Is vivo Z1 Pro a waterproof and dustproof device?

Vivo has finally decided to develop something for the e-commerce market and Vivo Z1 Pro is the final product. Vivo is a well-known name when it comes to the Indian smartphone industry. Its largely is known for its offline market reach and is very popular among offline sales. However this time, Vivo has decided to launch something with a competitive price and value for money product. The latest Vivo Z1 Pro is a fantastic smartphone designed for the new generation. It combines all modern technology such as punch hole camera, triple camera, AI camera, face recognition. Because of the hardware and such low price, many customers have eyes on this product. However, many customers are still spectacle about whether the new Vivo Z1 Pro is waterproof and dustproof? Well, today we will find out in our Vivo Z1 Pro waterproof and dustproof test.

Vivo Z1 Pro comes with a big display, latest hardware and a beautiful gradient back. With triple camera set, you can shoot some amazing photos. With latest  Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 and 5000 mAh battery its a perfect machine for playing PUBG Mobile. Since many customers wanna know the truth, let’s do the Vivo Z1 Pro waterproof and dustproof test to find out the truth.

Is vivo Z1 Pro a waterproof and dustproof device?

Is Vivo Z1 Pro a waterproof and dustproof device?

Well, looking upon the official website of Vivo, no waterproof ratings are shown for the device. Remember that Vivo Z1 Pro comes in three variants but all of them have the same hardware structure. So if one variant is waterproof, then other must be waterproof as well.

However, you will be disappointed to know that according to the official specs list, this device is not waterproof. But don’t lose hope, we will still conduct our Vivo Z1 Pro waterproof test, to know the truth.

What is an IP rating and why is it important?

An IP rating is an international standard which 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.

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A waterproof device contains special IP ratings. An IP rating is an international standard which 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. IP68 rating is the best that a smartphone can hold. However, it is important to note that this IP testing is done against fresh water. So you might end with slightly different results against salt water or other liquids such as soft drinks.

Whether your device comes with an IP rating or not, you should always take care while using your smartphone device or tablet around water.

Vivo Z1 Pro Waterproof & Dustproof Test

Since the official website doesn’t contain any reliable info about the device waterproofing capabilities, so we are going to conduct our own test. Get ready for the Vivo Z1 Pro waterproof test. But before that, have a look at device specifications:

Device Name Vivo Z1 Pro
Screen  6.53″ 1080×2340 pixels
Processor 1.7GHz octa-core (6×1.7GHz + 2×2.3GHz)
RAM/ROM 6 GB | 64 GB
Battery 5000 mAh
Primary Camera 16-megapixel (f/1.78) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
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warning

This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test 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.

Vivo Z1 Pro Waterproof Test

In this waterproof test, we are going to put the device in water for 1 minute in a small water tank. After 1 minute, we will test the device for any abnormalities. This test will give us a rough idea of whether the new Vivo Z1 Pro is waterproof or not.

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Camera works
Screen works
Speaker speaker distorted sound

Vivo Z1 Pro Dustproof Test

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.

Camera works
Headphone jack works
I/O ports works

Conclusion

After conducting a waterproof test on Vivo Z1 Pro, we can see that the device speaker stopped working after water immersion. This suggests that the device is not waterproof. However, it can manage to withstand any accidental coffee spill or water splashes. We recommend not to use this device in rainy weather. Also, after conducting the dustproof test, we can say that the device is indeed dustproof.

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Note: If you are planning to buy this device then I would suggest you buy the “extended complete mobile protection plan” by Flipkart which covers accidental water damage.

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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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