Samsung launched it another flagship device in May 2018 with an official IP68 rating. This device has high hopes from Samsung customers as Samsung does not give official IP68 ratings in their budget smartphones. As Galaxy A6 price starts just from Rs 16990, customers are dying to know whether Samsung Galaxy A6 is waterproof or not. So let’s check it out.
Before proceeding with our Samsung Galaxy A6 waterproof test, let’s discuss some of its specifications. Samsung Galaxy A6 is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB of onboard storage which is more than enough to store your images and favorite apps. Furthermore, you can expand it to 256Gb with a microSD card. As far as the camera is concerned, it comes with a 16MP rear shooter camera and a 16MP selfie camera. It runs on the latest android version Oreo and powered by 3000mAh battery.
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Is Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 waterproof smartphone?
Having official IP68 rating is an important aspect of today’s smartphone as many of us like to take pictures underwater, listen to music while showering and what not. So users mostly look for an official 1P68 certifies smartphone when they are planning to buy a smartphone. However, most of the waterproof smartphones are expensive and do not come in the budget segment.
Our Samsung Galaxy A6 waterproof test will reveal whether this device can withstand water damage or not. So without a further do, let’s show you the result of Samsung Galaxy A6 waterproof test.
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.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Splash Proof Test
When we subject the device to a few water droplets, it resists them due to its oleophobic coating. The touchscreen works as normal in these conditions. So users can enjoy photography in such situations.
|Camera||Working, no fog problem|
|I/O ports||No water damage found|
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Samsung Galaxy A6 Rainwater test
In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. Later one we will see if the device is ideal to use in rainy conditions or showering conditions. After testing Samsung Galaxy A6 in artificial rain condition, it is observed that the device works perfectly in rainy conditions. There are no fluctuations in screen what so ever. However, the device seems a bit slippery, so the user needs to take care of his/her grip.
|Can you use the device in rainy conditions||Yes|
|Can you use the device while taking a shower||Yes|
|Any damage due to rain or water droplets||No|
Samsung Galaxy A6 Washing Test
In this test, we are going to wash the device with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives
|Water damage with hardware||No|
|Speaker||Sound muffles, not working properly|
I/O Ports Water Test
In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Galaxy A6 or not.
|Earpiece & Mic||Works|
|Speaker||low voice output|
|Power & volume rocker buttons||Not working|
|Any other I/O port damage||None|
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Samsung Galaxy A6 Water Immersion Test
When the device is immersed in water, water does not go inside the device. No water damage is found on the device.
|Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings)||None|
|Water immersion test||Failed|
|I/O ports damage||No damage found|