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Huawei P Smart Plus

Specifications

Huawei P Smart Plus
Huawei P Smart Plus (P Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.3 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, Capacitive touchscreen, IPS / LTPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 54 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack, Card Reader: up to 64 GB microSD cards, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, USB OTG
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G: 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz. 3G: B1, B5, B8. 4G: B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 157.6 x 75.2 ( = 0.3 x 6.2 x 2.96 in)
Battery
12.7 Wh, 3340 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix , f/2.2, Phase detection autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash, Videos at up to 2160p/30 FPS. Secondary sensor: 2.0 MP, depth of field
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix , f/2.0 main camera. Secondary sensor: 2.0 MP, depth of field
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker on the bottom edge of the device, Keyboard: Virtual keyboard, Charger, USB cable, SIM tool, headphones, Health, Party mode, Phone manager, Themes, 24 Months Warranty, SAR values: Body – 1.27 W/kg; Head - 0.79 W/kg. Notification LED. LTE Cat. 12 - 600 MBit/s download, 150 MBit/s upload speeds. FM radio., fanless
Weight
169 g ( = 5.96 oz / 0.37 pounds), Power Supply: 60 g ( = 2.12 oz / 0.13 pounds)
Price
299 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.01% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 69%, features: 71%, display: 81% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Huawei P Smart Plus

84.1% Huawei P Smart Plus (2018) Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Even though the Huawei P Smart (2019) is already in stores, the Chinese manufacturer has just released the Plus version of its predecessor at what could prove to be a bargain price. The Plus model has improved internals and a larger screen, while it bears a greater resemblance to its successor than its stablemate. Read on to find out how the P Smart Plus performs in our tests and how it compares against its siblings.
77% Huawei P Smart Plus, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 77% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
78% Recensione Huawei P Smart+
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 80% features: 75% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Recensione Huawei P Smart+: modernità alla fascia media
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/04/2018
Rating: features: 82%
84% Recensione Huawei P Smart Plus: finalmente il nuovo processore e GPU Turbo integrata
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 75% features: 83% display: 83% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 78%
80% Huawei P Smart plus
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% display: 80% mobility: 89% workmanship: 80%
Recensione Huawei P Smart+: l’intelligenza artificiale arriva nella fascia media
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; nice performance; smart AI mode. Negative: Poor connectivity; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2018
Huawei P Smart Plus, recensione: tanta potenza in più per la fascia media
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; good performance; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/03/2018
Huawei P Smart+ Recensione: Un Maneggevole Phablet Con 4 Fotocamere
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Large screen; stylish design; great built quality; powerful processor; high performance; impressive cameras. Negative: Poor connectivity; no NFC; no USB-C.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2018
70% Mini-review: Huawei P Smart Plus
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Huawei P Smart Plus review: markante middenklasser
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Review: Huawei P Smart Plus – fijne telefoon, tegenvallende camera’s
Source: Tablets Magazine Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% Huawei P Smart Plus Review - Voor eenieder die van selfies houdt
Source: XGN Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Review Huawei P Smart+: midrange met shiny uiterlijk en vlaggenschip-functies
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Test du Huawei P smart+ : un Huawei P20 plus accessible encore
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Model: The Huawei P Smart Plus (2018) is a new mid-range smartphone from Huawei. In some markets, it’s known as Nova 3i. Equipped with Kirin 710 processor, facial recognition or camera AI, Huawei has reissued its flagship phone in the mid-range to compete against other brands, especially against Xiaomi, who stomps in this segment. With this P Smart Plus, Huawei repeats the successful design, and it is a success. Although it is also available in black and white, without a doubt the star of the party is the model with the gradient. Turning it around, the other key detail is striking, which is its notch or eyebrow. This notch is in virtually all phones that have facial recognition, as is the case. It is a beautiful mobile, which fits perfectly in one hand and weighs relatively little at 169 grams. The design is one of its strengths without a doubt. The 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is such a beauty to behold, it has a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and 409 pixels per inch density. It has 85 % NTSC, 19:9 aspect ratio and stretches up to 82.48 % screen-to-body ratio. The viewing angles are good, as is the brightness. It looks perfectly outdoors and in full sunlight.

The phone has a dual camera. The main module has a resolution of 16 megapixels and f/2.2 aperture, and the second one is 2 megapixels. The second module is needed to create a bokeh effect. The camera also relies heavily on AI. The front camera main module is at 24 megapixels (f/2.0) and the second at 2 megapixels. The video quality is 1080p. The selfie camera is decent, with nice tonal improvements and filters. With the selfies camera, users can also activate the AR Lens, which allows users to add effects in real time to the photos and even create 3D emojis. Powering up the device is the new HiSilicon Kirin 710 chip from Huawei which was built on a 12 nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor clocking at 2.2 GHz. The ARM Mali-G51 MP4 graphics processor comes with four cores and clocks 767 MHz. Multitasking shouldn't be a problem since there's 4GB of RAM space available to handle all apps. Users also get 64 GB storage space ready to accommodate all files and apps. The P Smart Plus runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Emotion 8.2 UI. The headphone jack is present, and that's good news. It is located in the lower area next to the microUSB connector and speaker. As a conclusion, the Huawei P Smart Plus is a smartphone with excellent performance, worthy of the best mid-range. It also combines pretty good design and autonomy of more than a day.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G51 MP4: Integrated mid range graphics card with 4 clusters. Beware the results in the Mate 20 Lite, that detects benchmarks and boosts the performance. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Kirin 710: ARM based octa-core SoC containing four Cortex-A73 cores for performance tasks (up to 2.2 GHz) and four Cortex-A53 cores (up to 1.7 GHz) to save power. Furthermore, the SoC integrates an LTE radio (600 MBps down) and a ARM Mali-G51MP4 GPU. The SoC is manufactured at TSMC in 12nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.3":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.169 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).
78.01%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Huawei Nova 5i
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei P20 Lite 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Y9 Prime 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei P Smart Z 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 20i
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 20 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Samsung Galaxy A10
Mali-G51 MP4, Exynos 7884B
Huawei P Smart+ 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 10i
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Enjoy 9S
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei P30 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Nova 4e
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Y9 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 10 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei P Smart 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor View 10 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 8X
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Mate 20 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710

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Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.39", 0.171 kg
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 7.2", 0.233 kg
Huawei Y5 2019
PowerVR GE8300, Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761, 5.71", 0.146 kg
Huawei Y6 2019
PowerVR GE8300, Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761, 6.09", 0.15 kg
Huawei P30
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.1", 0.165 kg
Huawei P30 Pro
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.47", 0.192 kg
Huawei Y7 2019
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 450, 6.26", 0.168 kg
Huawei Y7 Prime 2019
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 450, 6.26", 0.168 kg
Huawei Y Max
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 7.12", 0.21 kg
Huawei Y6 Pro 2019
PowerVR GE8320, unknown, 6.09", 0.15 kg
Huawei Mate X
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 8", 0.295 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-08-24)