Xiaomi devices keep pushing the boundary every year with the latest technology. Their latest device Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 has an astonishing 48MP camera sensor which takes magnificent pictures and portraits. However, Redmi fans are wondering whether the new Redmi Note 7 is waterproof or not. To find out, we will conduct Redmi Note 7 waterproof test.
Redmi Note 7 smartphone was launched in January 2019. This is a perfect new year gift for many Redmi fans. The devices come with a 48MP camera sensor which is biggest in the competition. However, with all the specs, there is no official IP68 waterproof rating for the device. Let’s see if the device is really waterproof or not, in our Redmi Note 7 waterproof test.
Is Redmi Note 7 waterproof device?
Modern smartphones need to have waterproof certification to withstand any possible water damage. In the case of Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, it is not having a waterproof certification. However, this doesn’t mean that it is not waterproof at all. Today we will conduct Redmi Note 7 waterproof test, to find out whether this device is waterproof or not. But before that, have a look at the device specifications.
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Xiaomi Redminote 7 comes with a massive 6.3-inch display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. The device is powered by a 2.2GHz processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. You will get 32GB of internal storage which supports 256GB of external storage. In the camera department, Redi Note 7 has a 48-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.6-micron) primary camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera on the rear and a 13-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 waterproof test
There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is waterproof or not. These include Splashproof test, water immersion test, rainwater test, and dustproof test. After performing all these tests, we will be able to know whether Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is waterproof or not.
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.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Splash Proof Test
In this test, we are going to put some water droplets on the device to find out how the device reacts to it. Since most of the devices have an oleophobic coating which saves them from any kind of water splash from fatal damage.
After performing the splashproof test we didn’t find any signs of damage on the device. It seems that the device is indeed splashproof to some extent.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Shower test
In this test, we are going to suspend the device in an artificial shower/rain environment. Later one we will see if the device is ideal to use in rainy conditions or showering conditions.
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After testing Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 in artificial rain condition, we came to know the device holds good in rainy conditions. The users will be able to make or receive calls in the shower or rainy environment.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Quick Immersion Test
In this test, we are going to immerse the device with a bucket full of water for 30 seconds and will see whether it survives this or not.
After performing this test we found out that the device cannot hold under water. The speaker has a distorted sound.
|Touchscreen Control||Doesn’t respond to touch inputs|
|Water damage with hardware||No issued|
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 DustProof Test
In this 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.
After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is dustproof.
Conclusion: Can Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 survive under water?
The latest Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 isn’t officially IP68 certifies. However, it will survive some water splashes, accidental drops of water or everyday use in the moderate dusty environment.
|Splash Proof Test||Pass|
|Quick Immersion Test||Fail|