Is vivo Y3 Waterproof and dustproof device?

With the demand for water drop notch screen in the smartphone market, Vivo has launched its another smartphone. The new Vivo Y93 was launched this year with a water drop notch. Its a great device with an affordable range for many smartphone buyers. Many customers are wondering whether the new Vivo Y93 is waterproof or not.

A waterproof smartphone is a smartphone which can resist accidental water spills here and there. This kind of smartphone doesn’t need special care near water bodies. These features might be in the latest Vivo Y93 as well. So today we will conduct Vivo Y93 waterproof test to find out the truth.

Is vivo Y3 Waterproof and dustproof device?

Is Vivo Y3 Waterproof and dustproof device?

Modern smartphone user does need a dustproof and waterproof device. Both these features are necessary as they secured the device from any external entity like dust and water droplets. With waterproof and dustproof features, you can also enjoy activities like underwater photography, listening to music in rain, talking while taking a shower, etc.

According to the official site of Vivo, there are no specs given for IP68 waterproof rating for the device. This means that that the device is indeed not waterproof or dustproof. However, we will still conduct a small Vivo Y3 waterproof test to find out for sure.

Vivo Y3 Waterproof and Dustproof Test

There are two kinds of the test we will do namely waterproof and dustproof. Both of these tests will reveal whether the device is protected against water and dust particles or not.

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warning

This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test will only give an idea whether a device is waterproof or not. So users are advised not to try this at home, as it might damage your device.

In our waterproof test, we will dip the device under water for 30 seconds. After that, we will observe the device for any abnormalities such as screen flickering, camera fog, etc.

Camera working
Screen White screen/ water damage
Speaker Distorted sound

In our dustproof 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.

Speaker Working
Headphone jack Working
I/O ports Working

Conclusion

After all the test, we come to the conclusion that the device is now waterproof. However, Vivo Y93 is dustproof to some extent. The touchscreen of this device is not up to the point. So users might find it hard to use the screen in rainy weather.

Users are recommended:

  • Not to take underwater photos with the devices
  • Don’t make or receive calls in rain or while taking a shower
  • Not to take underwater selfies etc.

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