Homtom HT17 is a 5.5 inch screen 4G Phablet, with Android 6.0, MTK6737 Quad Core CPU, 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM, HD Screen, Back-camera: 8.0MP ( SW 13.0MP ), Front camera: 2.0MP ( SW 5.0MP, Fingerprint Sensor HotKnot, OTG capabilities.
Homtom HT17 is in the budget smartphones segment and want to compete with the likes of other Chinese companies such as Elephone, Xiaomi, UMI and others.
The Homtom HT17 comes with the big 5.5-Inch display of 1280*720 pixels which is really a great effort for a under $70 smartphone. So, it surely gets a plus one here for the good resolution. And It also has a capacitive multitouch screen display which you will find in other competitors having bigger price tags.
The HOMTOM HT17 PRO has dimensions of 15.3 x 7.76 x 0.79 cm. Its thickness of 0.79mm is also considered to be fair. The reason for its light weight is due to the overall plastic case of smartphone.
Homtom HT17 Review
Homtom HT17 Overview
HT17 features the MTK6737 Quad Core CPU, with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. Homtom HT17 Comes with the solid power packed features as well. It comes with their Hotknot 3.0 Technology and it has already become a trend now-a-days to come with your own Customized Operating systems such as HTC Sense UI, Xiaomi MIUI, Asus Zen UI,etc.
The phone is definitely not designed for the hardcore gamers but you can still enjoy some games if you reduce the graphics settings.
This phone has a very thin body, just 7.9mm. This gives a comfortable feeling and easy to put in the pocket. It has a simple basic design with three buttons at the bottom and volume keys, power at the side of smartphone and the Headphone Jack at the top. The HOMTOM HT17 PRO has dimensions of 15.3 x 7.76 x 0.79 cm. Its thickness of 0.79mm is also considered to be fair. The reason for its light weight is due to the overall plastic case of smartphone.
Homtom HT17 comes with the 8 MP rear camera with flashlight and auto focus, and a small 2 MP front Selfie camera as well. Overall performance of the rear camera is very good but the front one could have been better. So, we are really sorry if you are looking for a selfie focused camera here. You would be fine with the rear one for that, as well. You can also shoot the 720P videos with the rear camera. The Homtom HT17 comes with a Sony 8.0 Megapixels primary camera at the back and a light 2.0MP secondary camera in the front. The primary camera is enhanced, using software, upto 13 MP equivalent and the secondary upto 5MP equivalent.
This phone has a removable battery with a capacity of 3000mAh, that combined with the low power consuming MTK 6737 CPU can allow to reach the end of the day easily even with intensive use. So, this alone makes it the huge Yes to buy it right now, because, this is really a very good battery for a budget smartphone and it will surely help in your busy life schedule.
Homtom H17 has the Fast Charge feature, making charging 20-25% faster. It saves times and also protects battery life from high voltage input.
Just put your finger in the fingerprint scanner, right under the camera lens, and in less than 0.3s you will unlock the phone. No more passwords, codes or signs to unlock it, faster and safer.
HT17 comes in 3 nice colors, gold white and dark blue.
This phone comes with the new Android 6 Marshmallow, more effective and less power consuming.
As for user interface, the device ships with Android 6.0 out of box. It clearly reminds stock Android but we have some redesigned icons and added features. For example, there are plenty of gesture and motion controls that work pretty well.
The HOMTOM HT17 has dimensions of 15.3 x 7.76 x 0.79 cm. Its thickness of 0.79mm is also considered to be fair. The reason for its light weight is due to the overall plastic case of smartphone.
Homtom HT17 5.5 inch Android 6.0 4G Phablet MTK6737 Quad Core HD Screen 1GB RAM 8GB ROM Fingerprint Sensor HotKnot OTG OTA Bluetooth 4.0
Display: 5.5 inch 1280 x 720 HD IPS Screen
CPU: MTK6737 Quad Core
System: Android 6.0
RAM + ROM: 1GB RAM + 8GB ROM. TF card up to 64GB
Cameras: Front 2MP (SW 5MP) + Rear 8.0MP (SW 13.0MP) with LED flashlight
Sensors: Gravity sensor, Proximity sensor
Features: GPS, WiFi, OTA, OTG, HotKnot
SIM Card: Dual SIM dual standby. Dual Micro SIM
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100MHz
4G: FDD-LTE 800/1800/2100/2600MHz
Wireless Connectivity: 3G,Bluetooth 4.0,GPS,GSM,WiFi
Screen type: Capacitive
Camera type: Dual cameras (one front one back)
Picture format: BMP,GIF,JPEG,PNG
I/O Interface: 2 x Micro SIM Card Slot,3.5mm Audio Out Port,TF/Micro SD Card Slot
Battery Capacity (mAh): 3000mAh
Cell Phone: 1
Dimensions and Weight
Product size: 15.35 x 7.80 x 0.80 cm / 6.04 x 3.07 x 0.31 inches