OnePlus continues to release promotional videos for the upcoming OnePlus 7 The day of the presentation of the OnePlus 7 series is approaching, and despite being just over two weeks until the day of the event, information about the new phones continues to come.series. Many people also hope that OnePlus will one day support the function , IP waterproof and dustproof.
After having been able to take the best look to date on the design of the OnePlus 7 Pro yesterday, the company surprises us with a new teaser, in which one of the novelties of this device is confirmed: the water resistance and the lack of IP certification.
Through a video posted on his Twitter account, the company shows how the device falls into a bucket of water, while the text that appears on the image states that “water and dust protection certificates cost money”. It is done to show that, how effectively the terminal hardware will support accidental dives, the OnePlus 7 Pro is submerged in water.
In the lower part of the image there is a notice that ensures that the tests have been carried out under optimal condition, and that OnePlus does not offer any kind of guarantee regarding damage caused by liquids.
Besides this, the company is not encouraging the future buyers of the terminal not to throw their terminals to the water intentionally.
The IP certification that can be found in most current smartphones has a cost, and as much as a device has the necessary protection measures to prevent water and dust from getting inside and causing damage, they will not receive the certification unless the manufacturer in question passes through the box and its terminal goes through the tests that allow it to obtain it.
Although, OnePlus does not denying to certify their terminals in the future. To clarify, this is indicated by Carl Pei himself, co-founder of the company, in apublication in the official forum of OnePlus,
“We know that an IP rating would be the simplest way to demonstrate the capacity of our phone, but certification does not help us communicate our focus on your real experience, so we created this more direct video to show you what our quality of resistance Water can provide in real life in a more powerful way.”
The rumored OnePlus 7 Pro is priced at more than $700. OnePlus 7 will debut with the OnePlus 7 Pro and 5G versions on the 14th.