P Smart 2021 Review

The Huawei P Smart 2021 is a 6.67″ touchscreen Dual SIM camera that packs a punch in the budget to mid-range market.

It was released on 28th September 2020, and is available in three colors – Crush Green, Blush Gold, and Midnight Black.

Specifications and Performance

The 6.67″ display is a FullHD IPS LCD touchscreen that has a 1080×2400 screen resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. Powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710A 14 nm octa-core processor chipset, the Huawei P Smart 2021 runs like a charm.

The P Smart 2021 has 4GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. We can expand the storage using microSD storage. This mid range device supports up to 512 GB of external storage from Huawei.

The Huawei P Smart 2021 budget friendly and affordable phone doesn’t mean there are any compromises for the features.

On the Huawei P Smart 2021, we get one selfie camera in the front and a quad camera on the back.

The front selfie camera is 8MP camera that has an aperture of f/2.0. The primary camera on the back is a 48 MP wide camera that has an aperture of f/1.0. For the perfect panorama shots, we can use the secondary 8MP ultra-wide camera with an aperture of f/2.4. The last two cameras are a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera that make taking crisper and clearer pictures easy on the P Smart 2021. Both these have apertures of f/2.4.

The Huawei P Smart weighs 206 gms and measures 165.65mm height x 76.88mm width x 9.26mm thickness. It comes with a 5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery that lasts a long time. We also get fast charging on the P Smart 2021.

A USB-A-to-C cable and power adapter comes with the phone, and this supports fast charging up to 22.5 watts.

The Huawei P Smart 2021 runs on Android 10, EMUI 1.01. We don’t have access to Google Play services on the P Smart 2021. Instead, Huawei replaced it with their own Mobile Services and App Gallery.

The Huawei P Smart 2021 can be connected to WiFi, is compatible with Bluetooth, 3G and 4G. A standard GPS also comes with the device.

We also get a compass, a proximity detector, a fingerprint scanner, an accelerometer and an FM radio with the Huawei P Smart 2021. We can connect our phone to an earphone or headphone using a 3.5mm jack.

Pros:

  • The side mounted fingerprint scanner makes unlocking the phone easy.
  • The high resolution display screen with 395 PPI and 16M colors gives the P Smart 2021 one of the best displays in this range in the market.
  • The 5000 mAh battery lasts a long time, and with fast charge we always have our phone powered up and ready.
  • The Kirin 710A chipset makes the phone run smoothly and flow well. Transition between screens, open apps and play anything you like without any lag.

Cons:

  • People used to Google Play services may take time to adjust to Huawei’s Mobile Services.
  • Limited color options for the exterior.

Worth the Buy?

The Huawei P Smart 2021 is absolutely worth the purchase for anyone looking for a standout phone at an affordable price. We get almost every feature we can expect out of a mid-range phone, alongside features from the premium category as well. A durable phone that lasts hours without any charge, the Huawei P Smart 2021 is a must have for anyone looking for an attractive, powerful and sturdy phone.

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