Huawei did not wait until the MWC at the end of February to release a new device. Today they presented the Huawei P Smart (also known as Enjoy 7s in China i) in a breakfast session. The pre-orders have already started in the Netherlands. The phone costs €259.
The Chinese Huawei once conquered the Dutch market with devices that offered a lot for little money. Nowadays they also participate in the more expensive segment such as with the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, but the device that was presented today shows that they can still make products that offer a lot for a competitive price.
Huawei P Smart
The Huawei P Smart also embraces the new 18: 9 trend having a 5.65 inch IPS FullView display. This brings the sleek design with narrow edges around the screen, just like the LG Q6, to the affordable middle class. The device has a dual camera at the back with a 13 and a 2-megapixel resolution. These are not the specifications that we see in, for example, a Huawei P10, but nevertheless, this should yield acceptable images.
The processor comes from its own factory and is an Octa-core Huawei Kirin 659 having a clock speed of 2.36 GHz. The working memory is 3GB and the internal storage is 32GB. The latter can also be expanded with a microSD card. In addition, surprisingly there is still a microUSB port at the bottom (instead of a Type-C) with a 3.5 mm slot for the headphones.
The design of the Huawei P Smart looks premium by the metal case and the curved edges. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh, hence, the user must be able to easily get through a day without sitting next to a power outlet.
The device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and Huawei promises security updates for at least two years continue to run. We don’t know if it will get more than one Android version guessing from the fact that they refused to issue Oreo update to Honor 8. The device will appear on the market in two versions, a dual-sim version for the open market (MediaMarkt, Coolblue, etc) and a single-sim version for the providers such as T-Mobile.
Buy Huawei P Smart
The Huawei P Smart costs €259 and will be available in the colors Black, Gold and Blue at Coolblue, Mobiel.nl, Belsimpel, MedaiMarkt, Bol.com, and T-Mobile. The device goes on the pre-order today and will be in stores on February 1st.