Vivo X23 waterproof and dust resistant test

Vivo is constantly updating its product line up with launching new smartphones every year. This time Vivo has launched Vivo X23 in September 2018 which is a fabulous device. The device comes with the latest features such as water drop notch, in display fingerprint sensor and so on. Since the estimated cost of this device would be around Rs 36,700. So definitely this is not a budget-oriented smartphone but specifically a flagship device. However, still, it is not having a valid IP68 waterproof rating. So today in this post, we will test Vivo X23 to check whether Vivo X23 is waterproof or not in our Vivo X23 waterproof and dust resistant test. So without wasting any time, let’s start.

Vivo X23 waterproof and dust resistant test

Before starting with our Vivo X23 waterproof and dust resistant test, let’s get to know some of the specifications of the device itself. Vivo X23 comes with a massive 6.41-inch display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. The device is powered by a 2GHz octa-core processor and is coupled with 8GB of RAM. With these specifications, you can play any graphics intense game on this device. Also, Vivo X23 comes with a massive onboard storage of 128GB which is more than enough. Talking about the camera department, Vivo X23 comes with a dual camera lens setup with a 12-megapixel (f/1.8) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4) primary camera on the rear and a 12-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

Vivo X23 waterproof and dust resistant test

In this test, we are going to check whether this device is waterproof or not. Since there are no official IP68 ratings so its hard to tell. However after out test results come out, you will be sure about it.

Also read: Is Oppo Realme 2 Waterproof device? Water and Dust Resistant Test

The waterproof and dustproof test comprises of different types of test which includes water and dust particles. So we are going to take a couple of tests to figure out whether this device is waterproof and dustproof or not. So let’s start!

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Splash Proof Test

In Splash proof test, we will test the device to withstand an accidental water splash. This will tell us whether the device survives in such condition. When we subject Vivo X23 to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. there are no complications at all. Furthermore, the all body oleophobic coating resists any kind of waterdrops to accumulate on the device.

Rainwater test

In this test, we are going to suspend the device in artificial rain environment. This also mimics the showering conditions as well. This test will tell us whether users can use this device in rainy conditions to make or receive calls.

Also read: Is Nokia 6.1 Plus Waterproof device?

After testing the Vivo X23 in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. However, the screen becomes unresponsive to touches. This means that the users will not be able to use the device while it’s raining.

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Washing Test

In this test, we are going to wash Vivo X23 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.  After performing the washing test, the device seems to be working. There are no signs of water damage to any component of the device.

I/O Ports Water Test

In this test, we try to check whether the water will go inside Vivo X23 or not.

Power & volume rocker buttons Works
Any other I/O port damage None
Charging Point Works
Touchscreen No damage
Earpiece & Mic Works
Speaker Working fine

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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Also read: Is Oppo F9 waterproof and Dust Resistant?

After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Vivo X23 is dustproof.

Final results

Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings) Not found
Splashproof test Passed
Rainwater test Passed
Washing test Passed
Dustproof test Passed
After all the test, we come to a conclusion that Vivo X23 is indeed waterproof and dustproof. However, the touchscreen of this is not up to the point. So users might find it hard to use the screen in rainy weather.

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