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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


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


Device Type Smartphone
Model Smartisan Nut Pro 2
Announced November 2017
Released Yes
Status Available


2G Network GSM : 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network WCDMA :  850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE : 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 Type Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 300 Mbps
Speed HSPA 21 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 154.4*73.4*7.4mm
Weight 156 g
Body Material Metal, Glass
Colours Black, Gold, Champagne


Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.99”
Resolution 2160*1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 403 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Features Capacitive touch, multi-touch input, 2.5D Curved Glass, 18:9 aspect ratio
Secondary Display No


Primary 12 + 5 MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
Flash Yes, Dual LED flash
Secondary 16 MP


Operating System Smartisan 4.0 OS (Android OS)
User Interface Yes
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU Octa-core 2.2GHz Kryo
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 512
RAM (Memory) 4 GB/6 GB
Internal Storage 32 / 64 / 128 / 256 GB
Card Slot Expandable to 256 GB
Sensors Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
Controls Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v5.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11 n 5GHz, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Micro USB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a


Battery Type Li-Poly Battery
Capacity 3,500 mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 250 hours
Talk Time Up to 16 hours
Music Play Up to 26 hours


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
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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