If it weren’t for that precious phone in your pocket, there would be no reason to restrain yourself from all those water pichkaris and colour-filled pools on Holi. This of course is such a distant trouble now with waterproof and water-resistance phones making their mark.
Having a good phone that’s well-shielded against water not only lets you enjoy Holi better but also makes you bold enough to bring out your phone amidst all the water and colour and take some happy pictures of this festival.
Here are a few waterproof smartphones that lets you enjoy Holi fearlessly.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
The Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the first two phones by this brand to be announced as water-resistant phones. Both these phones are now IP67 certified which means they can withstand up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. It can effortlessly deal with all the spills and splashes from your Holi celebration, but you might want to be a little more careful about dunking yourself and the phone in a pool.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
If you’re more of an Android user, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge too come with this water-resistant feature. Samsung offers IP68 certification on this flagship device which makes it dustproof and water-resistant in up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.
Sony Xperia XZ
Sony’s flagship phone, the Xperia XZ is also IP68 certified and is just as water-resistant and dustproof as the Samsung S7. This Sony smartphone also has a 23-MP rear camera and 13-MP front camera so that you can keep taking pictures without fearing that you’ll drown the phone for good.
Moto X Force
This phone isn’t particularly marketed as a waterproof phone, but be assured that it will survive if you get are sprayed with a pichkari or splashed with a bucket of water. Its internals feature a water-repellent nano-coating which makes it a decent phone to have when making your way through the Holi celebrations.