Is Poco X2 Waterproof Poco X2 | Waterproof Test & Result

Know Poco X2 is Waterproof Or Not | Waterproof Test & Result

After getting huge popularity of Poco F1, now poco launched Poco X2 on 4th February 2020. Don’t be confuse because Poco was the sub brand of Xiaomi in its inertial days. But now Poco is completely distinct company. Just because of this Poco X2 is its first individual model in the Smartphone market.

Poco officially announced that now they are independent brand and they are ready to compete with other Smartphone brands. So now Poco launched its brand new model Poco X2 with waterproof and other interesting features.

After launching of this model many users want to know “Poco X2 is waterproof or not?” or “what is the waterproof IP rating of Poco X2 mobile?” However, if you try to see it’s a carbon copy of Redmi K30 which was launched by Xiaomi few days later. But good thing is, Poco added many other good features in this new model.

As we all know Poco F1 was the first gaming android device for gamers who love to play high graphic android games like PUBG, Call of Duty etc. No doubt Poco F1 made a great impact on Smartphone market. Just because of this everyone wants to know what is the next step and they are curious about the Poco X2 mobile.

Waterproof android Smartphone is another big interesting feature for android mobile and many of us love this specification. In year 2019-2020, many water proof smartphones has been launched in Indian market. So people are excited to know if the Poco Phone Poco X2 is a waterproof or not? For this we are here for you and today we will share all Specification of Poco X2 with waterproof IP rating.

Did Poco launch Poco X2 With Waterproof IP Rating?

Good internal storage, extra RAM for smooth performance, GPU & CPU quality, fingerprint lock etc are most common android Smartphone features and most off all android devcices come with these features. But now a day’s peoples are looking for best waterproof Smartphone. This amazing feature allows user to shoot underwater photos and videos. Moreover, they can use their waterproof android mobile in rain without fear.

Day by day peoples are getting smarter and more familiar with Technical gadgets. So they love to experience more technical functionality. Because of this reason, waterproof android mobiles are in demand.

For those who are not aware with waterproof feature, it’s must to know that a special IP rating is important for any waterproof Smartphone. IP stands for Ingress Protection Rating, which implies the degree of protection of any device against any solid or liquid material. Only water dipping and ability to survive in water is not a definition of waterproof android Smartphone. Slandered IP rating certification is the official terms to be a waterproof. If your device is waterproof, brand will provide official waterproof ratings on their devices as well. After that you can verify that you device is waterproof or not.

Poco X2 Specifications

As we already told you, now Pocophone is not a Sub brand of Xiaomi. That’s why, Poco X2 is first independent model of Pocophone. Poco X2 also known as Xiaomi Poco X2 special edition 2020. Recently on 11th Fab 2020, Poco phone launched it’s brand new model Poco X2 powered by Android 10 MIUI 11.

This Poco X2 is a powerful device which comes with many attracting features. Poco X2 has a 6.67 inch display for big screen lovers. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G octa core processor, Adreno 618 GUI is enough to treat this device a high end gaming android mobile. As of now this device is available in three different colors blue, Pheonix Red and Matrix purple. Same as it have three different variant according to RAM and internal storage [6GB RAM + 64GB Storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB]. Additionally 4500 MAH battery capacity gives a good battery backup with fast charging onboard.

If we talk about camera, Poco takes this feature very seriously. For this it have quad camera setup for its rear camera including a 64MP Sony IMX686 main sensor, an 8MP wide-angle, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro sensor. By using this mobile you can take 4K videos and 960fps super slow motion. That’s really very cool. Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerator, Gyroscope, Compass and many other features are also attached with this model. However, there are no any official IP waterproof ratings from manufacturer. This means, it’s not a waterproof mobile. We also test waterproof test on Poco X2 mobile and found that we can’t consider this Poco X2 as a waterproof model.



LAUNCH 2020, February
BODY     Dimensions 165.3 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY IPS LCD capacitive touch screen
Size 6.67 inches, 112.5 cm2 (~88.8% screen-to-body ratio)
PLATFORM Android 10.0; MIUI 11
Chipset Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G
CPU Octa-core
GPU Adreno 618
CAMERA 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7″, 0.8µm, PDAF

8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm

2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.75µm

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5.0″, 1.75µm, depth sensor


SELFIE CAMERA                Dual 20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor


BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Models MZB9011IN, MZB9012IN, MZB9013IN, MZB8741IN, MZB8742IN, MZB8743IN, MZB8744IN, MZB8745IN, MZB8746IN


Water Proof No
Poco X2 IP Rating No Official Ratings

Poco X2 Waterproof Test And Result

Officially there is no any IP rating for Poco X2 android mobile. That means, Poco phone does not promise for waterproof device. But officially they mention p2i splash proof coating on Poco X2. That means, Poco X2 have ability to work well in wet condition. In short, we can consider Poco X2 as a Sami waterproof android device.

To check its durability with water, we conduct a water test, splash proof test and dust proof test for Poco X2 Smartphone. We performed this task for our visitors who want to know Poco X2 is a waterproof or not?

Mobile Screen Screen is working file [ no issue ]
I/0 ports Volume button malfunction
Speaker & Camera Camera works ok, earpiece speaker damaged

5 Gallon Water Test 15 Minutes & Result

We tested Poco x2 with 5 Gallon water for 15 minutes and surprisingly everything was file without any issues.

  • Touch screen working fine but not underwater.
  • Dialer and contact logs are accessible.
  • Volume and power button working fine.
  • Microphone and speakers ok.
  • Camera OK.

10 Gallon Water Test 30 Minutes & Result

After applying the 10 gallon water test for 30 minutes, screen was ok but much hardware damaged.

  • Display ok but touch failed.
  • Unable to perform tasks.
  • Volume button malfunction
  • earpiece speaker damaged

Poco X2 Splash Proof Test

Poco X2 offially announced that this device comes with splash poof coating and it’s enough to protect the device from accidental water splash.

After applying a water test on Poco X2, we found that device is quite able to work fine in wet condition. But it’s surly not a waterproof device. Camera and phone screen are working fine after water test but earpiece and I/O ports are not working properly. As a result, we can say Poco X2 is not a waterproof Smartphone. So avoid this phone if you are looking Poco X2 waterproof mobile. Just because of p2i splash proof coating, it can handle accidental water splashes quite easily. In our water test Poco X2 is completely fail and t cannot withstand underwater long enough.

RESULT : Poco X2 Not A Waterproof Smartphone 

Quick Answers About Poco X 2 Waterproofs

  • Poco never claimed it’s a waterproof device. No IP ranting covered.
  • Device comes with splash proof coating for normal accidental water splashes.
  • Poco X2 water test failed and device stopped working. So no need to perform this water test again.
  • Device failed to survive underwater long enough, so we cannot consider it as waterproof Smartphone.

Conclusion Of Poco X2 Waterproof Test

After applying a water test on Xiaomi Poco X2 mobile for water proof resistance test, we found that it’s not a full waterproof android Smartphone. But it comes with splash proof coating, so we can use this device in limited wet condition. Device stopped working and hardware are much affected.

As a final result, Poco X2 is splash proof device, dustproof device but not a waterproof 100% . The device is completely failed in underwater test and can’t survive for long time in water.

Jagmohan Singh Negi

I am Jagmohan Singh Negi A Tech Enthusiastic Person. I always want to explore something new and experiment on Android Smartphones, here on i share solutions of Latest Android Bugs and Their Fixes, Latest Android launches, and How-to-Type Solutions for All Android Smartphones.

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