Huawei P Smart 2019 review

Read our full review to find out how the Huawei P Smart 2019 differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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Huawei P Smart 2019 ревю
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Intro

In 2019, Huawei launched a smartphone called P Smart, which is a sequel to the device of the same name that appeared a year earlier. Even then, the device delighted with excellent technical characteristics and an adequate price. This guaranteed its success among consumers. A year later, the model has been updated. The parameters are even better. All the fashionable features are present. Among them are a teardrop-shaped screen notch, cameras with smart modes, a full range of communication capabilities, including an NFC chip.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Huawei P Smart 2019 specs or watch the video below the article.

Where is the P Smart 2019 positioned? It's the company's most affordable device. It features a modern display layout and a powerful processor.

Specifications

  • Release date: 2018, December
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Aurora Blue, Sapphire Blue, Coral Red
  • Dimensions: 155.2 x 73.4 x 8 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g.
  • Screen: 6.21" inc, 1080 x 2340, LTPS IPS LCD
  • Camera : Dual, 13MP
  • Chipset: Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3400,  Non-removable Li-Ion
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

Design

The smartphone's low price tag is no reason to think the P Smart 2019's design isn't up to par. It retains the beautiful rear panel layout in the form of a mirrored surface with a cute play with light.

The dimensions of the model are the usual by modern standards: 155.2 x 73.4 x 7.95 mm. Its weight is 160 grams. In other words, a happy medium!

Display

Many will agree that the drop-shaped notch on the screen looks beautiful. The visual effect for a bezel-less design is definitely a win-win lately. As for the screen size, it is 6.21 inches diagonal in the P Smart 2019. The aspect ratio is 19:9, the resolution is 2340x1080 pixels. The pixel density - 415 ppi. The matrix is implemented on TFT-LCD IPS technology. What strikes are the viewing angles. The display reads well even in sunny weather. The backlight brightness of the matrix is 335 cd/m2.

Performance and memory

The Huawei P Smart smartphone has got 32 GB of internal storage and 3 GB of RAM.

As a processor, the company's HiSilicon Kirin 710 (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 + 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) with 12nm process technology has been used. Graphics is provided by Mali-G51. P Smart 2019 performs excellently for this class of smartphones.

Cameras

P Smart 2019 features two main cameras. One is a 13-megapixel and the other is a 2-megapixel. The front camera is a 13-megapixel one. For this price group of devices, these are standard modules.

In good and normal light, the quality of photos is excellent. There are details, color, white balance, etc. In the evening and indoors, the algorithms in the software manage to somewhat clean up the noise. The manufacturer has provided a "Night" mode, which we know from the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro models. In this mode, an overlay of several photos is taken.

The Portrait mode will definitely win you over. In it, the second camera is involved with a blur function in the background. The selfie camera is also at a good level. Of course, this is not a flagship. Don't expect perfection!

The P Smart 2019 is capable of shooting video at up to FullHD 60 FPS resolution.

Autonomous operation  

This model of Huawei is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 3400 mAh. Tests show that with this charge you can watch 8 hours of video without interruption or play games for up to 6 hours.

Conclusion

The P Smart 2019 is a model that meets the standards of its price class. It comes with a powerful process and fast memory, high screen resolution and a teardrop-shaped notch. It also offers NFC and two excellent cameras. It records video at up to 60 frames per second.

Huawei P Smart 2019 video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Huawei P Smart 2019 and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Huawei.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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