Many manufacturers have added various water-resistant handsets to their line-ups this year. Our list for the best water-resistant smartphones contains the cheap, the expensive and the luxury.
Sony Xperia Z3+
Xperia Z3+ is IP68-certified and is as slim as its predecessor. The handset’s features include a 5.2-inch 1080p display, an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, 32 GB of expandable internal memory, 3 GB of RAM, a 21 MP rear camera, and a 2930 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
The S6 Active, like the S6 original, has a 5.1-inch Quad HD display, octa-core Exynos 7420 processor, 3 GB of RAM, and a 16 MP rear camera plus shock-resistance (drops from up to 1.2 meters shouldn’t damage it) and with a 3500 mAh battery.
Alcatel OneTouch Conquest
The OneTouch Conquest runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with a 5-inch 720p display and is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of expandable storage space, a 2500 mAh battery, 2 MP front-facing camera, and a 5 MP rear camera. It’s dust proof and can be submerged in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.
CAT S40 is an Android 5.1 Lollipop smartphone with a 4.7-inch IPS display, 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front-facing camera, a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 3000 mAh battery. The S40 looks pretty good for a rugged device, and can be submerged in water up to 1.5 meters. This handset can be dropped onto concrete from up to 1.8 meters without being damaged.