Smartron t.phone P Full Phone Specifications & Honest Opinions

Smartron is back again with another budget smartphone in the very beginning of the year. The Smartron t.phone P will be going on Sale Exclusively on Flipkart for Rs7999. It will be available from 17th January 2017. This will be Flipkart’s 3rd Exclusive Mobile Launch after the iVoomi i1 and the Honor 9 Lite, both of which are budget oriented smartphones.

Well, when a smartphone is launching under 8k, you cannot expect it to pack many features inside. But, well, it has got something extraordinary, especially at that price point. Guess what? Its battery!

The Smartron t.phone P packs a 5000mah battery inside. I guess that P stands for Power, as it will never let you burn the whole juice in 24 hours, no matter how hard you try. That’s not everything, in addition to that, it can serve as a power bank, reverse charging other devices with a USB OTG.

For those who remain out of the home most of the time, or need to travel here and there, this tiny smartphone will come very handy. This is the first big battery smartphone of 2018. At its price point, it directly competes with the Snapdragon 625 powered Lenovo P2, which packs a 5100mah battery, but the price is around 13k. This tphone P is directly 5k lesser than its direct competitor.

Well, let’s check out what’s inside this device.

Smartron T Phone P Features:

The phone has got a metallic body, with a 5.2 inch 720P HD IPS Display. The aspect ratio is not 18:9 though. On this aspect, I personally think that where every other brand is opting for an 18:9 display, they could have come with one, especially in 2018.

Anyways, there are capacitive buttons for Home, Recent and Back, below the screen. The buttons are backlit, which is a good thing.

There is a 3.5mm headphone jack present on top of the device, and on the bottom, there are two speaker grills, however, only the right grill is used for speakers. The USB is Micro USB and not Type C. However, it can connect to OTG and support reverse charging other devices. Good thing.

Well, one good thing about this phone is that it isn’t as heavy as you think it to be when you consider a 5000mah battery inside. The phone weighs just 160g, pretty similar to all other devices, and in some cases, lighter than many handsets that support just 4000mah battery. Good job Smartron on doing that.

The fingerprint sensor has got a nice place at the back, in an ergonomic place. The unlocking is accurate but takes a half second delay between you touching the sensor and it unlocking the phone for you. If you haven’t used phones with fast fingerprint sensors, such as OnePlus, then you shouldn’t worry about it.

The Smartron T Phone P is powered by Snapdragon 435 chipset which is an Octa-Core Processor, and the GPU is Adreno 505. Snapdragon 435 is quite power efficient, although not as much as Snapdragon 625, still, among the good low-end processors. The RAM is 3GB. At 8k, they could have given 4GB RAM and made the competition steeper. I personally prefer using a 4GB device than a 3GB one.

Coming to the camera, it does not have a dual camera setup. And, to be honest, that’s not a bad thing at all. These days, every other budget phones are coming with a dual camera but not a budget end dual camera won’t help to produce better images, rather just give the ability to take bokeh shots in portrait mode. Dual cameras are more suitable on mid to high-end phones.

As a single rear camera setup, the smartron t phone P supports 13MP rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus. There is LED Flash for both front and rear cameras so taking selfies won’t be as bad. The camera setup is similar to sub 10k devices and should not disappoint budget users.

Coming to the storage, the phone supports an internal storage of 32GB, and the storage can be expanded up to 128GB using an external SD Card, however, it is a hybrid solution, meaning the second sim slot has to be compromised. Another good thing is that it is providing Free 1000GB of cloud storage from Tron for Lifetime to store your important files, so you should not worry about storage space.

The dual sim supports 4G and VoLTE out of the box.

Coming to the software, it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. And another good thing, the look and feel is almost stock, without much bloatware or customizations. This is good.

Anyways, these sums up the most important features of this device. The rest of the usual sensors etc are all present, you can read that in the full specifications below.

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Smartron T Phone P Full Specifications:

General
In The Box Handset (Inclusive of Battery), Charger, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, SIM Insert Pin
Model Number T5211
Model Name t.phone P
Color Black
Browse Type Smartphones
SIM Type Dual Sim
Hybrid Sim Slot Yes
Touchscreen Yes
OTG Compatible Yes
Display Features
Display Size 5.2 inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Resolution Type HD
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505 GPU
Display Type IPS
HD Game Support Yes
OS & Processor Features
Operating System Android Nougat 7.1.1
Processor Type Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa Core
Processor Core Octa Core
Primary Clock Speed 1.4 GHz
Operating Frequency GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900, UMTS - 900, 2100, LTE FDD - B1, B3, B5, LTE TDD - B40
Memory & Storage Features
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
Expandable Storage 128 GB
Supported Memory Card Type microSD
Memory Card Slot Type Hybrid Slot
Call Log Memory Yes
Camera Features
Primary Camera Available Yes
Primary Camera 13MP
Primary Camera Features Auto Focus, F2.2 Aperture, Modes: HDR, Panorama, Beautify, Multi Exposure, Time-Lapse, Burst
Secondary Camera Available Yes
Secondary Camera 5MP
Secondary Camera Features F2.2 Aperture, Modes: Wide Selfie, Beauty Mode, Capture Smile
Flash Front and Rear LED Flash
Video Recording Resolution 1080P/720P/480P/VGA/QVGA
Digital Zoom Yes
Call Features
Phone Book Yes
Connectivity Features
Network Type 4G VOLTE, 3G, 2G
Supported Networks 4G VoLTE, UMTS, GSM, 4G LTE, WCDMA
Internet Connectivity 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi
3G Yes
GPRS Yes
Pre-installed Browser Google Chrome
Bluetooth Support Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Version 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
NFC No
Infrared No
USB Connectivity Yes
EDGE Yes
Map Support Google Maps
GPS Support Yes
Other Details
Smartphone Yes
Touchscreen Type Capacitive with Multi-touch
SIM Size Nano SIM and Nano SIM
Removable Battery No
SMS Yes
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
Other Features Wi-Fi Direct, Notification LED, OTG Reverse Charge Technology
Multimedia Features
DLNA Support No
Audio Formats MP3, MKV, PCM, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-WB, AMR-NB, FLAC, WAV
Video Formats MP4, MKV, WMV, M4V,H.265, H.264, MPEG4, XVID
Battery & Power Features
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Dimensions
Width 72.2 mm
Height 148.3 mm
Depth 8.9 mm
Weight 160 g
Warranty
Warranty Summary Brand Warranty of 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories

Smartron T Phone P Honest Opinions:

[Disclaimer: This is not a review of the device. We aim to give our opinions on the device and rate it according to its features, comparing it with the market competition. Most of the time we buy mobiles by just seeing the features, without proper judgment. So, we made this Honest Opinion series so that you can get an overall idea of the phone before buying it. This should serve as a buying decision guide for you. Thank You.]

8.2 Total Score
Best Budget Phone for Battery Lovers

The first thing, this phone is the best recommendation for battery lovers, those who have to stay out for long, or those who are frequent travelers and need a phone with better battery life to stay connected. The second thing is the price at which it is offered at, 8k, seems just right. 3GB+32GB is good, but 4GB could have done better and raised the level of competition. Selfie Flash is supported. Fingerprint Sensor is accurate. Capacitive Buttons have light. Overall a value for money device.

Body
8
Camera
7
Battery
10
Hardware
6.5
Software
8
Value for Money
9.5
PROS
  • Huge 5000mah Battery
  • Reverse Charge Support
  • Accurate Fingerprint Sensor
  • Bloatware Free, Close to Stock OS
CONS
  • Display not 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Display not 1080p either, its 720p

Smartron t.phone P (Black, 32 GB)(3 GB RAM), Smartron

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Smartron T Phone P Alternatives:

If I judge by the price, there is only a little space to talk about alternatives. Well, the first phone I can think of which can be a good competitor is the 10.or E which retails at Rs6999 at Amazon.

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The next budget smartphone which can compete with this device is the Redmi 5A 32GB Variant. It also retails at Rs6999 on Flipkart.

So, well, if anyone asks me to suggest them a smartphone having really long battery life, I will clearly suggest this one. As of now, the Lenovo P2 has been leading the charts as the best battery life smartphone. It should probably remain the same, but good to see another competitor just below. 🙂

That’s all about Smartron tPhone P. I guess all your doubts are now clear. If you have any further queries you can comment down below. I will be happy to help you out.

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Nirmal Sarkar is a BTech Engineering Student from the city of Joy, Kolkata. He is a part time blogger, and likes to write web articles on Android Stuffs and latest Freebies.

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