With the technological advancements in the world, electronics and water can mix. Marine divers can now dive with their phones and other waterproof devices. We now have some smartphones that can handle the rain, tumble in the puddle, and dunk in the bath. They are not just basic phones with chucky rubber covers or some underpowered phones. Maybe you want to tweet while in the shower, or maybe your work is entailed in the pool, whatever the reason with the waterproof phones you shouldn’t have anything to worry you.
There are some phone that are not waterproof, but are just water-resistance. IP rating is used to measure the phones that are waterproof. It is the Ingress Protection of the phone that measures its ability to protect your phone from dust and water.
Sony Xperia Z3
When Sony announced the release of Xperia Z back in the year 2013, this was the start of its high-end water resistance smartphones. Most of its phones have got the ability to withstand water when dunked. With its Sony Xperia Z3, you will have a phone with an IP rating of IP65/IP68, which is a very high IP rating score. This phone has complied with the waterproofing standards. It comes with a smaller screen of 720p screen and 4.6 inch.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
The Xperia Z3 is joined by the Z3V in the list of phones that are waterproof. This phone has got similar specification like Sony Xperia Z3. It is just the fact that it operates on a network that is different. If you want a Sony water-resistant bargain, you can consider other phones like the T-Mobile IP55/IP58 for Xperia Z1s. this phone has got similar ratings like the Xperia Z2 but with a slightly smaller screen of 5-inch, a snapdragon 800 processor, and 1080p screen.
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
If you are looking for a typical Android smartphone that has got the ability to withstand water when soaked, then you should try, Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. It has an IP rating of IP65/IP68, something that makes it very effective in withstanding dust and water. It has got an octa-core processor, 64-bit, 5-inch 720p screen as well as a 13-megapixel camera that makes it to be very attractive. Its battery can seve you for two days. The phone runs on Android 5.0.
This phone was recently announced by Sony but its only available in Japan. This phone is in the same category as Xperia Z2 although not that impressive as Z3. The phone is not yet released till later in the year.
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 is the Samsung’s flagship phone of the year 2014. With its IP rating of IP67, it means that the smartphone is waterproof. The phone can be submerged in water (1 meter in depth) for over half an hour and no any dust particles will get in it. Always ensure that the plastic flap that is meant to cover the USB port is already in place (securely). Its flagship phone of the year Samsung Galaxy S6 can be termed as terrified of water- although S5 is still in the market and you can get a new one.