LG W30 and W30 Pro has Waterproof IP rating? Let’s Find Out

Since the smartphone market is rimming with budget-oriented devices, LG has finally revealed it’s budget smartphone LG W30 & LG W30 Pro. These devices are specially designed to meet the modern demand and beat the competition. However, since these new devices by LG are starting from 9,999 INR, there’s hardly any chance that they are waterproof. But many customers want to know that whether the new LG W30 & W30 Pro are waterproof or not. Well, today we will find out in our LG W30 & W30 Pro waterproof test.

LG W30 & W30 Pro was launched on 26th June 2019. It comes with killer specs and beautiful design with a notch display. Most LG smartphones come under the mid-range segment, however, this is interesting as these both are very affordable. Well, today we will conduct LG W30 & W30 Pro waterproof test to find out whether these two devices are waterproof or not.

LG W30 and W30 Pro has Waterproof IP rating? Let's Find Out

LG W30 and W30 Pro has Waterproof IP rating?

Waterproof smartphones are really necessary in the modern world since it is great to have a smartphone which doesn’t get water damage. A waterproof smartphone is a smartphone which can handle any accidental water splashes and an extended period of water immersion. A waterproof smartphone also comes with many features like underwater photography underwater video calls etc.

You will be slightly disappointed after knowing that the new LG W30 & W30 Pro are not IP67 or IP68 certified. This means that they cannot stand water damage at all. So, Dropping them in water can render these phones unusable. It is because for a smartphone to be waterproof, the water should not reach the internal circuitry at all. Therefore, in such phones, the speakers, the SIM tray, and all the ports need to be adequately sealed. However, we will still conduct LG W30 & W30 Pro waterproof test to see the waterproof capabilities of both the devices.

In our waterproof test, we will conduct simple tests to reveal whether the device can sustain itself underwater or not. After the test, we will be able to know whether the new LG W30 & W30 Pro are waterproof or not.

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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. So users are advised not to try this at home, as it might damage your device.

LG W30 Waterproof Test

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. But before that, have a look at the device specifications:

Device Name LG W30
Screen  6.26 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels
Processor 2 GHz, Octa-Core Processor
RAM/ROM 3 GB | 32 GB
Battery 4000 mAh
Primary Camera 13 MP + 12 MP + 2 MP (Depth Sensor) with autofocus
not found

After conducting the test on LG W30, we can say that the device is not waterproof. However, it is a little bit resistant to water due to its oleophobic coating. We advise users not to use this device for any water-related activities such as underwater photography, videography, etc.

Camera working
Screen damage
Speaker Distorted sound

LG W30 Pro Waterproof Test

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. But before that, have a look at the device specifications:

Device Name LG W30 Pro
Screen  6.22 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels
Processor 1.8 GHz, Octa-Core Processor
RAM/ROM 4 GB | 64 GB
Battery 4000 mAh
Primary Camera 13 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP with autofocus
IP67/68 waterproof ratings not found

After conducting the test on LG W30 Pro, we can say that the device is not waterproof. The device also cannot withstand water splashes as it will damage the camera. We advise users not to use this device for any water-related activities such as underwater photography, videography, etc.

Camera damage
Screen damage
Speaker Distorted sound

Conclusion

After conducting the waterproof test on LG W30 and LG W30 Pro, we can say that both the devices are not waterproof at all. However, both the devices are dustproof so thumbs up for that. Since these both devices are not waterproof, we advise you not to take these phones into a pool; otherwise, you may have to buy a new one.

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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