There are very few smartphones in the mid-range as well as the budget segment which offer water and dust resistance. This feature has almost become solely associated with the high-end devices. But every now and then a few devices surface which breaks this tradition. One such device is the Bluboo Maya Max. At a cost of just $159.99, the device offers IP65 rated water and dust resistance and supports wet hand operation.

Bluboo Maya Max IP65

So if you’re a Bluboo Maya Max owner, you don’t need to worry about wiping your hands dry every time before using your device. The device can even endure gentle sprinkles or splashes and isn’t totally aquaphobic. Bluboo Maya Max offers the best grade dust resistance too so no worries there if you got it dirtied with sand or dust.

The Bluboo Maya Max has been given IP65 certification. The first digit ‘6’ represents the level of dust protection and ‘6’ is till date the best grade for dust-protection that you can get. The second digit ‘5’ denotes the level of water protection and although it’s the fourth highest possible grade that can be achieved, it’s good enough to prevent your smartphone from gentle encounters with water. However, it won’t be able to save you if you get your device totally drenched or sunk in water. Bluboo has assured that even washing off the Maya Max with gentle water won’t have any effect on the device. Here’s a video showing the Bluboo Maya Max with its dust and water resistant IP65 rating:

The IP65 rating of the Bluboo Maya Max is a rarity in devices in this price range and is a very welcome move by the Chinese manufacturer which has slowly been making a good name for itself through its premium yet cost-effective devices. The Bluboo Maya Max doesn’t even lag behind in other features too. It features a 6-inch JDI display and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek 6750 processor clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with ARM Mali-T860 GPU and 3GB of RAM. Other features include a 13MP/8MP camera configuration, 4100 mAh battery and 32 GB of internal storage. You can see the full details about this device here.

The pre-sales for the Bluboo Maya Max have already commenced and you can purchase this very promising device at a cost of $159.99 from here. Till then, stay tuned to MobiPicker for all the latest news and updates from the tech world.