Water-resistant has become a popular feature among smartphone users, and more and more smartphone makers are also coming up with water-resistant device in their line-up. For instance, Sony has a got firm-hold on the water-resistant smartphone as many of its devices features great IP ratings that makes it water, dust and shock proof.
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This year we have seen many smartphone launched with water-resistant as well as water repellent features. While, we expect more and more handsets will be launched with water-resistant before the year's end. Here we came up with a list of smartphones that are waterproof and rugged. Take a look at the slider below to know more.
Moto G (3rd Gen)
Moto G (3rd Gen) comes with IPX7 rating, where the device can be immersed in up to 3 feet under water for 30 minutes.
The smartphone sports a 5 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels and features Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU.
On the storage department, Moto G (3rd Gen) comes in two variant, which includes 1GB of RAM with 8GB internal memory and another 2GB of RAM with 16GB internal memory. Both the variants can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card slot. Know More
Moto X Style
The Moto X Style comes with water repellent coating on top (not water resistance). The smartphone can survive accidental contact with water.
The smartphone sports a 5.7 TFT LCD display with 1440×2560 pixels and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor with Adreno 418 GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood.
The smartphone features 21 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera, with 87-degree wide-angle lens, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4um pixel. Know more
Sony Xperia Z3+
The Sony Xperia Z3+ comes with IP65 and IP68 rating makes it water and dust proof and can survive up to 1.5 meters under water for 30 minutes.
The Sony Xperia Z3+ sports a 5.2 inch Triluminos display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and also equipped with Live Colour LED powered by X-Reality engine. It is powered by a Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and can be upgradable to the latest Android M. Know more.
Sony Xperia Z3
The Sony Xperia Z3 also comes with IP65 and IP68 rating makes it water and dust proof and can survive up to 1.5 meters under water for 30 minutes.
The Xperia Z3 houses a 5.2 inch Full HD display at 1920x1080 pixels resolution, which churns out a pixel density of 424 ppi. It is powered by 2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor and runs on Android platform. Know more.
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua comes with IP65 rating waterproof and IP68 rating dust tight.
The smartphone sports a 5 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It is clocked at 1.5 GHz octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit processor with Adreno 405 GPU besides 2GB RAM. It flaunts a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Exmor RS sensor, and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera that comes with 88-degree wide-angle lens. Know more.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
The Galaxy S6 Active is water-resistance and has an IP68 rating, which makes the first smartphone to get the highest rating in its class. The smartphone can be drown under 1.5 meter of water for 30 minutes and it will still work.
The S6 Active sports a 5.1 inch qHD Super AMOLED display, powered by its very own Exynos 7420 octa-core 64-bit processor and paired with 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop along with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top. It holds a 16 megapixel camera on the back and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. Know more.
Samsung Galaxy S5
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with IP67 certification, that makes is swat, water and dust resistance.
The smartphone comes with a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED display offering a Full HD resolution and churns out the pixel density of 432 ppi. It is powered by an octa core processor (1.9GHz + 1.3GHz) coupled with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat. Know more.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
The Xperia Z3 Compact comes with IP65 and IP68 certification rating, making it as water and dust resistance and can survive up to 1.5 meter under water.
It comes with a 4.6 inch HD IPS display at 1280x720 pixels resolution and powered by Triluminos technology with BraviaTV expertise. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 801 quad core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with Adreno 330 GPU paired with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat OS. Know more.
Alcatel OneTouch Conquest
The smartphone comes with IP67 certification rating, that means it is water and dust proof and can be submerged in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.
The handset is currently available in the U.S. It sports a 5 inch 720p display and is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor paired with 1GB or RAM and runs on Android Lollipop. The smartphone comes with a 5 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera.
The CAT S40 coms with IP68 certification rating, that makes it water and dust proof and can survive up to 1.5 meters under water. Moreover, it also comes with shock resistance, and can survive a drop onto concrete from up to 1.8 meters without being damaged.
The smartphone features a 4.7 inch IPS display at 540x960 pixels of resolution and powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor and paired with 1GB of RAM. It comes with 8 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera and houses 16GB of internal memory. The smartphone will be available starting this month in the U.S.