Smartisan Nut R1 Price, Specs, Features and review.

Smartisan may not be as popular as Huawei, Xioami, and other smartphones but they have a large presence in China and other parts of the world and they are well known for making unique smartphones on a beautiful body design. So meet the Smartisan Nut R1.

Smartisan Nut R1


One of their products that joined the flagship phones is the Smartisan Nut R1. This phone is an amazing piece of mobile that packs impressive features offering a sharp dual rear camera and other mind-blowing features you won’t want to miss.

Key Features and Specs of Smartisan Nut R1.

  • Display: 6.17 inches, 2242 x 1080 pixels
  • Processor: Snapdragon 845 with 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Operating system: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Memory: 64GB/128GB/1TB inbuilt with SDcard support up to 256GB
  • Camera: Dual 12MP + 20MP rear and 24MP front camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Wireless charging
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3600mAh Nonremovable

Where to buy Smartisan R1

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Design and Display.


On the design, the Smartisan practically adopt the latest notch display but in a special way as this phone has a full display that reaches to the top where it later cut out giving specs for a front facing camera and the earpiece. The Smartisan Nut R1 is almost bezel-less having about 80% screen to body ratio.

Moving to the side, the smartphone has 74.5 mm x 153.3 mm x 7.9 mm in dimensions and on the rear, the phone is wrapped in a 3D glass and an aluminum frame which has a thin line and as for the fingerprint scanner, it’s hidden under the Smartisan logo that is rounded in a circular button.

Smartisan Nut R1


The Smartisan R1 comes in a 6.17-inch with a 2242 x 1080 pixels resolution and an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The screen is covered with a Gorilla Glass 3 and it has 1500:1 contrast ratio.

Camera and Storage.

The Smartisan Nut R1 has dual rear cameras that feature 12 Megapixels + 20 Megapixels with a dual LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4 ?m pixel size, 4-axis OIS, and dual PD extreme focus. The secondary lens also has Sony IMX350 with a f/1.75 aperture, 1?m pixel size, and 6P lens.

The front-facing camera is single and it snaps with a 24MP sensor that features a f/2.0 aperture ArcSoft ray algorithm and AI real-time beauty mode. On the storage, the Smartisan Nut R1 comes in four variants. You can either get 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 1TB of inbuilt memory and you can still expand it up to 256GB using micro SD card.

Smartisan Nut R1
Hardware and Software.

Under the hood is a Snapdragon 845 processor that clocked at 2.8GHz paired with an Adreno 630 GPU. It has an operating system of Smartisan OS 6.0 Based on Android 8.0 Oreo and a battery capacity of 3600mAh with fast charging technology. The Smartisan R1 also offers a USB Type C cable with a Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC+eSE, and global LTE band support.

Smartisan Nut R1
Price of Smartisan Nut R1.

Since the Smartisan Nut R1 comes in four variants, it will cost $549, $627, $705, and $1388 respectively. In Nigeria, the Smartisan R1 will sell at a price starting from 190,000 Naira to 500,000 Naira depending on the model.

General features of Smartisan Nut R1

Here are the few Features and specs of Smartisan Nut R1
Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
Internal memory: 64GB/128GB/1TB
External memory: Yes up to 256GB.
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-Core 4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 + 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385
Dimension: 74.5 mm x 153.3 mm x 7.9 mm
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 630.
SIM Type: Dual Nano-SIM
weight: 170g.
Screen size: 6.17 inches.
Screen Resolution: 1080×2240 Pixels.
Screen protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen Resolution Density: 403ppi.
Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.
LED flash: Yes.
Black, White
Rear: 12MP + 20MP 2160p@30fps, 1080p@120fps LED flash
Front: 24MP with Face Recognition, F2.0 Aperture, Pixel size 1.8 ?m.
Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode , Self-timer, Touch focus, Phase Detection, 6P Lens, Sony IMX363 Exmor RS CMOS Sensor for #1 Camera, Sony IMX350 Exmor RS Sensor for #2 Camera, 1/2.55″ Sensor Size for #1 Camera, 1/2.8″ Sensor Size for #2 Camera, 1.4 um Pixel Size for #1 Camera, 1.0 um Pixel Size for #2 Camera, Phase detection with Dual Pixel, 4 axis OIS, 6 element lens
2G GSM: Yes, GSM : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
CDMA : 800 / 1900 MHz
3G WCDMA: Yes, UMTS : 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA : 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA : 2010-2025 MHz
UMTS : 1700 / 2100 MHz.
4G LTE: Yes, LTE : 800 / 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)
LTE : 700 MHz Class 17
LTE : 700 MHz (Band 12)
LTE : 800 MHz (Band 18)
LTE : 800 MHz (Band 19)
LTE : 1900 MHz (Band 25)
LTE : 850 MHz (Band 26)
LTE : 700 MHz (Band 28).
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi HotSpot, 4×4 MU-MiMO
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: No.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, Type-C USB v2.0, With OTG.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes.
Music Player: WAV, AAC+, OGG, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+.
Video player: 3GP, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.263.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: Yes.
Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: Yes.
Heart Rate Monitor: -.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Hall: Yes.
Face Unlock: Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.
Voice Control: Yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: -.
Dust Resistant:
Wireless Charging: Yes.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.
Capacity: 3600mAh Battery (Non-Removable).
Talk Time: Up to 15 Hours
Standby Time: Up to 280 Hours
Browsing Time: Up to 8.9 Hours
Music Play Time: Up to 25 Hours
Charging Time:
fast charging: Yes

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