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Samsung Galaxy A51 And A71 Waterproof Smartphone?

Samsung Galaxy A51 And A71 Waterproof Smartphone

Samsung phones are considered as one of the best smartphones on the market, especially the smartphone that the company launched in the early 2020s. The Galaxy A51 and galaxy A71 are two of the most popular smartphones recently launched and instantly have become the talk of the town. Samsung lovers have great expectations from both smartphones. Many users have questions about whether these two smartphones are water resistant or not. If you have the same query, go through this complete article, as here we have discussed whether the Samsung Galaxy A51 or A71 are water resistant smartphones or not.

Samsung smartphones are known for their exceptional quality and display. Samsung has launched several smartphones in the past few years and all or most of them succeeded on the market. Nowadays, Samsung smartphones offer waterproof/water resistant designs to allow users to take underwater photos. Unmatched camera quality is undoubtedly one of the biggest attractions of Samsung smartphones and this feature is making more and more customers interested in purchasing these smartphones.

Are the Samsung Galaxy A51 and A71 Water resistant smartphones?

People love buying water resistant smartphones as not only does this feature offer more security to the smartphone, but also it allows users to take their smartphones with them almost everywhere. For example, a person can enjoy the rain without worrying about the smartphone if the smartphone is waterproof/water resistant. Most of the flagship Galaxy devices have water resistant specifications. These smartphones allow customers to take underwater selfies as these smartphones can be underwater for an extended period. Water resistant smartphones are in high demand nowadays and that’s why other companies are also trying to release water resistant smartphones on the market.

If we consider the official sources about both Samsung galaxy A51 and Samsung Galaxy A71, we can have an idea about whether they have the water resistant feature or not. According to official sources, Samsung Galaxy A51 has an official IP68 water resistant rating. However, the newer model, which is A71 is not officially water resistant. Here we will test both smartphones and share the results with you. Before we test the water resistant feature of both smartphones, let’s know about the device specifications of both of them to understand what other features the smartphones have.

Samsung Galaxy A51 Device Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A51 has an amazing and stylish look. The device has a 6.5-inch FHD + widescreen display which is powered by the most advanced AMOLED technology. The Samsung smartphone runs on Android 10.0 and has an Exynos 9611 chipset. It is the perfect smartphone for people who have so many things to store on their smartphones. The smartphone has three different storage variants so you can choose according to your preferences. These three variants include a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, 4GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, and 6 GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The device also comes with a dedicated SD card slot. Users can choose their favorite colors among White, Blue, Pink, Prism and Crush Black. The battery backup of the device is also attractive as it comes with a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAH battery and a 15 Watt fast charging support.

Talking about the camera, the device comes with amazing camera quality with a quad-cam setup. The rear camera has a 48 MP main camera and a 12 MP ultrawide sensor. Also, it has a 5mp macro lens and a 5mp depth-sensor as well. The camera allows users to shoot 4K videos with the device. The device also has an 832 mp front camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a 26mm wide-angle lens. There is also an under-display fingerprint sensor, proximity gyro, accelerometer, etc., for the users’ convenience. The tangible sensation of the device in your hands also offers a premium feel.


The water resistant tests are done to know whether these devices are water resistant or not and the results are completely based on the observation of our team. It is advised not to try the tests at home on your own as it can damage your device.

Samsung Galaxy A51 Water Resistant Test

The Samsung galaxy A51 comes with an official IP68 water resistant rating. So, it is normal to assume that this device can withstand any accidental water splash or water incident. It also allows users to experience underwater photography.

Here is the result of the test

  • The display of the device is working properly
  • The I/O Ports are alright

So, we can say that the Samsung Galaxy A51 is a water resistant device you can use in water parks, in the rain or even while showering. It will not get damaged by water easily.

Samsung Galaxy A71 Device Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A71 is another brilliant smartphone offered by Samsung. The smartphone comes with several exciting features. It has a 6.7 inches super AMOLED display. The device runs on Android 10.0 and has a Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 chipset. To offer more convenient results and service to users, it also comes with an Adreno 618 GPU system. So, if you are a game lover, it is a perfect device as you can enjoy extreme gaming on this device. There are two storage variants available for this device: 6 GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage and 8GB RAM with 128 internal storage. The battery backup of the devices are also nice. The device has a non-removable Li-Po 4500mAH battery with 25 Watt fast charging support. You can choose your preferred color among Pink, Silver, Blue, Prism and Crush Black.

Talking about the camera quality of the device, the device has a quad-camera setup. The rear camera of the device includes a 64 MP main camera and a 12 MP ultrawide lens. It also comes with a 5 MP microlens and 5 MP depth sensor. The device also has a 32 mp front camera with a 26 mm wide-angle lens. This device allows users to shoot 4K videos on it. The camera quality is exceptional. Several features are incorporated into the device, including the under-display fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, compass, etc.

Samsung Galaxy A71 Water resistant Test

The Samsung galaxy A71 doesn’t come with any official IP68 water resistant rating. So, we cannot assume that this is a water resistant device. However, we have checked whether the device is water resistant or not. In this test, we tried to understand whether the device could hold itself properly underwater.

The results of the water resistant test

  • There are no display issues found on the device
  • The I/O Ports Volume rockers buttons are not responding

It is better to say that the device is splash resistant to some extent, but it is not completely water resistant. So, you cannot use this device to take underwater photographs or cannot take the device into the rain or the shower. The speaker and earpiece of the device started malfunctioning after the test, which indicates that the device is not water resistant.

Ending words

After the water resistant test, we can say that both the Samsung Galaxy A51 and A71 devices are splash resistant. However, though the Samsung Galaxy A51 is officially IP68 water resistant, the Samsung Galaxy A71 is not. So, if you are looking for a device with water resistant security features, you can go with Samsung Galaxy A51.

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