Samsung Galaxy J6+ Waterproof device or not? – Waterproof test

Samsung is launching new smartphones every month now. Previously they launched Samsung galaxy J6 in the market which was a huge hit. Following the market trend, Samsung now launched Samsung Galaxy j6+ in September 2018. This new smartphone is a successor for the previous J6 series. However, this smartphone does have any official IP68 waterproof ratings. So customers want to know whether this device will work underwater or not. Since the device costs around 15,990 INR in India, it is obvious that customers will demand some sort of waterproofing. So today we will perform Samsung Galaxy j6+ waterproof test to find whether this device is waterproof or not.

Samsung Galaxy J6+ Waterproof device or not? - Waterproof test

Before we move further with our Samsung Galaxy j6+ waterproof test, let’s get to know some of its specifications. The device comes with a beautiful 6-inch display with a resolution of 720 by 1480 pixels. Samsung Galaxy J6+ is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. Talking about the storage, you will get 64 GB of inbuilt storage with this device. Now in the camera department, Samsung Galaxy j6+ is equipped with  13-megapixel (f/1.9) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. Now as we are done with the specifications, let’s start with tour Samsung Galaxy j6+ waterproof test.

Samsung Galaxy j6+ 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 Samsung Galaxy j6+ does not have any kind of proper IP68 waterproof ratings, it might or might not survive this test.

So when we subject Samsung Galaxy j6+ to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. No damage is registered at all. However, the touchscreen stops responding to touch inputs which is completely normal. With this test, we can conclude that the device is indeed splash proof to some extent.

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Touchscreen Working
Camera No damage
Splashproof Yes

Samsung Galaxy j6+ 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.

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After testing Samsung Galaxy j6+ in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. The device is working perfectly with no problem what so ever.

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 j6+ Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Samsung Galaxy j6+ with running tap water for 1 minute and check whether it survives or not. This will help us verify that this device is waterproof or not.

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Camera Works perfectly
Speaker No damage
Water damage with hardware No

I/O Ports Water Test

In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Samsung Galaxy j6+ or not.

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Power & volume rocker buttons Works
Any other I/O port damage After 10 minutes the device stopped working
Charging Point Works
Touchscreen No damage
Earpiece & Mic Works
Speaker Works

Samsung Galaxy j6+ 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 Samsung Galaxy j6+ is dustproof.

Samsung Galaxy j6+ Immersion Test

When the device is immersed in water, water does not go inside the device. However, after 10 minutes, the device went completely dead indicating the water has reached the internal circuits of the device. Users are required not to use this device in water because it may get damaged.

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) Not found
Splashproof test Passed
Rainwater test Passed
Dustproof test Passed
Water immersion test Failed


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