What’s great today may become old fashioned the next day. The proverb suits perfectly in the ‘Technology’ world. The Smartphone manufacturers have been constantly adding new features to their existing mobile phones and launching new devices every day. One such awesome feature in the recent times is the introduction of the waterproof mobiles. These water and dust proof mobile phones are also given special certified numbers – IP 57 and IP 67 respectively, so that it will be easy for the end user to identify them.
So, if you’re spending or willing to spend huge amounts on Smartphones, why not buy these Smartphones that are water proof android mobiles which will not get spoiled even dropped in the water. Refer to the Wikipedia if you’ve any confusion about the terms IP 57 and IP 67.
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List of Waterproof Android Mobiles in India
1.Samsung Galaxy S5
The first device that comes to my mind while speaking about the best water resistant android Smartphone is the Galaxy S5. This 5.1 inch Super AMOLED touch screen device comes with a Quad-core 2.5GHz Krait 400 processor and 2GB RAM. The mobile is available in 16GB and 32GB variants along with a 128GB external card support.
Coming to the Camera specifications, it has 16MP autofocus camera with LED flash on the rear side and a 2MP front camera. The 2800 mAh battery will give you up to 21h talktime and 67h music play time. It also got an IP67 certification, which means that the device is dust and water resistant.
Best Price: Rs.32,999;
2.Sony Xperia Z3
Another great mobile that is IP68 certified is the Xperia Z3. It is both dust proof and water resistant. The Z3 sports a 5.2 inch IPS LCD touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The device is powered by a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor and 3GB RAM. Like the S5, the Z3 is also available in two variants – 16GB and 32GB. You can expand the memory up to 128GB using the microSD card.
Unlike the S5, Sony has embedded a 20.7MP autofocus camera with LED flash with which you can take stunning pictures. There is also a front camera with a 2.2MP support. Inside is a 3100 mAh non-removable battery which gives you up to 16 h talktime and 130h music play time.
Best Price: Rs.44,990;
3.Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
The Xperia Z3 has got a bigger screen and is priced high. So, if you’re looking for a not so big display at a lower price, then the Z3 compact is for you. This 4.6 inch IPS LCD touchscreen is an IP68 certified device. It is powered by a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor and 2GB RAM. If the 16GB internal memory is not sufficient for you, then you can expand it up to 128GB.
Sony has embedded the same camera, i.e., 20.7MP with LED flash on the rear side and 2.2MP on the front end. So, you’re getting better specs at a lower price tag. The non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery will give you up to 14h talktime and 110h music play.
Best Price: Rs.39,038;
4.Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
If the Galaxy S5 is not in your budget, then here is the mini version of the S5 which is also dust and water resistant. This 4.5 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen is powered by a Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 processor and 1.5GB RAM. There is a 16GB memory internally and you can expand it up to 64GB using a microSD card.
The 8MP camera with LED flash will let you take decent pictures and also videos of 1080p quality. For video calling, there is a 2.1MP secondary camera on the front side. The 2100 mAh battery will give you a talk time of up to 10h and music play time of up to 47h.
Best Price: Rs.20,999;
5.HTC Desire EYE
This is an IP67 certified android phone from HTC which sports a 5.2 inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The device is powered by a Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor and 2GB RAM. The 16GB internal memory can be expanded up to 128GB.
Coming to the Camera, it has got a 13MP autofocus cam with dual LED flash on both sides, which is awesome. It means you can take stunning selfies with the front cam. The 2400 non-removable mAh battery will give you up to 20h talk time.
Best Price: Rs.38,000;
6.Sony Xperia Z2
The Z2 is a IP58 certified Android device which sports a 5.2 inch IPS LCD touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It is powered by a Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 CPU and 3GB RAM. Internal memory is 16GB; Expandable up to 128GB.
It has got a 20.7MP autofocus cam with LED flash on the rear side and 2.2MP on the front side. The 3200 mAh battery will give you a talktime of up to 19h and 120h music play.
Best Buy: Rs.34,320;
That’s all Friends! The above listed Android phones are both dustproof and water resistant. So, choose the one that fits your requirements and budget.
No! They’re not meant for swimming.