Festival of colors, Holi, is just one week away and People are eagerly waiting for Gujias (Famous Sweet in India), colors, splashes of water and pichkaris. On the other hand, you must be worried about your smartphones, because you never know when a full bucket of water or a water balloon hits you and damages your phone. Well! You need not worry if your phone can resist water. You need not part with it and can even use it to capture holi memories and play music while you celebrate. Here is a list of some water resistant smartphones you can buy:
Moto G 3rd Generation
Moto G 3rd Generation is a water-resistant device as it is IPX7 certified which means you can dip Moto G 3rd Gen in 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. The handset offers smooth, unadulterated Stock Android experience and is running the latest Android Marshmallow software. Specifications and features include 5 inch HD IPS display, 13 MP AF rear camera with LED flash and a 5 MP shooter at front.
Moto G 3rd Gen is powered by 1.4 GHz quad core Snapdragon 410 processor with 1GB or 2GB of RAM and 8GB or 16GB of flash memory depending on what variant you choose. Both variants support MicroSD expansion. This dual SIM handset has a 4G LTE connectivity and houses a 2470mAh battery. You can also consider Moto G Turbo which includes slightly better chipset and supports fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. This beautifully designed smartphone was launched last week in India and is widely being considered the best Samsung phone so far. It brandishes a 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED always-on display and is equipped with Octa Core Exynos 8890 processor clubbed with 4GB RAM, 32GB internal memory and microSD card slot.
Galaxy S7 sports a 12 MP auto focus rear camera with dual pixel technology, LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture and Smart OIS. On the front, there is a 5 MP snapper. It runs on latest Android version, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and houses a 3000mAh battery. It has a hybrid SIM slot and 4G LTE connectivity. The pricier Galaxy S7 Edge is another option in the same league which offers a bigger display curved on both edges.
Sony Xperia Z5 Dual
Sony started the tradition of water resistant smartphones across its mid-range and high-end product portfolio. Sony Xperia Z5 dual, launched late last year, is a solid flagship grade phone with a stunning camera. This dual SIM handset also comes with IP68 certification which makes this device dust and water resistant. This 4G enabled device features a 5.2 inch full HD IPS display with scratch resistant glass, packs a 23 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5 MP frontal sensor.
Xperia Z5 Dual is backed by octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU assisted by 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard memory, which can be further expanded by up to 200GB via microSD card slot. It has a 2900mAh battery.
Moto X Style
Moto X Style comes with IP52 certifications which implies it is protected against dust and from water spray less than 15 degrees from vertical. Moto X Style features a 5.7 inch QHD display handled by 1.8 GHz hexa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor along with 3GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of flash storage which is extendable via microSD card slot.
Moto X Style has dual SIM support, 4G LTE connectivity and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS. It houses a 3000mAh battery inside. It sports a 21 MP rear camera with dual CCT flash and 5 MP front camera.
Sony Xperia M5 Aqua
Xperia M5 Aqua is a mid- range 4G enabled smartphone which is IP68 and IP65 certified which makes this smartphone dust and water resistant. Xperia M5 Aqua incorporates a 5 inch FHD IPS display and is powered by 2.0 GHz octa core MediaTek Helio X10 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. This dual SIM handset has 16GB of inbuilt memory along with a microSD card slot for further expansion.
There is a 21.5 MP rear camera with LED flash and also bears a 13 MP front facing shooter with wide aperture lens for detailed selfies. It has a 2600mAh battery and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.