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Huawei P smart Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Huawei P smart Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei P smart Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2017, December
  • Dimensions: 150.1 x 72.1 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 143 g
  • Screen: 5.65", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 13 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Huawei P smart
Release date 2017, December
Dimensions 150.1 x 72.1 x 7.5 mm (5.91 x 2.84 x 0.3 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz)
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price170 EUR
Screen
Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.65" inc
Screen area 82.4 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio76.1%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 px
PPI /points per inch/ 427 PPI
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 13 MP, Dual
Camera specs
-13 MP, AF
-2 MP, depth sensor
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0
Performance
Operating system OS Android 8.0 (Oreo); EMUI 8
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T830 MP2
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score87123
GeekBench 5 Single Core191
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core861
GeekBench 4 Single Core926
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3626
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3049
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (FIG-LX1 only)
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Also known as Huawei Enjoy 7S for China FIG-LX1, FIG-LA1, FIG-LX2, FIG-LX3 models have single sim and dual sim versions

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Huawei P smart Review

The Huawei P Smart is distinguished from its predecessor by its elongated, high-resolution FullView screen with a 5.65-inch diagonal. The bezels around its display are satisfyingly thin. Moreover, the device comes with an upgraded camera, hardware and software platform. 

Design

This Huawei model is available in the market in several colors - black, dark blue and light "gold". Its body is metallic, with only a few minor plastic details at the top and bottom. The front panel is finished in black for the dark models and white for the gold. 

The touchscreen takes up a large part of the front panel. There you will also see the camera lens and the Huawei lettering. On the back is the fingerprint scanner, above it the lenses of the main camera protrude slightly. Next to them is the flash. 

Huawei P Smart is quality made, has no sharp edges and is comfortable to use. With his thumb, the user can easily reach the buttons on the screen, as well as the physical lock button. 

Display 

The Huawei P Smart houses an IPS matrix protected by glass with a quality oleophobic coating. The resolution is 1080×2160 pixels (FullHD+) at a diagonal of 5.65 inches. The pixel density per inch is 427. The aspect ratio is 18:9. 

The interface allows in the settings to downgrade the resolution to HD+ to improve the smartphone's performance and charge saving. 

The Huawei P Smart's display is bright, it has an auto adjust that works fast. You can adjust the screen temperature if you wish. Good news is the presence of a blue light filter, its intensity, etc. The user can comfortably use Huawei P Smart both in the dark and outdoors on a sunny day. 

Performance

Huawei P Smart is based on a power-efficient 8-core Kirin 659 processor with a maximum clock speed of 2.36 GHz. We know it from models like the Honor 7X and Huawei Nova 2. It's coupled with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, which you can increase if needed using a microSD memory card. 

The fingerprint scanner works fast. NFC is supported. The interface is responsive, with Facebook-type apps behaving normally. There's no slowing down of the device. 

Cameras

The smartphone works with dual main cameras - the main module is a 13-megapixel one and the auxiliary is a 2-megapixel one. The latter is used only for creating photos with imitation wide-open aperture and portrait mode. 

Huawei has not provided optical stabilization. In a good light level, the user can count on not bad photos. In the dark and indoors, the photos are characterized by noise. The camera works quite fast in each mode. 

The front camera is 8-megapixel. 

Autonomous operation

There is a 3000 mAh battery in the smartphone. The manufacturer has provided a proprietary power-saving technology that guarantees a full day of autonomous operation. No fast charging technology is provided.

Conclusion: 

Huawei has prepared a worthy replacement for the popular P8 lite 2017. For about a low price, you can get a cute and fast smartphone with dual cameras, an excellent elongated display and a fresh operating system. 

The Huawei P Smart presents itself as smart, elegant and fast, even fashionable. 

Pros:

  • Excellent screen;
  • Fast fingerprint scanner;
  • Quality daytime photos.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei P smart was around 170 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, December.
The weight of the Huawei P smart is 143 g.
The screen size of the Huawei P smart is 5.65" inches.
The size of the Huawei P smart is 150.1 x 72.1 x 7.5 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Dual main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.