Is Huawei P20 Waterproof?

By April 18, 2018

Here finally comes the gorgeous Huawei P20. It’s the successor to the Huawei P10, despite the big jump numbering, which also means a big upgrade from the predecessor. Huawei P20 adopts the Huawei Fullview display technology, the super high screen ratio and extremely narrow border conform to human engineering bring users immersive experience. With so many advantages besides, you might wonder whether Huawei P20 is waterproof.

What does IP Mean?  What is IP68?

 

You should know the IP before you pose the question about whether Huawei P20 is waterproof. IP, or Ingress Protection, is a universally accepted measurement of varying degrees for dust and liquid resistance. Assessing the waterproof performance of the waterproof connector mainly depends on the two digits of the IPXX. The first digit indicates the level of protection that the enclosure provides against access to hazardous parts and the ingress of solid foreign objects.The second digit indicates the level of protection that the enclosure provides against harmful ingress of water.

IP68 is the highest level of waterproof rating standards. Devices such as Samsung  Galaxy S9 backed by IP68 are deemed fit enough to withstand dust, dirt and sand, and are resistant to submersion up to a maximum depth of 1.5m underwater for up to thirty minutes.

Is Huawei P20 Waterproof?

No, for the reasons of cost, design and price and so on. Only Huawei P20 Pro has the waterproof function, and Huawei Mate10 Pro has the same waterproof rating as IP67, which is a high rate in smartphones. The highest waterproof rate smartphone for the present is like Samsung S8 equipt with IP68.

What to Do When Huawei P20 Fall into Water?

Step 1:

What is the first thing to do after the Huawei P20 fall into the water? Pick it from the water immediately. The longer the smartphone is soaked in water, the more damage to the mobile phone.

Step 2:

After the phone is out of the water, use tissue or towel to dry the surface of P20, but do not boot. Many people will first check the phone whether is able to boot, this way is extremely wrong, the power may cause the mainboard to burn.

Step 3:

Remove the battery, whether the P20 is turned on or off before entering the water. If you do not have the experience,  skip this step to avoid secondary damage.

Step4:

Use a hair dryer to keep the temperature is not hot and blowing the phone.

Step5:

Put the desiccant and your Huawei P20 together.

Waterproof Power Bank Recommendation:

OUTXE 20000mAh Rugged Solar Charger

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