Huawei p smart 2019 is the latest addition in a long list of Huawei’s smart gadgets in South Africa. With a 6.21 inch LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, 16M colors display with support of up to 16 million colors; this gadget promises excellent results to its users. The smartphone manufacturer has combined remarkable specifications and a great price to capture the mid-range market. It has a powerful 13MP + 2MP rear camera, assisted with an LED flashlight, to shoot FHD and HD quality video. Its 8MP front camera has been deliberately designed to cater for all your selfie needs. In simple terms, this phone is your dream camera gadget.
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The device comes with a 3400mAh battery, purposefully designed to last long when in use. This coupled with its low power consumption, dramatically increases its battery endurance. There is more to the phone than you have experienced before. Let’s look into its price in South Africa, specifications, and features.
Basic features and network
It was released in January 2019, under model number P Smart 2019. It is a dual sim( Nano-SIM, dual stand-by), and runs on OS android 9.0(pie). The phones has 4 network modes, that is, 2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China, 3G-HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, 4G-LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 2(1900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China and Speed-HSPA, LTE.
This means that you can use two sim cards in your phone for communication. The various network options allow you to stay connected despite your location.
Body and Display
The phone weighs 160grams and comes in midnight black and Aurora blue colors. It has dimensions of 155.2 x 73.4 x 8 mm (6.11 x 2.89 x 0.31 in). Its LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touch-screen, 16M colors, a multi-touch display screen is 6.21 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~415 PPI density).
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Camera and Memory
The phone has a Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera both with an LED flash. The video quality of the rare camera is up to 1080p@30fps. In addition to this, the camera has Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama feature options that allow it to produce high-quality images and video. The phone comes with a 3GB RAM, 64GB internal memory and microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) card slot.
Hardware and sensors
This gadget runs with Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) chipset, an Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, and Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. To make it user-friendly, it comes with a fingerprint, proximity, accelerometer, and compass sensors that makes its usage quite easy.
Comms and battery
The phones comms ability is up to standard. It comes with a WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot; 4.2, A2DP, LE Bluetooth; a GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS; NFC; micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go; a 3.5mm audio port; and a radio.
This means that you can log into a nearby WIFI network and enjoy incredible speeds. You can also share your phone's internet through the WIFI hotspot option and use it in other gadgets with ease.
It has bluetooth that can be paired with other devices and share media files, documents and images. Alternatively, you can pair it with a bluetooth enabled sound system and listen to music from your phone through bluetooth.
The micro USB port enables you to share files using data cable, or charge your phone using USB charger. The audio port is for attaching earphones or an audio cable that you can use to listen to songs and other media files.
It has a Non-Removable Li-ion Battery with a 3400mah capacity, that can support serious web browsing. The phone also has a fast charger, Charging 5V/2A 10W.
The phone’s additional features include an MP4/H.264 player, an MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player, a document viewer, a Photo/video editor and charging 5V/2A 10W. Most of these features enable you to enjoy quality entertainment on your phone. The MP4 options allow you to download MP4 quality music and videos.
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The Huawei p smart 2019 retails at R4,999 in South Africa.
Judging from its features and price, Huawei p smart 2019 is well suited for today's technology needs. It delivers better functionality than other smartphones of its status at an affordable price. Getting one to make your smart phone needs go away.