Samsung is back with their other latest smartphone with the name Samsung Galaxy M20. Since most of the Samsung smartphone comes with waterproof and splashproof protection, users are wondering whether the new Samsung Galaxy M20 is waterproof or not. Today in this post, we will conduct a Samsung Galaxy M20 waterproof test and find out for sure.
Modern smartphone companies are giving notch displays to every phone. However, a few of them is also giving waterproof technology in their smartphones. Modern smartphones need to have waterproof certification to withstand any possible water damage. In the case of Samsung Galaxy M20, it is not having a waterproof certification. However, this doesn't mean that it is not waterproof at all. Today we will conduct Samsung Galaxy M20 waterproof test, to find out whether this device is waterproof or not.
Is Samsung Galaxy M20 waterproof device?
Samsung Galaxy M20 was launched in January 2019. It comes with a massive 6.3-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. The new Samsung Galaxy M20 is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core (2x1.8GHz + 6x1.6GHz) processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. Users will get 32GB of internal storage which suppers external SD card up to 512GB.
Talking about camera department, Samsung Galaxy M2 is having 13-megapixel (f/1.9) primary camera and a 5-megapixel (f/2.2) secondary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. Apart from all these specifications, there is no mention about the official IP67/68 ratings for the device. This means that Samsung Galaxy M2 is not waterproof. However, we will confirm that in our Samsung Galaxy M20 waterproof test.
Samsung Galaxy M20 waterproof test
Many smartphone buyers check the waterproof rating of a smartphone before buying the product. A waterproof device can't get any liquid damage while swimming, in rain or in the shower. This is why the modern generation demands a waterproof smartphone.
There are a couple of tests we can perform to find whether Samsung Galaxy M20 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 Samsung Galaxy M20 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.
Samsung Galaxy M20 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. However, we recommend users not to use this device in water.
Samsung Galaxy M20 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.
After testing Samsung Galaxy M20 in artificial rain condition, we came to know the device doesn't hold good in rainy conditions. The speaker doesn't work properly in such conditions. This means that a user will not be able to make or receive calls in the shower or rainy environment.
Samsung Galaxy M20 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 becomes completely malfunctioned
|Touchscreen Control||Doesn't respond to touch inputs|
|Water damage with hardware||Not found|
Samsung Galaxy M20 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.
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After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Samsung Galaxy M20 is dustproof.
Conclusion: Can Samsung Galaxy M20 survive under water?
After performing the tests on Samsung Galaxy M20, we can say that the device is not ready for any water-related activities. But the device is splashproof and dustproof to some extent. We recommend users not to use this device near the pool, lakes or beaches.
|Splash Proof Test||Pass|
|Quick Immersion Test||Fail|