Smartisan Nut Pro 2 Review – The Elegant Mid-Range Smartphone

Smartisan Nut Pro 2 commands elegance and efficient duty at an electric price tag. This brilliant edifice is one of the thrilling smart devices to emanate from the powerhouse of Asian smart technology – China. Proudly produced by Smartisan, Nut Pro 2 is the second smartphone to follow the Smartisan Nut Pro in the Nut Pro series. Smartisan Nut Pro 2 is a smartphone primed for the mid-range sector of smartphones but its elegant design might even make the higher end smartphone aficionados to consider lowering their standards. Keep reading to discover the brilliance of Smartisan in this wonderful smartphone.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

As I asserted earlier, the design places this smartphone in a better category than the mid-range sector its specs put it in. Starting out with is body material, Nut Pro 2 has a stunning metal and glass build, and the glass appears on both sides of the smartphone. The bezel-less beauty would have been expected given its trendy nature, instead, it has bezels that aren’t very thick. The top bezel, as usual houses the front camera at the centre while the earpiece lies in between the metal frame and the glass. The physical keys on the smartphone are present on the conventional right side but have a different appearnace. Unlike the bar nature of the physical keys which we do see in smartphones, the physical keys on this smartphon are in form of rounded buttons. The bottom bezel has no occupants whatsoever.

The rear of the smartphone designed with glass occupies the dual camera setup at the top left portion. The first camera is larger and protrudes outside the smartphone’s surface while the second camera and the LED flash lay even with the rear surface. The fingerprint sensor is almost unnoticeable as it is positioned beneath the smartisan logo at the rear’s centre. To wrap it all, a thin line goes round the smartphone’s frame. On the black variant of the smartphone, the line is red while on the red and champagne variants, the line is gold.

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Its 5.99 inches full-view FHD+ display has the bliss of 403 PPI pixel density and a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Its in-cell touch display has the Corning Gorilla Glass to act as the defender when it falls from high places. It has a massive 82% screen-to-body ratio and 1500:1 contrast ratio.

CPU, OS, AND STORAGE

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus which envelopes the Octa-core 2.2GHz Kryo CPU. This 64-bit CPU optimizes the 14nm process technology. Qualcomm Adreno 512 is what handles the graphics functions on the smartphone. Smartisan 4.0 OS is the software running on the smartphone. In the storage section, there are five variants which are:

  • 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM
  • 6GB RAM + 256GB ROM

A microSD card slot is also available which can support a microSD card of 256GB.

CAMERA AND CONNECTIVITY

The rear has the presence of a dual camera (12 MP + 5 MP) with f/1.8 aperture and a LED flash. The front camera has a 16 MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture for taking beautiful selfies. Instead of the 3.5 mm audio jack, the smartphone uses the type-C headphone jack. 2G, 3G and 4G network types are all present.

BATTERY

Smartisan Nut Pro 2 makes use of a non-removable 3,500 mAh battery. As stated by Smartisan, the Quick Charge technology present on the smartphone will cause the smartphone to charge up to 80% in just one hour.

Smartisan Nut Pro 2 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device TypeSmartphone
ModelSmartisan Nut Pro 2
AnnouncedNovember 2017
ReleasedYes
StatusAvailable

Network

2G NetworkGSM : 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkWCDMA :  850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkLTE : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (Band 39)
LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (Band 40)
LTE-TDD : 2500 MHz (Band 41)
LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (Band 38)
SIM TypeNano
SIM CountDual SIM
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Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 300 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 21 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeSmartphone
Dimensions154.4*73.4*7.4mm
Weight156 g
Body MaterialMetal, Glass
ColoursBlack, Gold, Champagne

Display                                                               

Display TypeIPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size5.99”
Resolution2160*1080 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density403 PPI
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes, Corning Gorilla Glass
FeaturesCapacitive touch, multi-touch input, 2.5D Curved Glass, 18:9 aspect ratio
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

Primary12 + 5 MP
ImageYes
VideoYes
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
FlashYes, Dual LED flash
Secondary16 MP

Software

Operating SystemSmartisan 4.0 OS (Android OS)
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPUOcta-core 2.2GHz Kryo
GPUQualcomm Adreno 512
RAM (Memory)4 GB/6 GB
Internal Storage32 / 64 / 128 / 256 GB
Card SlotExpandable to 256 GB
SensorsFingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v5.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infraredn/a
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11 n 5GHz, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCYes
HDMIn/a
Wireless Chargingn/a

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Poly Battery
Capacity3,500 mAh Battery
PlacementNon-removable
StandbyUp to 250 hours
Talk TimeUp to 16 hours
Music PlayUp to 26 hours

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes & BBM
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Media

Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes
Handsfree Yes, Type-C USB Headphone Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is The Current Smartisan Nut Pro 2 Price and Availability Status?

Smartisan Nut Pro 2 4GB RAM plus 32GB ROM variant is sold at $270, the 4GB RAM plus 64GB ROM variant is sold at $300 while the 6GB RAM plus 64GB ROM  has a price tag of $345. $406 and $497 will get you the 6GB RAM plus 128GB ROM variant and the 6GB RAM plus 256GB ROM variant respectively.

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