With the increasing demand for budget smartphones from customers, Samsung launched their another smartphone named Samsung Galaxy J4 in May 2018. However, users are eagerly waiting for announcements about its official IP68 ratings. Months have passed but there is still no news on the official IP68 ratings on Galaxy J4 smartphone. So to uncover, the truth lets do a Samsung Galaxy J4 waterproof test. Since the device comes under just 10,000 INR price segment, it is quite justified for Samsung not to post official IP68 ratings. However, customers and potential buyers need to know the truth about this smartphone. So Without a further do, let’s start with our Samsung Galaxy J4 waterproof test.
Before proceeding with our Samsung Galaxy J4 waterproof test, let’s get to know some of the device specifications itself. Samsung Galaxy J4 is powered by 1.4Ghz quad-core processor which is backed p by 2GB of RAM. It is featuring a mediocre screen size of 5.5inch with a resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. The storage of the device can be further extended to 256 GB using an external SD card. Talking about the camera department, Galaxy J4 s featuring a 13MP rear shooter and a 5MP selfie shooter camera. This is more than enough to meet the requirement of normal users.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Splash Proof Test
In Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash to see whether the device survives in such condition. Since there is no official information on IP68 ratings about Samsung Galaxy J4 device, so it might not pass our splashproof test.
When we put some artificial water splash over Galaxy J4 device, we did not see any kind of damage at all. The device seems to work fine under water. However, the touchscreen becomes unresponsive.
|Touchscreen||Flickers under water, works fine after cleaning|
Samsung Galaxy J4 Rainwater test
In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well. Later on, we will see if the device withstands these conditions or not.
After testing Samsung Galaxy J4 in artificial rain conditions, we observed that the device is capable of performing well. Since the device touchscreen stops responding to touches underwater, users can not make or receive calls. But hardware is fully functional at this point.
|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 J4 Washing Test
In this test, we are going to wash Samsung Galaxy J4 with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives or not.
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|Water damage with hardware||Yes, water droplets goes inside the device|
I/O Ports Water Test
In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Samsung Galaxy J4 or not
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|Charging Point||No damage|
|Power & volume rocker buttons||No damage|
|Earpiece & Mic||No damage|
|Any other I/O port damage||Water goes inside the back panel of the device|
Samsung Galaxy J4 Water Immersion Test
When the device is immersed in water, water does not go inside the device. However, there is a little fog around camera lens which indicates that the water indeed goes inside he device. So we warn Galaxy J4 users not to use this device under water. As it may get water damage.
|Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings)||None found|
|Water Immersion Test||Passed|