Summers are here and we can’t help but run towards the water. While smartphones are packed with all sorts of amazing capabilities, for many, waters remains an enemy. Power-packed smartphones also command heavy prices, which is why it’s tragic if your device gets damaged by a splash of water or a quick walk in the rain. Fortunately, for all the adventurous people, there are many smartphones which come with waterproof feature. Read more to find out 5 Best Waterproof Smartphones Under Rs. 25,000.
Moto G5 Plus 32GB
The mid-range smartphone offers a cool bunch of features including protection from water. It comes with a water repellent nano-coating inside and out. The Moto G5 Plus is safe from all sorts of spills and splashes. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 16,999.
The Moto G5 Plus sports a 5.2-inch Full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with massive 4GB of RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. The Android (v7.0 Nougat) smartphone comes equipped with a 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. It is backed by a 3,000mAh Li-ion battery with turbocharging support. The Moto G5 Plus comes in two color options – Lunar Gray and Fine Gold.
The rugged Android smartphone is targeted at adventure seekers. It is made to last tough environments and comes with IP68 certification. With this hardcore device, you can take pictures in the rain or even underwater. A single snapshot button allows you to easily navigate between photo and video options. Other special feature includes Atmosphere Pressure Sensor. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 21,710.
The Blackview BV6000 sports 4.7-inch HD display. It is powered by a 2.0GHz 64-bit octa-core Mediatek MT6755 processor along with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The Android (6.0) smartphone sports a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. It is backed by a 4200mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S5
Aimed at fitness enthusiasts, the flagship smartphone comes with a built-in heart-rate sensor and the S Health 3.0 app. The IP67 certified smartphone is dust and water resistant. The sturdy handset is loaded with multiple features and is currently available at a starting price of Rs 15,990.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is stylish device and sports a bright 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD resolution. It is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core processor along with 2GB RAM. The Galaxy G5 sports a 16MP ISOCELL rear camera with the auto-focus speed of 0.3 seconds. It can also capture 4K videos. It is backed by a 2,800mAh Li-ion battery, which claims to offer a talk time of 21 hours. While an Ultra Power Saving Mode turns off all features and turns the handset in black & white mode.
Moto Z Play 32GB
The powerful smartphone sports premium features and high-end specs. It is great that it comes with decent protection too. It comes with water repellent nano-coating and Corning Gorilla Glass. The modular smartphone is currently available at a starting price of Rs 24,980.
The Moto Z Play sports a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. In terms of camera, the Moto device boasts of a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-colour LED flash, and laser as well as phase detection autofocus (PDAF). There is also a 5MP front camera onboard. It is backed by a 3,510mAh Li-polymer battery with turbocharging support.
Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Dual
The flagship smartphone comes equipped with a powerful processor and sharp cameras. The sleek Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Dual is only 6.9mm thick and weighs only 144 grams. It is designed to be waterproof/dustproof and comes with an IP65/IP68 rating. You can sink it in water without doing any damage. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 20,490.
The Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Dual sports a 5.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive multi-touch Triluminos display with the X-Reality mobile picture engine. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core (quad-core 1.5GHz + quad-core 2GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor along with 3GB of RAM that and Adreno 430 GPU. The Android (v5.0 Lollipop) smartphone sports a 20.7MP autofocus rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 25mm wide-angle G Lens and LED flash. It can also record 4K videos at 30fps, Full HD videos at 60fps and HD videos at 120fps. There is also a 5MP camera on the front. The Dual SIM smartphone is backed by a 2930 mAh, Li-ion non-removable battery.
All smartphones in this list offer protection from water. They can easily protect you from splashes, spills, or rain. However, it is advisable to avoid more extreme situations like pools and heavy rains. While Blackview BV6000 will be able to survive the worst, same can’t be said for the more delicately designed smartphones on this list. So, which of the 5 Best Waterproof Smartphones Under Rs. 25,000 would you buy? Share your views with us in the comments section below!