Xiaomi is releasing many smartphones this year. Followed by Redmi 6A, Redmi 6A lite, Redmi note 5 Pro, Mi 8 and so on. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is no exception. Xiaomi launched Mi 8 pro in September 2018 and its a wonderful masterpiece on its own. However, Xiaomi didn’t put any sort of certified IP68 waterproof ratings with the device. Since there are a lot of fans of Xiaomi who would like to buy this device. So to help them narrow down their search, today we will test whether Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is a waterproof device or not. So without a further due, let’s start out Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro waterproof test.
Before we start without Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro waterproof test, let’s get to know some of its features first. The device is rocking a 6.4-inch massive display with a resolution of 1080 by 2248 pixels. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is powered by latest Android 8.1 oreo out of the box. It is powered by an octa-core processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. The device is having a massive battery of 3550 mAh which makes it a powerhouse. Talking about the camera department, it is having 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) + 12-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.0-micron) primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
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Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro 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.
The waterproof and dustproof test comprises 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!
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 Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro to artificial water splash, the device seems to work fine. there are no complications at all.
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.
After testing the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro in artificial rain condition, we observed that the device does not show any signs of damage. This means that the users will be able to use the device while it’s raining.
In this test, we are going to wash Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro 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 Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro or not.
|Power & volume rocker buttons||Works|
|Any other I/O port damage||None|
|Earpiece & Mic||Works|
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.
After the dustproof test, no dust was found in the internal parts fo the device. This shows that indeed Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is dustproof.
After all the test, we come to a conclusion that Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is indeed waterproof and dustproof.
|Official IP ratings (waterproof ratings)||Not found|