specification

The tab’s design bar type. It has dimensions of 244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm and weighs 420g. S6 Lite has a screen size of 10.5 inches with a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and up to 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution. The screen can display 16 million colors, and it supports multi-touch. The tab has 6GB,8GB of RAM and 128GB,256GB of internal storage. However, it supports microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC. It runs on Adreno 640 GPU and  Octa-core processor. Sensors like On-display Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass are available. It runs on Android Pie OS with One UI skin, and the interface is modified and can be customized.

The rear camera has 13 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF | 5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm cameras which can take images up to 1600×2560 pixels and video of 2160p@30fps. However, there isn’t any flash. The front camera has 8 MP, f/2.0, 26mm, 1/4.0″, 1.12µm camera, which is enough to have a sharp and crispy selfie. All the connectivity options like Wi-fi, USB, GPS, and Headphone jack are available, but there is no NFC and wireless charging support. However, there are no official IP6 waterproof ratings for this tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Waterproof Test

You can already tell by the look from the specifications that the tab will be pretty water and dust resilient, but there is no official statement from Samsung that the device is waterproof neither there is any IP rating.

The waterproof test 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.

Touchscreen & Display Display damage in waterproof test
I/0 Ports working
Speaker working

It is resistant to water but not completely waterproof, so it is not recommended to use the tab near pool or water bodies.

Is Galaxy Tab S6 Lite dust proof and splashproof

Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is sure is dustproof and splashproof to some extent. But it is not fully waterproof.

Can users use Galaxy Tab S6 Lite while it’s raining outside

No, it would damage the device as its not fully waterproof

Is Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Waterproof Tablet?

The tablet is not waterproof according to Getdroidtips waterproof test


It turns out that S6 is pretty resistant to water and can handle minor water splashes with ease because, after the splash test, the camera, screen, and the speakers were still working. After dipping the whole tablet into the water,  the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite has last for 20 minutes before switching off. It is resistant to water but not completely waterproof, so it is not recommended to use the tab near pool or water bodies.

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