Recently Vivo has launched its new model Vivo S6 with 5G support. The phone has a Waterdrop notch display of a 6.4-inch super AMOLED screen size. Besides a waterdrop notch, many customers believe that Vivo S6 5G also comes with a waterproof design as well. So it would be interesting to see if the new Vivo S6 5G comes with actual waterproof IP68 ratings. To confirm that we will conduct a waterproof test to check whether the Vivo S6 5G smartphone is waterproof or not.
Vivo S6 comes with all the latest hardware and software technologies. With the Fingerprint sensor on the screen, the phone really calls for demand. The phone has not yet launched in India. The expected date of the Vivo S6 launch on India is 18 June 2020. The phone is available in Black, Blue, White/Blue colors. To know all the special features or full specification and the device is waterproof or not read the device specification below.
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Is Vivo S6 5G is a Waterproof Smartphone?
There is no sign of an official announcement or a test that will confirm that Vivo S6 5G is a waterproof smartphone. There is no IP rating available, so it is safe to assume that the phone is neither waterproof nor water-resistant.
With a waterproof smartphone, Vivo users can take underwater selfies, take a call while it’s raining, and much more. So with a waterproof device, the functionality increase, and users don’t have to worry about getting any water damage. We have checked with the official sources but could find any IP68 waterproof or splashproof rating for the smartphone.
Vivo S6 5G Device Specifications
Vivo S6 comes with a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 16-million colors, 6.4-inch of screen size with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The phone comes with 8Gb of RAM, which is good for gaming purposes, and you can do multitask with ease. S6 has two option available for internal storage 128GB and 256GB. However, there is no slot for the MicroSD i.e you cant expand the internal storage. S6 is processed by Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A77 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex A55) processor and chipset of Exynos 980 (8 nm). It runs on Android 10 Oreo and Funtouch 10.0 OS. All the necessary apps are pre-installed on the phone by the manufacturer. Having Funtouch OS improves phone security.
There are four Rear cameras on the device having 48 MP f/1.79 (Digital Zoom) camera,8 MP f/2.25, Wide Angle (field-of-view), Ultra-Wide Angle (field-of-view) camera,2 MP f/2.4 camera,2 MP f/2.4, depth camera which is the key feature of this model. You can have professional-level pictures. The Front has a 32 MP f/2.0 Camera, which I more than enough to have perfect selfies.
The phone has dual Nano SIM-card slots; both slots support GSM, 3G,4G, and 5G connectivity. Other connectivity options like WLAN, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS, headphone jack, and USB Type-C are all included. S6 has Fingerprint on-screen, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and magnetometer sensors. It has 4500mAh non-removal lithium-ion battery, which supports 18W of fast charging.
Vivo S6 5G Waterproof Test
In our waterproof test, we will dip the device in a bowl filled with half water for 1:30 minutes. So we can say that this device is really tough, indestructible and great and passes or water test.
The waterproof test results are purely based on individual/team observation. These tests will only give an idea of whether a device is waterproof or not. We recommend users not to try this test at home, as it might damage your device.
|I/O Ports||charging port short circuit|
|Water Damage||power button malfunction and screen damage|
After conducting the waterproof test, we have the results now. The new Vivo S6 5G is not a fully waterproof device. However, it is dustproof and splashproof to some extent. After conducting the waterproof test, the device got severe water damage in the screen portion. So we recommend users not to use this device near water and take full precaution.
When the matter comes to waterproofing, Vivo S6 5G is not waterproof at all. However, it is splashproof and dustproof to some extent. The device can handle any accidental water splashes. But users should keep their device away from water just to be safe.