Is TECNO Camon 15 Premier Waterproof Device in 2020?

TECNO Camon is back with its amazing popup camera style smartphone for budget segment users. The new TECNO Camon 15 Premier is the latest device that has a popup selfies camera. With this futuristic design, the new smartphone has a full-screen display. But most people are wondering if the new TECNO Camon 15 premier is actually waterproof with its popup style camera design. Today we will test TECNO Camon 15 Premier with a waterproof test. After this test, we will see whether this device is completely waterproof and splashproof or not.

With a waterproof design, you can easily use the device of new water. However, it will be very difficult for the company to waterproof the popup camera dish. Since the smartphone has moving parts, it is very difficult to make it completely resistant against water or dust molecules. However, it is possible that it might come with a mild splashproof water coating to resist nay accidents water splashes or juice spills. Let’s conduct TECNO Camon 15 Premier waterproof and splashproof test.

Is TECNO Camon 15 Premier Waterproof device in 2020?

TECNO Camon 15 Premier Device Specifications

Camon 15 premier is a new smartphone by Tecno, which is supposed to be launched on 13 April 2020. The phone is gorgeous looking, only available in Ice Jadeite, Opal White colors. The phone has an IPS LCD screen. The size of the screen is 6.6-inches, capable of 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions. The Display is capacitive touchscreen, so of course, it supports multi-touch. It is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. Since the smartphone has a pop-up selfie camera, therefore, you can utilize all of the phone’s display, The Dimension of the phone is 163.3 x 77.7 x 9.1 mm, and it weighs 203g which is not heavy nor too much light.

Tecno Camon 15 premier has an Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor with Mediatek MT6765V/W Helio P35 chipset. The phone runs on Android 10.0 and HIOS 6.0, which makes the phone more secure. It has PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It also has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. However, it also has a microSDXC card slot, so you can extend your memory. The RAM and storage are already perfect for gaming purposes, but you can do so much more.

The phone supports dual nano-SIMs with GSM/HSPA/LTE. The rear camera has quad cameras of 64 MP, 5 MP and 2 MP which will give you the professional clicks. It has Quad-LED flash support. The front camera has a single pop-up camera of 32MP for professional-looking selfies.

At the bottom, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack support. It has a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery, which will at least last for 2 days with normal usage. The Fingerprint sensor is located at the back of the phone and other sensors like accelerometer, proximity is installed on the phone. All the connectivity options like WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, and USB (micro USB) support is there on the phone.

TECNO Camon 15 Premier Waterproof & Splashproof Test

In this test, we will test out the latest TECNO Camon 15 premier for its dustproof and waterproof capabilities. After the test, we can be sure about the waterproof certifications of the device.


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.

Screen/ camera/ IO ports water damage? Popup camera damage – not opening
Ability to take underwater photos? No, camera shuts down.
Can you use TECNO Camon 15 Premier under rainy conditions? The device is not splashproof or waterproof, so no.
Take calls / listen to music while taking a shower? No
Any damage due to water/ juice spill accidents? Yes, white screen damage and camera damage

Finally, after conducting the test quite successfully, we are up with the results. The new TECNO Camon 15 Premier is not actually a waterproof device. The device got camera damage immediately, and it is also not dustproof or splashproof as well.

Is TECNO Camon 15 Premier Waterproof Device in 2020?

Since there are no IP ratings for Camon 15 premier, we can assume that the phone is not waterproof. There is also no mentioning about Camon 15 premier on any site that it is waterproof. Moreover, TECNO has officially said that the phone is not waterproof.

  • Device Name: TECNO Camon 15 Premier
  • Waterproof: No
  • Dustproof: No
  • Ideal for: Pople looking for mid-range/ budget smartphone with futuristic full body screen nd a popup camera.


It is interesting to see the TECNO Camon 15 Premier device to launch at a budget price segment with a popup camera. But unfortunately, the device is not splashproof or waterproof. Also, because of the moving parts, dust particles can go inside the camera module and can jam the camera. So users must take proper care fo their device if they buy one.

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