Best Water and Dust proof Android Smartphones – IP57, IP67 Certified

With the rapid increase in the competition in the Smartphone world, Manufacturers are always working on new and better ideas to keep their sales chart rising. One such recent trend in the market is of Water Resistant and Dust Proof mobile phones. Now that when you’re going to spend a good amount on your Smartphone, why not pick up something different which stands out from the rest of the crowd? If you have a similar feeling, here’s a small list of the best Water Resistant phones selling in the market.

Sony Xperia Z – IP57 Certified

Sony is the new star in the smartphone world. After separating from Ericsson, Sony has really done great in producing devices which stand out from the market flooded with Galaxies. Priced at around Rs.35000 ($650), Xperia Z is a no compromise smartphone and is one of the beasts of present market. Xperia Z is powered by a Quad-Core 1.5ghz Snapdragon processor and sports a 5″ display with a resolution of 1080×1980. Other notable specs include a 13.1 MP Full-HD main camera, and a 2.2 MP front camera for video calls.

sony xperia z

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Acro S – IP57 Certified

Feels like Sony is the master in producing phones which resist water. Here’s another addition from Sony called the Xperia Acro S. Sporting a 4.3″ LED Touchscreen, Xperia Acro is a perfect smartphone for people still not willing to run the 5″ race. Xperia Acro S is powered by a 1.5Ghz Dual-Core Snapdragon processor and is coupled with 1 GB of RAM which is enough for most of the folks.

Sony Xperia Acro S

Sony Xperia Acro S

Motorola Razr Maxx

Moto Razr Maxx is another perfectly crafted smartphone which is capable of resisting water. The phone comes with a 4.3″ amoled touchscreen and a 1.2 Ghz Dual-Core Snapdragon is giving it enough processing power to perform most of the tasks. Razr Maxx also includes a 8 MP and 1.3 MP camera on its back and front respectively. One shortcoming of the Razr Maxx is that it isn’t available everywhere, hence if you’re willing to purchase it, there are chances that it isn’t available in your area.

Motorola Razr Maxx

Motorola Razr Maxx

Sony Xperia Go – IP67 certified

Xperia Go is another water resistant smartphone coming from Sony. Following are its key specifications:

  • 3.5” (320 x 480 px) LED capacitive touchscreen
  • 1GHz Cortex A-9 dual-core processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 8 GB inbuilt memory
  • 5MP rear camera
Sony Xperia Go

Sony Xperia Go

Lenovo A660 – IP67 certified

Lenovo A660 is also capable of resisting water. Lenovo hasn’t got much success in selling its smartphones in the countries other than china, but still the A660 is a worthy mention. Here are its key speciifcations:

  • 4″ Capacitive Touchscreen (480×800 px)
  • 1Ghz Dual-Core Processor
  • Androi v4.0.4 (IceCream Sandwich)
  • 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM
  • 5MP Primary camera and a VGA Front camera

 

lenovo a660

Lenovo A660

Motorola Defy Plus – IP67 Certified

Quite old, but the Defy Plus still holds its place when it comes to finding a Water Resistant phone for a small budget. Some of the main specifications of Moto Defy Plus include:

  • 3.7” TFT capacitive touchscreen (480 x 854px)
  • 1GHz Cortex A-8 TI OMAP processor with PowerVR SGX530 & 512MB RAM, 1GB ROM
  • Gingerbread OS
  • 2GB inbuilt memory
  • 5MP rear, VGA video recording and No Front camera
Motorola Defy Plus

Motorola Defy Plus

That’s all for the list of Water Resistant and Dust Proof Android smartphones? We’ll try to actively monitor the market and update this list accordingly.

Did we miss out a popular phone? Or do you wanna add in your own views? The comments section below is for you. Just remember to be polite and express yourself well.

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7 Responses to Best Water and Dust proof Android Smartphones – IP57, IP67 Certified

  1. yuskhanzab April 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm #

    LT25i is not included? Isnt it also the best IP57 certified device? Hmm

    • singhnsk April 17, 2013 at 10:31 pm #

      Will add the Xperia V here. Thanks for the tip :)

  2. qunow May 21, 2013 at 4:16 pm #

    Missing a lot.. nearly a hundred IP57 phone made by Japanese companies hadn’t included… and what about Runbo’s? 云狐’s? Samsung’s? and the list go on..

    • singhnsk May 21, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

      Agree, but then those are not available worldwide. Whats the point of including them if they can’t even be purchased? :D

  3. Adnan June 23, 2013 at 2:44 pm #

    Did you purposely leave out the IP67 certified Samsung Galaxy S4 Active?

    • singhnsk June 24, 2013 at 10:42 am #

      No. I need to update the post as S4 Active wasn’t launched as of writing this.

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