Smartisan Nut R1 has been introduced by the company in China as its flagship device. The smartphone also holds the crown as the world’s first smartphone with a 1TB storage variant. There’s also a selfie notch at the top of the screen, just like Essential’s PH1.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip is onboard here to give all its goodies, an octa-core processor is present as well. The device sports dual rear camera, a massive display screen and battery. Let’s find out more.
Smartisan Nut R1 Key Specs and Features
・6.17-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2240 x 1080 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 8GB/6GB
・Octa-core 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
・1TB/128GB/64GB built-in storage, upgradeable to 256GB
・12MP + 20MP rear camera and 24MP front camera
・3600mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Smartisan Nut R1 Design
The Nut R1 comes with an aluminium alloy overall unibody with glass on top, looks identical to the Nut 3 but even better. The Smartisan logo at the middle doubles as the fingerprint scanner as well, offering quick access to the device.
The dual shooters and LED flash can be seen at the top left corner. It measures just 7.7mm in thickness, making it sleek and easy to hold and flaunt as well. It weighs 153g overall, which is also very light and available in Black and White colours.
Smartisan Nut R1 Display
The Nut series from Smartisan are known for their tri-bezel-less display and the R1 follows suit. However, it seems the bottom bezels have been drastically reduced as well, while the selfie notch sits at the top. Overall, the screen dishes out an 18:7:9 aspect ratio.
The 6.17-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is absolutely stunning, boasting of 2240 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 403 pixels per inch density. The screen has 1500:1 contrast ratio, 96% NTSC colour gamut, DCI-P3 colour gamut and a Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Hardware And Software
Under the hood, the Smartisan Nut R1 boasts the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm which has an octa-core processor with 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core processor runs at a blazing speed of 2.8GHz with an impressive 10nm process technology. In the graphics department, the Adreno 630 graphics processor handles the processing unit.
There are two versions in terms of Internal storage and RAM, the 6GB RAM variant has either 64GB storage or 128GB storage. While the 8GB RAM variant has either 128GB storage or the massive 1TB storage. The RAM reaches a memory speed of 1.8GHz, meanwhile, the storage space is upgradeable up to 256GB. The smartphone runs on Smartisan OS 6.0 based on Android Oreo.
The device comes with dual 12MP + 20MP rear shooters with f/1.8 and f/1.75 aperture respectively. The 12MP camera is a Sony IMX363 sensor with 1.4 μm pixel size and 4-axis OIS. The 20MP shooter underneath is a Sony IMX350 sensor with 1μm pixel size. There are other internal features to enhance your photography here, with a dual-tone LED flash. The 24MP front-facing camera has f/2.0 aperture and supports Face ID.
The Smartisan Nut R1 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3600mAh battery with fast and wireless charging technology.
Price And Availability
Smartisan Nut R1 is available on Shopping stores, starting from $599 to $1399, that’s about (N200,000 – N500,000).
Smartisan Nut R1 Full Specs
・Announced: May 2018
・Status: Available. May 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: VoLTE
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Aluminium alloy
・Dimensions: 153.3 × 74.5 × 7.7mm
・Colour: Black, White
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 2240 x 1080 pixels
・Pixel Density: 403ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 85%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 630
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB/128GB/1TB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 20MP
・Front Camera: 24MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass
・3.5mm Audio Jack: No
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes