In every daily basis, we see new smartphones joined the queue to enter the mobile phone market industry, with literally no special feature from others – just like the Infinix Hot 6 Pro with little difference from the HOT S3. However, Smartisan R1 has come to surprise people with its record-breaking 1 terabyte inbuilt memory storage.

Smartisan was seen as a Chinese phone back then, with no value, but more hardwork, has proven the audience wrong. Since the phone packs up to 1TB of storage, the question is, do you need much storage on your phone?

Other features of the phone are also sufficient to perform some important tasks. The phone has up to 6GB or 8GB of RAM, a cutting-edge Snapdragon 845 chipset and a 3,600mAh battery capacity. Multitasking and speed dwells greatly in the phone.

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Features of Smartisan R1 Smartphone


The Smartisan R1 has Dual shooters and LED flash at the top left corner. It measures 7.7m and 153gram weight, which make it light and available in black and white colours. It’s made of Aluminum Alloy overall unibody with glass on top and has a Smartisan Logo and a fingerprint scanner – offering quick access to the device.


R1 is from the NUT series of Smartisan phones, which are known for their tri-bezel-less display. The bottom bezels have reduced, while the selfie notch sits perfectly at the top. And also, the screen supports 18.7:9 aspect ratio, offering immersive viewing experience.

It has IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors of 6.17 inch FHD+ display, boasting of 2240 × 1080 pixels in resolution and 403 pixels per inch density. The screen has 96% NTSC color gamut, DCI-P3 color gamut, 1500:1 contrast ratio and a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen for maximum protection.


Smartisan Nut R1 has a dual camera setup, comprising of 12MP + 20MP back or rear shooter with F/1.8 and F/1.75 aperture, respectively. They have a Dual tone LED flash to enhance your photography. While, the phone has 24MP front facing camera with AI-powered beauty effects, Face ID, F/2.0 aperture.


Smartisan Nut R1 boasts of Qualcomm Snapdragon 846 Chipset with an Octa-core processor of 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core runs at an incredible and blazing speed of 2.4GHz with 10nm process technology. In graphic, it has an Adreno 630 graphic processing unit. In addition, it runs on Smartisan 6.0 OS based on Android 8 Oreo.


This is specifically where the record-breaking features rest – the memory storage. Smartisan Nut R1 smartphone has four variants of Nut R1 smartphone: the 6GB RAM with 64GB ROM, the 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM, the 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM and the 8GB RAM with 1 Terabyte of inbuilt memory storage. It’s expandable up to 256GB with a microSD and reaches a memory speed of 1.8GHz.


The battery is powered by a Non-removable Li-Po 3600mAh battery capacity. It has a Quick Charge 4+ and a wireless charging technology.

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Specifications and Price of Smartisan Nut R1 smartphone

FEATURESSmartisan Nut R1
**NETWORKS:**It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks only
**SIM TYPE:**Dual Nano SIM
**4G BANDS:**LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
**DIMENSIONS:**153.3 × 74.5 × 7.7mm and 153 weight
**OS:**Smartisan 6.0 OS based on Android 8.1 Oreo
**COLORS:**Carbon Black and Pure White
**DISPLAY:**IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16m colors, 6.17 inches FHD+ display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 403 ppi density and 2224 x 1080 pixels resolutions with support for multi-touch and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen for maximum protection
**CAMERA:**It has Dual 12MP Sony IMX363 + 20MP IMX350 rear or back camera with 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-tone LED flash and 24MP front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. Other features are: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama
**BUILD:**Built of Aluminum Alloy
**PROCESSOR:**Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset, Octa-core 2.8GHz CPU and Adreno 630 GPU
**MEMORY:**It has 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB/1TB inbuilt memory storage, expandable up to 256GB using a Micro SD card
**SENSORS:**Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, Face ID, Ambient light, proximity and compass
**BATTERY:**Supports Non-removable Li-Po 3600mAh battery capacity with Quick Charge 4+ and a wireless charging technology
**OTHER FEATURES:**Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, Loudspeaker, USB OTG, Wifi/hotspot, but no 3.5mm audio jack
**PRICE:**Smartisan Nut R1 smartphone, the 1TB version, costs up to $1400, which is up to N504,000 in Nigeria, while the other versions prices starts roughly around $550 (N198,000)


Smartisan Nut R1 smartphone has been launched successfully. It’s now available on some online markets at the time of this article and will soon be available on offline markets.

The 1 Terabyte version costs up to $1400, which is up to N504,000 in Nigeria, while the other versions price starts roughly around $550, up to N190+ in Nigeria.

1st: 6GB RAM + 64GB – CNY3,499 ($549)

2nd: 6GB RAM + 128GB – CNY3,999 ($627)

3rd: 8GB RAM + 128GB – CNY4,499 ($705)

4th: 8GB RAM + 1 Terabyte – $1400 (N504,000)

So, assuming you buy or purchase this phone, what will use the massive 1 Terabyte memory storage for?

Precious Agbontan

Precious Agbontan

I love writing about daily latest phone reviews and specifications, website tutorials, network news, computers, technology news and other issues or news related to technology.

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