Best Waterproof Phones in India

Updated 21 - Oct - 2017

Almost all smartphones are vulnerable to liquid, unless they’re waterproof. There are a lot of new devices available in the market offering water resistance and some are completely waterproof. So, if you are a little clumsy or would like to use your phone in the bathroom or in the swimming pool for that matter, here are the best waterproof mobiles to buy in India. A waterproof mobile phone will also help you take that epic running selfie that you always wanted.




Apple iPhone 7 Plus
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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

The latest iPhone from Apple is now IP67 certified. This makes it dust and water resistant. To be precise, the phone can withstand upto 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. This means, it can be used in the rain or on the beach without hassles. The iPhone 7 Plus is also the best waterproof mobile to buy at the moment. It is extremely fast, thanks to the Apple 10 SoC and Apple’s vertically integrated iOS software. The phone has one of the best cameras amongst phones today. However, with prices starting well over Rs. 65,000. It is indeed tough to afford.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 & 128 & 256 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.34 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
iOS
Primary camera :
12 & 12 MP
Front camera :
7 MP
Battery :
2900 mAH
Soc :
A10
Available at :
Samsung Galaxy S8
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Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the best Android phones we have reviewed thus far. So, if you are looking for an Android phone, which could survive that pool jump or take those underwater selfies, this is the phone to have. Powered by a reliable Exynos 8895 SoC, the S8 is one of the fastest Android phones as well. Also, it is currently the best looking phone in the market.

Samsung Galaxy S8 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.8 (1440 x 2960)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8895
Available at :
Samsung Galaxy S8+
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Samsung Galaxy S8+

The S8+ is quite simply is an bigger version of the S8. It is also waterproof and comes with an IP68 certificate. You get the same performance, same camera and same beautiful aesthetics, but in a larger form factor.

Samsung Galaxy S8+ - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 & 6 GB | 64 & 128 GB
Display :
6.2 (1440 x 2960)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3500 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8895
Available at :
Apple iPhone 7
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Apple iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 is the smaller version of the iPhone 7 Plus, and without the dual camera setup. It features the same IP67 certification the iPhone 7 Plus has. It uses the powerful Apple A10 chip and is easily one of the fastest device available today. The single camera of the phone may not be as good as the iPhone 7 Plus, but it is certainly amongst the best. Like the iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 7 is also expensive.

Apple iPhone 7 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
2 GB | 32 & 128 & 256 GB
Display :
4.7 (750 x 1334)
Processor :
2.34 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
iOS
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
7 MP
Battery :
1960 mAH
Soc :
A10
Available at :
LG G6
5

LG G6

The LG G6 is another flagship in this list which offers water and dust resistance. It has the same IP68 certification as the Samsung Galaxy S8 duo. However, the performance of the phones is not as good as some as some other phones listed above. It does have a good camera and the display is quite good as well.

LG G6 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 & 64 & 128 GB
Display :
5.7 (1440 x 2880)
Processor :
2.35 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 & 13 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3300 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Available at :
HTC U11
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HTC U11

If your budget allows it, the HTC U11 is also a good option here. It is a little big and bulky, but it has its charm and comes in attractive colours. Like all flagship smartphones this year, the phone packs a Snapdragon 835, 6GB of RAM and very good 12MP rear camera. It comes with IP67 certifications which makes it water resistant like the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

HTC U11 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB & 6 GB | 64 GB & 128 GB
Display :
5.5 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
2.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Sony Xperia XZ Premium
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Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony’s flagship for the year offers a gorgeous 4K display on a mobile phone with all the bells and whistles, including HDR 10 compliancy. You get a powerful Snapdragon 835 SoC inside, which takes care of all kinds of tasks. The 19MP rear camera is also quite capable and all this IP68 certification. So, you can take this phone to the beach and take an awesome slo-mo.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (2160 x 3840)
Processor :
1.9 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
19 MP
Front camera :
13 MP
Battery :
3230 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Available at :
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

If the iPhone 7 is too expensive for you, the best Android alternative that can withstand the rain is the Galaxy S7 Edge. Samsung is one of the few companies that offers IP68 certification on its flagship devices. Hence, the latest Galaxy flagship is dustproof and water resistant in up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. Powered by an Exynos 8890 SoC, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is powerful enough to handle all kinds of apps without breaking a sweat. However, the best part of the phone is the dual curved Edge display, which makes it a looker.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.5 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3600 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8890
Samsung Galaxy S7
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Samsung Galaxy S7

The Galaxy S7 is the flat screen version of the S7 Edge. The phone is more compact and offers dust and water protection, just like the Galaxy S7 Edge. It also has the same processor as the S7 Edge, offering good performance, and slightly better battery life.

Samsung Galaxy S7 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.1 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8890
Sony Xperia XZ
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Sony Xperia XZ

Sony’s latest flagship, the Xperia XZ is also IP68 certified, making it as resistant to water as the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC and is as powerful as the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

Sony Xperia XZ - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.15 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
23 MP
Front camera :
13 MP
Battery :
2900 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Available at :

Here's is the summary list of Best Waterproof Phones in India October 2017

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Apple iPhone 7 Plus56999amazon80/100
Samsung Galaxy S857900flipkart83/100
Samsung Galaxy S8+58900flipkart83/100
Apple iPhone 746999flipkart80/100
LG G633800amazon76/100
HTC U1151990N/A78/100
Sony Xperia XZ Premium59990flipkart72/100
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge42900amazon87/100
Samsung Galaxy S738500amazon86/100
Sony Xperia XZ39990Tatacliq74/100