Best Waterproof Android Smartphones for Summer 2019

Smartphones that can withstand falling into water or getting caught in the rain are no longer a rarity. More and more manufacturers are producing waterproof devices with IP67 or IP68 protection class - they will not be affected if they accidentally get into the water. Technically, no phone is completely waterproof, but many of them will withstand a dip in the pool for up to 30 minutes. The best waterproof smartphones on our list:

The Samsung Galaxy S10 series

< /p>The Galaxy S10 Plus, S10 and S10e offer IP68 protection against dust and moisture. All of them are equipped with a modern perforated display, wireless charging, and also have the necessary headphone jack for many users.

The Galaxy S10 Plus of the three models in the series is equipped to the maximum – it has the largest display, the most capacious battery and two front-facing cameras instead of one. All its other features, including a fingerprint scanner, built-in display and a triple main camera, are the same as the standard Galaxy S10 model.

< /p>The Galaxy S10e looks more modest than others when it comes to technical specifications and features. It offers the smallest (but still solid) screen, features a dual main camera and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. This device runs on the same chipset as its two older counterparts.

Galaxy S10e Features:Screen: 5.8 inches, Full HD+Processor: SD 855 or Exynos 9820RAM: 6/8 GB Internal memory: 128/256 GB Main Camera: 12 and 16 MP Front Camera: 10 MPBattery: 3100 mAh Battery: Android 9.0 Piecharacteristics of the Galaxy S10:Screen: 6.1 inches, QHD+Processor: SD 855 or Exynos 9820 RAM: 8 GB Internal memory: 128/512 GB Main Camera: 12, 12 and 16 Mpfrontal Camera: 10 MPBattery: 3400 mAh Battery: Android 9.0 Piecharacteristics of the Galaxy S10 Plus:Screen: 6.4 inches, QHD+Processor: SD 855 or Exynos 9820RAM: 8 / 12GB Internal Memory: 128 / 512GB plus 1TB Main Camera: 12, 12 and 16 mpfrontal camers: 10 and 8 MPBatarea: 4100 mAh PO: Android 9.0 Piehuwei P30 Pro

< /p>The P30 Pro is currently the best phone in the Huawei line, equipped with a huge 6.47-inch display with curved edges, the latest Kirin 980 chipset and 8 GB of RAM. The smartphone is IP68 certified, which means that it can withstand immersion in water up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.

But what makes the P30 Pro really stand out is its cameras. The phone is truly impressive in the field of photography - its four main cameras take fantastic pictures, even in very low light conditions thanks to a special night mode.

This gadget also offers an on-screen fingerprint scanner, great design, supports wireless charging, both direct and reverse. It is also worth noting the battery capacity of 4200 mAh, which during testing provided 9-10 hours of operation of the smartphone with an active screen, which is much higher than the average. All this together makes the P30 Pro one of the best waterproof phones on the market.

Huawei P30 Pro Features:Screen: 6.47 inches, QHD+Processor: Kirin 980RAM: 6/8 GB Internal memory: 128/256/512 GB Main Camera: 40, 20, 8 MP plus Tofrontal Camera: 32 MPBattery: 4,200 mAh Battery: Android 9.0 PieSamsung Galaxy Note 9

< /p>Galaxy Note 9 provides IP68 dust and moisture protection class. It has a Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset (depending on the region) and up to 8 GB of RAM. The phone also comes with a large 4,000 mAh battery, a headphone jack, and a microSD card slot, which is a big plus in itself.It comes with a proprietary S Pen stylus that supports Bluetooth LE. This allows you to use it for remote camera control, opening apps, and more. The Note 9 can also work in desktop mode thanks to DeX technology. You only need to connect your phone to a monitor or TV using a USB-C - HDMI adapter and a cable.

In addition, the Note 9 will delight users with a large screen with curved edges and a headphone jack. The fingerprint scanner in it is placed at the back. The model comes with Android 8.1 Oreo on board, but can be upgraded to the latest version of Pie.

< /p>Galaxy Note 9 Features:Screen: 6.4 inches, QHD+Processor: SD 845 or Exynos 9810RAM: 6/8 GB Internal memory: 128/256 / 512 GB Main Camera: 12 and 12 MP Front Camera: 8 MP Battery: 4000 mAh Battery: Android 8.1 OreoSony Xperia 1

The latest flagship from Sony offers a variety of options and features. It has a protection class of IP65 / IP68, is equipped with three rear cameras and a large 6.5-inch 4K display with an aspect ratio of 21: 9.This phone is high-performance thanks to the modern Snapdragon 855 chipset and the presence of 6 GB of RAM. It features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and runs the latest version of Android.

Like many phones, the Xperia 1 also has a few drawbacks. It has no headphone jack, no wireless charging, and its 3,300 mAh battery leaves much to be desired.

Features of Sony Xperia 1:Screen: 6.5 inches, 4K Processor: Snapdragon 855RAM: 6 GB Internal memory: 64 / 128 GB Main Camera: 12, 12 and 12 MP Front Camera: 8 MP Battery: 3300 mAh Battery: Android 9.0 PieGoogle Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The combination of solid specs, great software, and a fantastic camera is what makes the Pixel 3 and 3 XL some of the best waterproof phones on the market. Both have an IP68 protection class, which means that they can be submerged at a depth of up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes without compromising their functionality.

The Pixel 3 series smartphones offer pure Android and feature only one main camera, but are still some of the best models designed for photography. Thanks to Google Night Sight technology, they can take beautiful pictures even in low-light conditions. Both devices are similar in characteristics, both offer the same chipset, camera and memory parameters. The Pixel 3 XL model features a larger display with a higher resolution, as well as a capacious battery.

Pixel 3 Features:Screen: 5.5 inches, Full HD+Processor: Snapdragon 845RAM: 4 GB Internal memory: 64/128 GB Main Camera: 12.2 Mpfrontal Camera: 8 and 8 MPBatarea: 2915 mAh Phone: Android 9.0 Piecharacteristics of Pixel 3 XL:Screen: 6.3 inches, QHD+Processor: Snapdragon 845RAM: 4GB Internal memory: 64 / 128GBREAR camera: 12.2 Mpfrontal camera: 8 and 8 MPBatarea: 3430mAh Android 9.0 PieRazer Phone 2

Unlike the other waterproof phones on our list, The Razer Phone 2 offers IP67 protection instead of IP68, which allows it to stay safely at a depth of up to one meter for a maximum of 30 minutes. The device is aimed at gamers, it is equipped with a special cooling system and has a unique design.

< /p>Razer Phone 2 is equipped with two front-facing speakers, a large 4000 mAh battery and a dual main camera. The built-in memory is only 64 GB, which is not much for a gaming smartphone, but it can be expanded by 1 TB using a microSD card.The screen of this device is not the largest - 5.72 inches, but its refresh rate is - 120 Hz, so any animation on it looks smoother.

< /p>Razer Phone 2 Specifications: Screen: 5.72 inches, IPS LCDProcessor: Snapdragon 845RAM: 8 GB Internal memory: 64 GB Main Camera: 12 and 12 MP Front Camera: 8 MP Battery: 4000 mAh Phone: Android 8.1 Oreohuwei Mate 20 Pro

Like the P30 Pro, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is also protected from moisture thanks to its IP68 protection class. The flagship is equipped with a built-in fingerprint scanner, has a large battery capacity of 4200 mAh and supports 3D facial recognition.

Its advantages also include wireless charging, direct and reverse, although the latter is very slow. There are three cameras on the back of the case, which offer a wide range of shooting options and work very well in low light conditions.

The Mate 20 Pro impresses with its gorgeous design, and its stylish metal and glass body is available in several gradient colors.

Features of Huawei Mate 20 Pro:Screen: 6.39 inches, QHD+Processor: Kirin 980RAM: 6/8 GB Internal memory: 128/256 GB Main Camera: 40, 20 and 8 Mpfrontal Camera: 24 MPBattery: 4200 mAh PO: Android 9.0 PieLG G8 ThinQ

The latest model in our list of the best waterproof smartphones - LG G8 ThinQ. This unit has an IP68 rating, so you don't have to worry if you drop it in the pool or get caught in the rain during a phone call. The phone is a great choice for music lovers as it features a headphone jack as well as a Hi-Fi Quad DAC for enhanced sound.

One of the features that sets it apart from the competition is the Z-camera, which can scan the pattern of the veins in your palm. It can then be used to unlock the device. You can also take a screenshot and open the app with gestures without touching the screen. However, these functions are not working as well as we would like.

Other features and features of the LG G8 are a decent dual camera on the back, wireless charging and the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset. In addition, this device offers users stereo speakers and a bright OLED display.

Features of the LG G8 ThinQ:Screen: 6.1 inches, QHD+Processor: Snapdragon 855RAM: 6 GB Internal memory: 128 GB Main Camera: 12 and 16 MP Front Camera: 8 MP + TOF Sensor Battery: 3500 mAh Battery: Android 9.0 Pie