Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 is a waterproof device?

Samsung has announced another sequel to this original smartphone Galaxy J7. The new Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 was launched in June 2018 with increased specifications as compared to the 2016 model. There are few specs bump here and there. Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 now comes with 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 720 by 1080 pixels. The camera is also upgraded to 13 MP primary shooter with 13 MP Selfie shooter. There is no support for dual camera setup what so ever. Apart from these specs bump, we could not find any information about the waterproofing abilities of the smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 is a waterproof device?

Since customers are asking whether Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 is waterproof or not? This is because most Samsung smartphones come with official Waterproof IP68 ratings but this doesn’t. So to check this, we need to do Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 Waterproof test. We will do a series of test which will determine whether this smartphone is capable of working underwater or not.

Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 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 J7 2018 does not have any kind of proper IP68 waterproof ratings, it might or might not survive this test.

So when we subject Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. No damage is registered at all. The touchscreen flickers a little bit, but it’s completely fine after cleaning.

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Touchscreen Working
Camera No damage
Splashproof Yes

Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well.

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After testing Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. So users can use this device in the shower as well.

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 J7 2018 Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 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 J7 2018 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 J7 2018 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. This indicates that the water has reached the internal circuits of the device. Users are warned 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
Water immersion test Failed

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