For many users, when buying a smartphone like the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, it is extremely important that it is waterproof and protected against dust.
Therefore we want to inform you whether the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is protected against the ingress of water and dust and if so according to which IP certification.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is waterproof and dustproof to IP68 certification. Here you can find out exactly what this certification means:
Declaration of IP Certification
The abbreviation "IP" stands for "International Protection". The numbers behind can be broken down as follows:
The first number indicates how well the device is protected against the ingress of foreign objects such as dust, sand, etc. The first number indicates how well the device is protected against the ingress of foreign objects. The second number stands for protection against the penetration of water. The higher the number the better the smartphone is protected.
Number meaning with protection against foreign bodies:
0 - no protection
1 - Protection against solid foreign bodies (diameter from 50 mm)
2 - Protection against solid foreign bodies (diameter from 12.5 mm)
3 - Protection against solid foreign bodies (diameter from 2.5 mm)
4 - Protection against solid foreign bodies (diameter from 1.0 mm)
5 - Protection against dust in harmful quantity
6 - Dustproof
Number meaning with protection against water:
0 - no protection
1 - Protected against vertically falling dripping water
2 - Protected against falling dripping water at 15° housing inclination
3 - Protected against falling spray water up to 60° from the vertical
4 - Protected against splashing water on all sides
5 - Protected against jet water (nozzle) from any angle
6 - Protected against strong water jets
7 - Protected against temporary immersion
8 - Protected against permanent immersion
The IP68 meaning means that the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is dustproof and protected against permanent submersion.
But be careful!
These are laboratory values and this does not mean that you can go swimming with the device or jump into the pool! The protection should rather cover cases, such as a fall of the smartphone into the bathtub etc..
For underwater photos we recommend the Huawei Mate 20 Pro underwater housing!
You now know that the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is dustproof and protected against permanent immersion.