Huawei P Smart Z With Pop-up Selfie Camera Is Official

Huawei has announced the P Smart Z smartphone in Europe. It is the company’s first smartphone to feature a pop-up selfie camera. The mid-range phone boasts a high screen to body ratio and it comes with AI driven camera capabilities.

Huawei P Smart Z

Huawei P Smart Z Specifications and Features

The dimensions of the Huawei P Smart Z phone are 163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8mm and it weighs 196.3 grams. The rear shell of the device has a two-tone design like the Google Pixel smartphones. The upper part of the back panel is glossy, and it houses a dual camera setup and a fingerprint scanner. The remaining part of the rear shell has a smooth textured finish. The P Smart Z comes with a 6.59-inch Ultra FullView IPS LCD panel. It features a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 19.5:9.

The 12nm Kirin 710F chipset SoC fuels the Huawei P Smart Z smartphone.  The chipset is supported by 4GB of RAM. It includes an inbuilt storage of 64GB. Android 9 Pie overlaid with EMUI 9 comes preinstalled on the device. For more storage, users can add a microSD card to the device. It is packed with a 4,000mAh battery. The phone is equipped with a USB Type-C port, but the company has not confirmed whether it carries support for fast charging.

The AI powered dual camera setup includes a primary lens of 16-megapixel and a depth sensor of 2-megapixel. With AI onboard, the dual rear cameras carry support for scene recognition across 22 different categories, along with portrait mode. The handset features a front-facing camera of 16-megapixels. It takes only one second for the camera to elevate, according to the company. Huawei has also stated that the pop-up camera module has been tested to last for 100,000 cycles. The front camera also supports AI powered portrait mode and scene recognition. The Huawei P Smart Z comes with the usual connectivity features like dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack.

Huawei P Smart Z Price and Release Date

In Italy, the Huawei P Smart Z carries a price tag of €280 (~Rs 21,870). It comes in colours like Midnight Black, Emerald Green and Sapphire Blue. There is no confirmation on whether the P Smart Z phone will be made available in India.