Huawei P Smart (2019) Officially Announced
P Smart (2019)
€ 250 (around Rs 20,000)
155.2 x 73.4 x 8 mm
2340 x 1080 px
4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73
4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
up to 512 GB
Android 9 Pie
1080p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Wi-Fi 802.11 ac
Micro USB 2.0
Huawei launched the original P Smart back in 2017. It’s successor, the P Smart (2019) was previously listed on a French retailer’s website prior to its official launch. However, the company has now officially taken off the curtains from the smartphone. The smartphone is set to go on sale early next year.
Looks And Features
The design of the Huawei P Smart is reminiscent to a lot of other Huawei smartphones. The front of the smartphone accommodates a 6.2-inch Full HD display with a resolution fo 2340 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 415 ppi. The front of the smartphone also has a small U shaped notch at the top of the display which houses the 8 MP selfie camera that can also capture 1080p videos at 30 fps. The earpiece for listening to the phone calls is built into the top bezel above the screen.
The bottom chin at the front of the Huawei P Smart is a bit chunky while the top, right and left bezels are negligible. The volume rockers and the power button sit on the left side of the smartphone while the 3.5 mm audio jack, Micro-USB port, and the loudspeaker grille are placed at the bottom. The rear of the P Smart harbors the dual camera setup, fingerprint sensor, and the Huawei branding. The smartphone is available in two colour options. One has a blue gradient back panel and the other has a solid black finish. The dual rear camera setup of the smartphone consists of a 13 MP + 2 MP sensor along with an LED flash. Like the selfie camera, the rear cameras can also capture 1080p videos at 30 fps.
Under the hood, the Huawei P Smart features the Kirin 710 SoC. The Kirin 710 consists of an Octa-Core processor and the Mali-G51 GPU. The smartphone is powered by a 3400 mAh battery and runs on EMUI 9 which is based on Android 9 Pie. For connectivity, the handset supports 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and Dual 4G VoLTE.
Price, Storage Options And Availablity
The Huawei P Smart will initially be offered in select European markets from 2 January 2019. It is available in a single 3 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM variant. The device also supports memory expandability up to 512 GB via the microSD card which uses the SIM 2 slot. The Huawei P Smart is priced at which roughly translates to Rs 20,000 in India.