Is Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro Waterproof device?

Xiaomi has just launched its device Xiaomi Mi 9 pro with awesome features and 5g technology. But well, is the new smartphone from Xiaomi waterproof? Well, today in this post we will conduct Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro waterproof test and show you the results.

Xiaomi is surprising its fans by launching a new smartphone every week and then! The new Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro is launched on the 24th of September this year. The main highlight of the device is its 5g network capabilities. However, that isn’t enough to convince the customer to buy the smartphone. Many customers want to enjoy waterproof features in their new Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro device. And same is requested by Mi fans over the years. So is the new Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro waterproof device? Well, today we will find out in our Xiaomi Mi 9 pro waterproof test.

Is Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro Waterproof device?

Is Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro Waterproof device?

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro was launched on 24th September 2019 with top-notch features. It comprises of a massive 6.39-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels at a pixel density of 403 pixels per inch (PPI) and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Mi 9 Pro has a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor with 8GB of RAM. This makes it a beast for gaming and high intensive usage.

As of the camera department, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G on the rear packs a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.75 aperture; the second 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a third 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture. The Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G runs Android and is powered by a 4000mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G supports proprietary fast charging as well.

Also read: Is OnePlus 7T waterproof and dustproof protected device?


However, we haven’t found any official IP67 or IP68 ratings for the device. Which means that the device is not officially waterproof. But we will still conduct our waterproof test to be sure with the results.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro waterproof and dustproof Test

Since we don’t have any official IP ratings for the device, it’s not safe to assume its waterproofing capabilities. So we need to perform a Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro waterproof and dustproof test.


You are advised not to try to mimic this test at your home. We do not take responsibility for the authenticity of this test. 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.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro Waterproof Test

In this waterproof test, we are going to put the device in a small tub full of water for 1 minute. This test will give us a rough idea of whether the new Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro is splashproof or not.

Camera water in the camera module
Screen works
Speaker Distortion in sound

After conducting this test, we can say that this phone is not fully waterproof. The speaker’s sound was muffled up and the touchscreen was unresponsive. Even there was a visible fog in-camera lens which indicates that water has gone inside the device’s body. Users must take proper care of this device when near any water bodies such as pool, pond, lake, etc.

Xiaomi Mi 9 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 Little dust, but ports still work fine

As you can see from the test results above that the new Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro is fully dustproof. There is no compromisation in any of the functionality due to dust particles in the test.

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