Who says phones and water don’t mix? There are devices which can handle rain and a dive in the pool. If you are looking for the best water and dust-proof smartphones, this post is for you as we are talking about the top five devices boasting such features. We here have two phones from Sony, the company which actually started the trend of water and dust-proof devices, one from Samsung, one from Motorola, and one from HTC.
If you are eagerly waiting to buy a waterproof smartphone, let’s quickly check the features of the top five waterproof devices in the country. All of the phones mentioned below are IP certified for water and dust resistance.
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1) Samsung Galaxy S5
The Samsung Galaxy S5 sports a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED full HD display, and recently received the Android Lollipop update. The phone is powered by an Exynos 5 true octa-core CPU (four 1.9GHz Cortex A15 cores and four 1.3GHz Cortex A7 cores), paired with 2GB of RAM and a 2,800mAh battery with an Ultra Power Saving mode. The water and dust resistant smartphone comes with a fingerprint scanner and a heart rate monitor. The rest of the specs include a 16MP rear camera, 2MP front shooter, 32GB of expandable memory, 4G LTE, NFC, IR Remote, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0.
2) Motorola Moto Turbo
Motorola’s waterproof flagship smartphone, the Moto Turbo comes with a 5.2-inch OLED quad-HD display with a whopping pixel density of 565ppi. The device is powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, aided by 3GB of RAM and a massive 3,900mAh battery. The phone comes with a 21MP rear snapper with dual LED flash, a 2MP front shooter, 4G LTE support, NFC, and Android Lollipop.
3) Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
Recently launched in India, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, as its name suggests comes with water and dust resistance. The device offers a 5-inch HD display with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Android Lollipop, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of expandable memory. The phone comes with a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP front snapper, a 2,400mAh battery, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, and Clear Audio+ technology.
4) Sony Xperia Z3+
The Xperia Z3+ is the second Sony smartphone on our list featuring a 5.2-inch full HD Triluminos display. The phone is backed by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, aided by 3GB of RAM and a 2,930mAh battery. The handset offers a great 20.7MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front snapper. The 4G LTE smartphone comes with Android Lollipop, 32GB of internal memory, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, DLNA, OTA sync, and TV-out connectivity options.
5) HTC Desire Eye
The fifth phone on the list of the top five waterproof smartphones is the HTC Desire Eye. The camera-centric smartphone comes with 13MP rear and front shooters with dual-LED flash. The device sports a 5.2-inch full HD display, a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, Android Lollipop, 16GB of expandable memory, 4G LTE, and a 2,400mAh battery.
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua and HTC Desire Eye are the mid-range Android smartphones with dust and water resistance, while the rest three on the list, the Xperia Z3+, Moto Turbo, and Samsung Galaxy S5 are the flagship offerings. If you have a budget for the flagship offerings, the Xperia Z3+, Moto Turbo, and the Galaxy S5 suit you better with waterproof features. The Xperia M4 Aqua and Desire Eye are for those looking for mid-range devices. So which one are you going for? Share in the comments.