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Huawei P Smart 2021 - Battery Performance Score

Updated: Oct 12, 2022


Battery Capacity mAh: 5000


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In the Top 3 Smartphones for Battery Performance within the


Battery Performance Testing and ReviewApril 2021



Being part of the Smart line, the Huawei P Smart 2021 was one of the last Smartphones from the Chinese brand for 2020. It is the first device from its family to come without Google services. The Huawei P Smart 2021 is presented as the evolution of the Huawei P Smart 2020 model.


Release Date September 2020

Product Features and Specification

  • Design: A mix between colours and elegance

  • Rear Camera: 48 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 8 MP (120° Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Depth Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Macro Lens, f/2.4 aperture)

  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP (f/2.0 aperture)

  • Battery: 5000 mAh (22.5W fast charge)

  • Display: 6.67"

  • Size: 165.7 x 76.9 x 9.3 mm

  • Weight: 206g

  • Memory: 128 GB ROM 4 GB RAM

  • Chipset: Huawei Kirin 710A (14 nm)

  • Android: Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services

  • Software Version: PPAH-L22


Battery Performance


The Huawei P Smart 2021 is classed as a ViserMark Entry Tier Smartphone (less than 200 EURO), it has a Kirin 710A chipset, the evolved version of 710 one. Huawei has powered the 2021 model with a 5000mAh battery, and a 22.5W fast charge option.

The overall Battery Performance Score is now a global score taking calculations from Battery Life, Power Efficiency and Charging Times.

From the Huawei P Smart 2021 test results, we have given this Smartphone a ViserMark Battery Performance Score of 53. The Battery Performance Label, being nearer 100 indicates that it is one of the better-performing ones and has been ranked in 13th place of the best Battery Performance Smartphones as tested by SmartViser.


Testing Results

BATTERY LIFE - Days of Use

Through the ViserMark test protocol, the Huawei P Smart 2021 battery life lasts over 59 hours and it obtains a ViserMark Battery Life Score of 2.5 Days of Use.

The average ViserMark Battery Life score of Entry Tier Smartphones is 2.2 Days of Use. This impressive result, positioning the Huawei P Smart 2021 in the Top 10 of the ViserMark Battery Life autonomy ranking.


CHARGING TIME - Hours and Minutes

To reach the full 100% the Charging Time was 1 hour and 42 minutes. The average Charging Time is 1:46 for a Smartphone within the ViserMark Entry Tier.

  • Best Smartphone for Charging Times: Ranking #37

  • One of the Top 5 Entry Tier Smartphones with the Best Charging Times


Test Graphics

Our testing is based on real smartphone usage from 100% battery level down to Power Off. When testing Smartphones, the testing protocol includes common daily life activities, for instance: Calls, Web, Video and Music streaming, Gaming, Social networks, Picture & Video capture and standby.

All testing is performed under strictly controlled test conditions with all activities being executed in a defined order and timeline.

Figure 1. Battery test at 90 Hz

Huawei P Smart 2021 Test Graphics

There are a number of power-efficient processors, within today's Smartphones, that are able to cope with the growing number of new applications and can support high-resolution displays without compromising battery life.

Power Efficiency is calculated using Battery Life and Battery Capacity. This is expressed in “Leaves" and reflects a rating between 1 being least and 5 being the most power-efficient.

The Huawei P Smart 2021achieved an overall Power Efficiency Score of 1.5

  • Best Smartphone for Power Efficiency: Ranking #37



To conclude, the Huawei P Smart 2021 Battery Performance Score achieved was 53 and is higher than most Entry Tier Smartphones. However, when comparing the device performance with other devices having the same battery size, the Huawei P Smart 2021 Battery Performance is slightly lower than expected.

The Huawei P Smart 2021 Smartphone performs better than the Xiaomi Redmi 8 (47) and the Xiaomi Redmi 7 (51) but is behind some of their main competitors’ Smartphones such as the Realme 7i (62), Wiko Power U20 (62), and the best-performing Smartphone Wiko View 5 (68).


ViserMark tests are performed with the strictest protocol in a controlled environment to ensure repetition and consistency powered and automated by SmartViser’s test automation solution viSer. The automation test includes a variety of user actions from calls to social media and periods of standby times.


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Huawei P Smart 2021


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Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. They have more than 194,000 employees, and operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world. Huawei is a private company wholly owned by its employees


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