Mobiles Blackview Launches BV4000 Waterproof Handset with the Capability of Immersed in Water for an Hour By Saikat Posted on August 31, 2017 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr One of the major problems of the modern day smartphones is that it is vulnerable to water. Although the high-end smartphones come with the IP67/68 certification, which ensures that the device is immune to water or water splashes, that is not the case every time. So to get rid of this issue, the Chinese smartphone manufacturing company Blackview has launched a unique smartphone, dubbed as BV4000, which is, according to the company’s claim, waterproof. The BV4000 sports a mixture of metal and rubber design which protects the handset against shock produced by sudden falls and drops of up to 1.5m. While most of the high-end smartphones claim to be waterproof up to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes, this pocket-friendly device can be immersed in water for an hour. Not only that, the rugged build of the BV4000 smartphone can survive extreme temperatures. Talking about the specifications, the Blackview BV4ooo handset flaunts a 4.7-inch HD screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.Under the hood, the handset is powered by a 1.3GHz MT6580A SoC clubbed with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage capacity, which is further expandable through the microSD card slot. On the optics front, the Blackview BV4000 handset sports two 8-megapixel snappers at the rear end with the bokeh effect and a 2-megapixel shooter is placed at the front end of the device. This newly launched smartphone is backed by a 3680mAh battery with the 5V/2A fast charging capability and runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS. As far the connectivity options are concerned, the BV4000 handset supports dual SIM, Bluetooth 4.0 and 2.4GHz Wifi. Not only that, this budget smartphone also features a radio an dis currently available to purchase at price of $89.99. So if you are looking for a rugged, tough budget smartphone, the Blackview BV4000 could be your dream handset to opt for.