Chinese smartphone OEM OnePlus will launch its latest flagship devices, the OnePlus 7 and the Pro at multiple events across the world on the 14th of May. The company, on its official social media accounts, has been continuously dropping hints of what features the upcoming handsets will sport. In a fresh tweet, OnePlus has revealed that while both the smartphones will not have an official Ingress Protection (IP) rating, but will be water resistant to an extent. The company cites the cost of getting the devices officially certified as the reason behind this decision.Water Resistance On The OnePlus 7 Series
Like mentioned above, the upcoming OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro [...]
Most modern flagship smartphone in today’s day and age are kitted with a plethora of features. In many ways, these devices couldn’t be more different than each other. But there is a feature that is slowly catching up to speed in most modern smartphones and is often one of the most sought out. Ever since Samsung advertised its Galaxy S5 as being water resistant, the past few years have seen more OEMs providing the feature in their offerings. This feature, a smartphone being water resistant, is also often referred to as being waterproof, which couldn’t be more misleading.Understanding Water Resistance and IP Ratings
To certify a modern smartphone as [...]
The OnePlus 6 is turning out to be quite an upgrade over its predecessor, the OnePlus 5T. Ever since the company first teased the OnePlus 6, the company has slowly hinted at a few important features of the upcoming flagship smartphone. In the latest tweet by OnePlus’ official account, the company has seemingly confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will be water resistant.
Don’t you just hate it when you have to stop using your phone when it rains? So do we ? pic.twitter.com/QEnOdm3Xtk
— OnePlus (@oneplus) April 16, 2018
At the time of the launch of the OnePlus 5, the company was heavily panned for significantly increasing the price of [...]
India’s festival of color and water is just around the corner. While we would seriously advocate that you do not waste water and play a dry Holi. For those still willing to go all out, the smartphone is one of the biggest victims of an accident on and around the festival of Holi.
Imagine your phone gets struck by a water and color filled balloon, and moments later it is time to go hunting for a new one.
While every smartphone should now feature some kind of waterproofing, many companies do not agree with us. So if you plan on playing Rambo on Holi try the following smartphones guaranteed to last through the water filled festival. Zip lock bags and plastic wrapped [...]
Who says electronics and water don’t mix? This is a list of the Best Water Resistant and Dust Resistant rugged smart phone which are capable of handling the rain or taking a dunk in the bath or a tumble in the puddle or even shower with you in the morning.
This is a list of the most rugged weatherproof phone which survives through all climates.
Voting is now Closed! The Winner for the Best Weatherproof Phone in the iGyaan Tech Awards 2014 is Sony Xperia Z3.
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With all their amazing features, consumer electronics are still extremely delicate. Even the thought of dropping your laptop might give you goosebumps, right? They hold your entire life’s data, but they give up with a spill of water. If you are a traveller, you are always scared for your gadgetry. Dell has a solution to all your worries, well if you have the cash.
The Dell Latitude 12 and 14 Rugged Extreme follow in the footsteps of the Latitude XFR D630, which was so extreme that it was the choice of military men in the field. These badass notebooks can withstand temperatures from minus 29 degree Celsius to scorching [...]
The Sony Xperia ZR is a small brother of the Xperia Z with a major differences in design and hardware. The one thing that remains common is the water resistance and dust proof nature of the phone.
Inside the box of the Xperia ZR you will get the standard set of accessories, including a wall charger, the USB to micro USB cable and in ear headset along with documentation.Xperia ZR Initial Impressions
The Xperia ZR is water resistant to the point where you can go swimming with it, but the build is slightly different than the Xperia Z. The back panel [...]
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has been in the limelight for quite some time, but this time around Press shots confirm its existence. @evleaks, known for its recent leaks, has dug up some images of the purported Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with US AT&T branding. The hardware could bring to silence all those who have asked for a better built Samsung phone, and this could be the Korean manufacturers answer.
Specifications on rumor include a 1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 chipset, HD display, 8-megapixel rear camera and water-resistant protection. The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini could see an announcement at the upcoming Samsung event scheduled in London.