Oppo Reno Waterproof device or not?

Oppo recently has launched their latest smartphone with the name Oppo Reno in April 2019. The device is a mid-range smartphone with a price tag of INR 30,990. With such a price tag, customers often tend to look for the waterproof capabilities of the device. So customers want to know whether the new Oppo Reno is a waterproof smartphone or not.

Today in this article, we will tell you all about the new Oppo Reno smartphone and about its waterproof ratings. After notch displays, waterproof smartphones are something which customers are thriving about. With increased features such as underwater photography, taking or taking selfies in rain, etc. has increased the sales of waterproof smartphones. That is why every modern smartphone customer now wants a waterproof smartphone.

Oppo Reno Waterproof device or not?

Oppo Reno Waterproof device or not?

A waterproof smartphone is a kind of smartphone which can resist any possible water damage. You might have seen some devices which immediately gets damage when they come in contact with water. This is not true at all for waterproof smartphones. According to the official site, there are no official IP68 waterproof ratings for Oppo Reno. This means that the latest Oppo Reno is not waterproof. However, we shall conduct Oppo Reno waterproof test to find out for sure.

Oppo Reno 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 whether the new Oppo Reno is waterproof or not. Before we go on with Oppo Reno waterproof test, let’s check the device specifications:

Device Name Oppo Reno
Screen  6.40-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340
Processor 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor
RAM/ROM 6 GB/128 GB
Battery 3,765mAh battery.
Primary Camera 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture
IP67/68 waterproof ratings None found

warning

This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test will only give an idea whether a device is waterproof or not. So users are advised not to try this at home, as it might damage your device.

Conclusion

After conducting the Oppo Reno waterproof test, we can conclude that the device is splashproof and dustproof to some extent. It failed our water immersion test. So Oppo Reno is not completely waterproof.

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How to care for Oppo Reno

Since Oppo Reno is not a waterproof smartphone, you cannot use it under water. Also, you need to take special care while you’re near water bodies. Down below are a few things you should take care of:

  1. Don’t make or receive calls while its raining or you’re in the shower.
  2. Use a waterproof pouch if you’re near a pond, swimming pool or a water park.
  3. Don’t try to wash your device with tap water
  4. Do not try to take underwater pictures or selfies with Oppo Reno.
  5. If accidentally device comes in contact with water, dip the device in a jar full of rice for 1 hour.

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