Honor 30, 30 Pro, or 30 Pro+ are the latest offerings from Huawei. The sale of these devices starts from April 21, 2020, in China. All of these smartphones have the latest features, including dual selfie camera. However, users are interested if the device is cable to capture photos inside water or in the rain. For that, all the Huawei Honor 30, 30 Pro & 30 Pro Plus must be waterproof devices. So today, we will conduct Huawei Honor 30, 30 Pro, and 30 Pro plus waterproof compatibility check to see if they are suitable to use underwater. After this test, we will be able to know whether these new smartphones from Huawei are waterproof or not.
With our modern era, it is important to get a waterproof smartphone. With accidents related to water damage and juice spills, many users lose their devices along with their precious data. So having a waterproof smartphone in 2020 has its perks. And We have seen multiple devices from Huawei with the waterproof specifications in the past year. So it would be interesting to see if Huawei puts waterproof body design in their latest Honor 30 series.
- Which Is Waterproof device: Honor 30, 30 Pro or 30 Pro+?
- Huawei Honor 30
- Huawei Honor 30 Pro
- Huawei Honor 30 Pro+
Which Is Waterproof device: Honor 30, 30 Pro or 30 Pro+?
To see if these devices are waterproof or not, we need to check official sources. Since there is not very much reliable info for these devices on third party websites. We have to check ourselves in the official Huawei Website.
Huawei Honor 30
Huawei is supposed to launch Honor 30 on 21 April 2020. However, pre-orders are already on their way. The phone has a gorgeous and metallic look to it. But if the Huawei Honor 30 is a waterproof device or not, it is not yet confirmed.
Huawei Honor 30 Device Specification
Huawei Honor 30 has an FHD+ resolution OLED display with 6.53-inches of screen size. It runs on a new Kirin 985 5G chipset with the main core of Cortex-A76, Cortex-A76, and four Cortex-A55 processors. The phone has Mali-G77 and Kirin ISP 5.0 GPU, which enables you to have professional-level camera performance, also noise reduction. Honor 30 runs on Android 10 and Magic UI which have a custom skin. The phone’s aspect ratio is 20:9; however, there is a punch-hole on the left of the screen for the front camera. The display is also equipped with light filters.
The phone is available with 8GB of RAM and with 128/256GB of internal storage, depending on the price. The rear end camera is 40MP, which enough megapixels to click some professional-level pictures. The front camera has 32MP for sharp and crisp selfies. The Fingerprint sensor is located under-the screen display on the front, and all the other necessary sensors like proximity, accelerometer, etc. are available on the phone. It supports all the connectivity options like Bluetooth, WLAN, etc. and has dual nano-SIM support. It also has a microSD card slot.
The phone has a 4000mAh battery, which will last for two days with normal usage at least; it also supports fast charging of 40W, which is super fast.
Is Honor 30 is a waterproof device?
Since there are no IP ratings nor any test done for Honor 30, we cant say it is a waterproof device yet. It is safe to assume that Honor 30 is not a waterproof device.
Huawei Honor 30 Pro
Honor 30 Pro is supposed to launch on 15 of April 2020 by Huawei. The phone has a metallic look to it and its build with aluminum frame. The body design is essentially the same as Honor 30, but there are a few specs bump.
Huawei Honor 30 pro Device Specifications
Huawei Honor 30 Pro has 6.57-inches of OLED capacitive touchscreen, which is capable of 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions and supports multi-touch. It has HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G chipset and an Octa-core (2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) Processor perfect for gaming purposes. It also has a Mali-G76-MP16 GPU.
Honor 30 Pro runs on Android 10.0 along with Magic UI 3.1. The phone has 8GB of RAM and 128/256Gb of internal storage depending on the price; it also has a nano SD card slot that you can extend up to 256GB more. However, the SD slot shares the SIM slot. Honor 30 supports Dual nano-SIMs. On the rear end of the device, the phone has quad cameras of 40 MP, 8 MP, 16 MP, and 2MP for high-level photography also has an LED flash. On the front, the phone has a dual selfie camera of 32MP and 8MP.
The phone has a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery, and the fingerprint is located under-display. All the Connectivity options like WLAN, Bluetooth, etc. are all present on the phone, and Sensors like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and the compass is installed.
Is Honor 30 Pro is a waterproof device?
Since there is an IP53 rating for Honor 30, we can assume that the phone is water-resistant and splash-proof. The phone will be able to survive 30 minutes under 1.5 meters of water, that’s its maximum limit, but it is not exactly waterproof since the water will damage many parts of the phone.
Huawei Honor 30 Pro+
Honor 30 Pro plus is expected to be launch on 21 of April 2020. The phone is built with a glass back and aluminum frame; thus, it has a metallic look to it. It is the most specked out and hight configuration model available in Huawei Honor 30 series.
Huawei Honor 30 Pro+ Device Specification
Huawei Honor 30 pro Plus has 6.57-inches of OLED capacitive touchscreen, which is capable of 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions and supports multi-touch. It has HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G chipset and an Octa-core (2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) Processor perfect for gaming purposes. It also has a Mali-G76-MP16 GPU. It is very similar to Honor 30 Pro, but the key specs of the device are its cameras.
The rear camera has a quad-camera of 50 MP, 8 MP, 16 MP and 2 MP with LED-flash support for Professional photography. The front camera has a dual camera of 32MP and 8MP for high-resolution selfies. The phone runs on Android 10.0 OS and Magic UI 3.1. It has 256GB of internal storage and 8/12GB of RAM, depending on the price. The phone has dual nano-SIM support and also supports the nano SD card, the slot shares with SIMs slot.
The fingerprint sensor is located under-screen; other sensors like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass are installed on the phone. Connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, GPS, and NFC are present. However, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack support. The phone has a non-removal Li-Po 4000 mAh battery, which supports 40W fast charging and 27W wireless charging.
Is Honor 30 Pro Plus is a waterproof device?
Honour 30 Pro plus has an IP rating of IP54, so we say that it is water-resistant and splash-proof, but the phone is not waterproof because IP54 is a low rating on the scale. Thus means water will definitely cause damage to your phone. However, you can expect that the phone will be protected from splashes of water.
As we have seen mingling through the official sources, Huawei Honor 30 is not one waterproof or splashproof smartphone. However, on the other hand, the Huawei Honor 30 Pro and Honor 30 Pro plus do have splashproof and waterproof ratings.
|Huawei Honor 30||none found|
|Huawei Honor 30 pro||IP53 splash-proof|
|Huawei Honor 30 Plus||IP54 splash-proof|
So the top models of Huaeri Honor do have a splashproof rating. However, please keep a note in mind that these devices are not waterproof, but splashproof only. This means that these new smartphones are ideal for taking a call in the rain, listen to music in the shower but not ideal for taking swimming or scuba diving with you.