Indians celebrate the festival of colours ‘Holi’ with much pomp and ceremony amidst friends and family. And when there is any festive occasion, we tend to capture every moment of it on our smartphones.
But you need to check if your Smartphone is capable enough to endure the damage that might happen due to carelessness during the festive time.
As holi is a festival of water and colours, you need to check whether your phone is dust and waterproof or not.
You can check the water and dust resistance capacity of your handset with the IP ratings of your device.
The higher the rating, the better equipped the device is to handle water and dust. Here is a list of phones to measure how ‘Holi-safe’ is your smartphone.
Phones That Are ‘Holi Safe’:
Apple iPhone 11 Pro, Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple iPhone 11: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 59,990 onwards):
All the three smartphones of Apple iPhone 11 series comes with IP68 rating. With IP68 rating, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max is dust, dirt and water-resistant.
The iPhone 11 series phones will stay undamaged in up to 2 meter water for 30 minutes.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro, Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max, Apple iPhone 12: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 69,990 onwards):
The Apple iPhone 12 Pro, Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max and Apple iPhone 12 is dust and water resistant with an IP68 rating. Like the iPhone 11 series, iPhone 12 series too can withstand submersion in water up to 2 meter for 30 minutes.
Apple iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 47,900 onwards):
Apple iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max come with an IP68 rating which makes it water and dust resistant. Same as the 11 series, iPhone XR, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max series phones too can withstand submersion in water up to 2 meter for 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21+, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Water-resistant (Price- Rs 69,999 onwards):
Samsung’s latest Galaxy S series smartphones- Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra also comes with IP68 rating which makes them resistant to dust and water. The smartphones are powered by the Exynos 2100 processor and run on the Android 11 operating system.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 79,999 onwards)
The Samung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra are dust and water-resistant with an IP68 rating. Both the smartphones are powered by Exynos 990 processor.
Samsung Galaxy A72: Water resistant (Price-Rs 34,999 onwards):
The recently-launched Samsung Galaxy A72 comes with an IP67 rating water and dust resistant which makes them ‘water-proof’. Samsung Galaxy A72 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC. It packs a 5,000 mAh battery that support 25W fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Water-resistant (Price- Rs 44,999 onwards):
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is dust and water-resistant with an IP68 rating. The smartphone runs on Android 11 operating system and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20+ ,Galaxy S20: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 69,990 onwards):
Like all top-end Samsung smartphones, the Galaxy S20 series too comes with IP68 rating which makes them ‘water-proof’ and dust proof. Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra can survive underwater up to 1.5 meter for 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy A52: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 26,499 onwards):
The Samsung Galaxy A52 was recently launched in India on March 19. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor and runs on Android 11 OS.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 is water and dust resistant with IP67 rating for carefree usage of the device.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 54,999 onwards):
The OnePlus 8 Pro was launched on March 24 in India. It is the first OnePlus phone to come with official dust and water-resistant rating of IP68.
The smartphone packs a 4150mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A), 30W Wireless fast charging, and wireless reverse charging. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor.
Phones You can Use During Holi But With a Little Care
Oppo Find X2: Water-resistant (Price-Rs 64,990):
The Oppo Find X2 is dust and water-resistant with an IP65 rating. It can survive in low-pressure water jets. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and runs on Android 10 OS.
These following smartphones come with splash screen resistance which means it can survive to minor water spills but won’t survive if submerged in water.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10: Splash-resistant (Price-Rs 11,999 onwards):
The recently launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 comes with IP53 rating which makes it splash-resistant. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 processor and is backed by a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.
Poco X3: Splash-resistant (Price-Rs 16,999 onwards):
Launched last year, the Poco X3 is splash-resistant with an IP53 rating. It packs a 6,000 mAh battery with a 33W fast charging support.
Moto Edge+: Splash-resistant (Price-Rs 64,999):
The Moto Edge+ smartphone comes with splash-resistant technique. It supports an IP52 rating. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor.
So now you can easily check from the list above to judge if your Smartphone is “Holi Safe” or not.