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.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.