These Samsung Galaxy phones are dust- and water-resistant

Samsung strives to offer its Galaxy users a more user-friendly experience. Most of its flagship and mid-range devices have interesting features and technologies that simplify life. Samsung smartphones are known for their IP68 rating, which makes them dust and water-resistant. There are several Galaxy smartphones and tablets with IP68 ratings.

Before looking at eligible devices, you should know about IP68 ratings. Ingress Protection (IP) ratings are industry-level certification marks for devices tested under controlled labs with the IEC 60529 standard and receiving IP certification. Overall, it indicates dust- or water-resistant smartphone. The first digit of an IP rating indicates protection against solids like sand or dust, while the last digit indicates protection against liquids like water.

To meet IEC 60529 certification, IPX8 water resistance was tested by submerging the device in 1.5m of fresh water for 30 minutes without movement.

Regarding IP68 ratings, the first digit thereafter is 6. The phone is dust-resistant because it has major dust protection. Water-resistant devices have the last digit 8, which indicates water resistance. One more IP rating, IPX8, indicates that the device is not tested for liquid and solid ingress.

Samsung Galaxy Smartphones and tablets With An IP rating

Here’s the list of eligible Galaxy smartphones and tablets with Samsung’s highest level of water protection.

The Galaxy smartphones and tablets with IP68 rating:

  • Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S23 FE
  • Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G, and S21 Fan Edition
  • Galaxy S20 5G, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra 5G, and S20 Fan Edition
  • Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+
  • Galaxy S9, S9+, and S9 Active
  • Galaxy S8, S8+, and S8 Active
  • Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and S7 Active
  • Galaxy Note9, including the S Pen
  • Galaxy XCover6 Pro
  • Galaxy Note20 5G and Note20 Ultra 5G, including S Pen
  • Galaxy Note10, Note10+, and Note10+ 5G, including S Pen
  • Galaxy Note8, including S Pen
  • Galaxy S6 active
  • Galaxy Tab S9, S9+, and S9 Ultra

With an IP67 ratings:

  • Galaxy A52 5G, A53 5G, and A54 5G
  • Galaxy S5 Active

With an IPX8 ratings:

  • Galaxy Z Flip3, Z Flip4, and Z Flip5
  • Galaxy Z Fold3, Z Fold 4, and Z Fold5


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