Is vivo Z6 5G Waterproof smartphone?

Vivo has come up with its new smartphone the Vivo Z6 5G, expected to be launched by 29th Feb. They have definitely done a great job regarding the design. It comes with a slim profile and a single punch-hole display which looks quite impressive. Vivo has done a lot of enhancement in terms of its features which leaves the users to think if the Vivo Z6 is a waterproof smartphone or not. This mid-range phone is a package of all amazing technology such as the AI-powered quad-camera setup. So, today in this waterproof test we are going to figure it out. Considering both features and the hardware, the Vivo Z6 is expected to be a great device. However, if it passes the water test it might add up to the list of one of the best phones of its kind.

In early 2020, already a lot of waterproof smartphones have been introduced. So, it is important for companies like Oppo, Vivo to introduce phones with such capabilities. Obviously many users suspect the Vivo Z6 5G to be a waterproof smartphone. However, after the Vivo Z6 5G Waterproof test today, we will come up with the answer.

Is vivo Z6 5G Waterproof smartphone?

Is Vivo Z6 5G waterproof Smartphone?

All the giant smartphone manufacturers are focusing more on developing waterproof machines at the most affordable price possible. This is because the demand for such smartphones is increasing in the market with time. As we all know, people love to go swimming, surfboarding, shooting underwater photos and videos, etc. And for all these desires to come true, you would need a device that can withstand underwater long enough.

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The waterproof technology actually provides an extra layer of protection to the device. Also for any device to become waterproof, it is important that it possesses a special IP waterproof rating. Unfortunately, the company doesn’t officially claim Vivo Z6 to be a waterproof smartphone. But don’t worry, we are still going to conduct a water test on this device which will make everything clear. Let’s hope for the best.

Vivo Z6 5G Device Specifications

The latest Vivo Z6 is a 5G phone from Vivo. The smartphone comes with a classy design and sports a punch-hole display with a selfie camera placed on the top right of the screen. The device runs on Android 10.0 with Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G. It also has Adreno 620 therefore you can have a good gaming experience as well. It comes in three different variants in terms of storage including a 128GB and 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM and 256GB 8GB RAM. The Z6 also offers a dedicated card slot which is really great. Moreover, you get a non-removable 5000mAH battery with a 44W fast charging support.

Like most other camera phones, the Vivo Z6 also maintains a good reputation in terms of the camera section. It comes with a 48MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor for better capture. For the front section, it has a 32MP selfie camera lens. It is available in three different colour variants probably Dark blue, White and Aurora. In addition, you also get a rear-mounted fingerprint.

Vivo Z6 5G Waterproof and Splashproof Test

Since Vivo has not claimed any official IP67 or IP68 certification for the Z6 model, we cannot consider it waterproof. Therefore, we are going to hold a Vivo Z6 5G waterproof test on it. The test will comprise of all waterproof, splashproof and dustproof test. After the test, we will get to know if it can really handle such situations comfortably or not.


The below waterproof test’s 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.

Camera Camera works fine
Screen No issues with screen
I/O ports Sim tray doesn’t work | Damaged speaker

Well, we have succeeded in conducting the test and we are sorry to mention that the device failed. The device just malfunctioned and all the I/O ports have stopped working including the power button, volume rockers, etc. All these ensure that the Vivo Z6 5G is not a waterproof device.


Device Name Vivo Z6 5G
Waterproof No
Splashproof No

Finally, after conducting the water test on this device, the result is clearly visible to us. It cannot withstand long enough underwater meaning that it is not waterproof. Although it can perform well in windy or dusty conditions, considering the result of our dustproof test. However, it is better if you take some extra care while you are near water bodies. Avoid using it in wet or moisture conditions as well.

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