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Oppo A91 Waterproof and Dustproof Test

Oppo A91 just launched and it is a great device for the price. Because of the features and spec list, it provides at a mid-range smartphone, many people are looking forward to buy it. However, before making any purchase, many people are looking for a waterproof smartphone. With recent advancements in smartphone making, more and more devices are now coming with waterproof and dustproof certification. So now the question arises – Is the new Oppo A91 waterproof and dustproof device? Well, we will find out just that in our Oppo A91 waterproof and dustproof test.

Oppo A91 is a great smartphone for users who are looking to buy a device with good storage and RAM. It is a mid-range segment smartphone so the chances of it being a proper waterproof smartphone are pretty low. However, we will still take out chances and perform Oppo A91 waterproof and dustproof test.

Oppo A91 Waterproof and Dustproof Test

Is the new Oppo A91 waterproof and dustproof device?

The waterproof technology is a must-have feature in any modern smartphone. Since it gives an extra layer of security and some new features to mobile, many smartphone manufacturers are now shipping their devices with official waterproof ratings. We checked with the official website of Oppo A91, and could not find any official IP67 or IP68 waterproof ratings for the device. This means that the device is not officially waterproof. However, we will still continue without a waterproof test, to find out for sure.

Most people buy waterproof smartphones in order to use it underwater. A waterproof smartphone can withstand underwater for an extended period of time. And with a waterproof smartphone, users can enjoy features like underwater photography, take underwater selfies and much more. These features make waterproof smartphone very high demanding products in the modern smartphone market. These kinds of features make the device worth buying in the new 2020.

Oppo A91 Device Specifications

Oppo A91 is a fantastic device for a consumer base who are looking for more processor power at a fraction of a cost. The device was launched on 20th December 2019. It comes with a massive 6.4-inch display ad that holds a resolution of 1080 by 2400 pixels. Oppo A91 comes with the latest Android 9 out of the box and is powered by an octa-core processor. It comes with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of onboard storage.

Concerning the camera department, Oppo A91 has a 48-megapixel primary camera and a second 8-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. For selfie lovers, there is a 16 MP front camera with a wide-angle shooting option. Oppo A91 ships with a massive 4000 mAh battery which can juice up the device for whole day. However, there are no official IP68 waterproof ratings for the device. As far as connectivity is concerned, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and GPS with active 4G on both SIM cards.

Oppo A91 Waterproof and Dustproof Test

In our waterproof test, we will test the device for waterproofing measures. After the test, we can confirm whether the device is fully waterproof and dustproof or not.

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.

After conducting the waterproof test on Oppo A91, the device screen stopped working. There is major damage on I/O ports of the device including charging port and power buttons. This makes the device non-waterproof. However, the device seems to be operating normally when accidental water splashes are splashed on it. Wich further adds to the splashproof technology of the device. Our Oppo A91 waterproof and dustproof test shows us that the device is not waterproof, but splashproof and dustproof to some extent.

Conclusion

As you can see from the above result that the device doesn’t perform so good when immersed in water. This is a clear indication of not being waterproof. If the device were waterproof, it would pass our Oppo A91 waterproof and dustproof test.

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Device Name Oppo A91
Waterproof ratings None
Waterproof No
Splashproof Yes
Dustproof Yes

Since Oppo A91 is not waterproof, we advise you to take proper care of your device. You can follow these steps to do so:

  • Not to take underwater photos with the device
  • Don’t make or receive calls in rain or while taking a shower
  • Not to take underwater selfies etc.
  • Do not drink coffee, soft drink or alcohol when you’re using your device.

In case your device gets water damage, keep the device in a box full of rice for 1 hour and check with the nearest service center.

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