Homtom HT16 is a 5-inch smartphone that comes with the latest android 6.0 out of the box. It is powered by MediaTek MTk6580 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 64B. Homtom HT16 has a unique back panel that comes with appealing colour designs making peculiar and beautiful. HT16 is configured with various off-screen gestures. Having those brings great convenience to directly access apps by just drawing certain gestures that have already been assigned.
From July 26 to August 15 it is available in presale for 49.99$ from Everbuying.
HomTom HT16 features
Homtom is a Chinese brand that brings out the best features in a smartphone that one can expect in a particular price range. Homtom HT16 is a low budget smartphone available at Everbuying.net for just $49.99 in presale (59.99$ standard price). It comes with almost all the features that were present in Homtom HT17 and definitely has better design and amazing looks. It is powered with all features that you can expect a $60 smartphone would have. It just lacks a fingerprint sensor and that too is not so common among such low budget smartphones.
Design and Display
Homtom HT16 is an ultra slim 5-inch smartphone with full HD (resolution : 1280 x 720) screen. Itt will provide excellent colour quality and amazing graphics for various high graphic games. The Full HD screen is a fully capacitive touchscreen that supports up to 5 fingers at a time.
Unlike other unibody smartphones, it has a detachable plastic back panel which is the most noticeable feature of the smartphone. It comes with amazing colour designs and great texture with flowing lines that makes the phone a handy one. The smartphone has a thickness of just 0.35 inches that is responsible is the lightweight design of the phone.
It comes in 3 appealing and young colors: Nobile White, Gentle Black and Macaron Blue.
Homtom HT16 comes with MediaTek MTk6580 1.3GHz quad-core processor. This is a common processor within the price range as it has amazing reviews about its performance. Mali-400 MP GPU along with the CPU are sufficient to provide great graphics while watching a video or playing high graphic games.
Talking about the memory capacity, the phone is equipped with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. Hence, memory is sufficient and the phone will not at all lag under normal use. You can also expand the storage by using an external memory card up to 64GB. The smartphone doesn’t support OTG functionality.
Homtom HT16 features a 8MP Sony Sensor with flash light and auto focus that can shoot sharp and clear images. With the MTK6580 processor you can enjoy high-quality video recording. The 5.0 MP front camera allows you to take clear and bright selfies.
HomTom HT16 supports 2 SIM cards. You can have two numbers, one for work and one for family, in the same time.
Homtom HT16 has a great battery capacity of 3000 mAh. With this much battery, you can enjoy watching movies and playing games and needn’t worry about the battery of your phone reaching the end of the day.
This phone comes with a clean installation of Android 6.0, fast and reliable. It allows advanced features and hardware optimization for faster performance and lower power consumption.
Display: 5.0 inch 1280 x 720 HD screen
CPU: MTK6580 Quad Core 1.3GHz
System: Android 6.0
RAM + ROM: 1GB RAM + 8GB ROM
Camera: Front camera 2.0MP (SW 5.0MP) + Rear camera 5.0MP (SW 8.0MP) with flash light
Navigation: GPS / A-GPS
Sensor: Gravity sensor, Proximity sensor
Features: Off-screen gestures
SIM Card: Dual SIM dual standby (Dual micro SIM card)
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 850/900/2100MHz
|Basic Information||Brand: HOMTOM|
Type: 3G Smartphone
OS: Android 6.0
Service Provide: Unlocked
Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Italian, German, French, Russian, Arabic, Malay, Thai, Greek, Ukrainian, Croatian, Czech, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, etc.
SIM Card Slot: Dual SIM,Dual Standby
SIM Card Type: Dual Micro SIM Card
Cores: 1.3GHz,Quad Core
GPU: Mali-400 MP
RAM: 1GB RAM
External Memory: TF card up to 64GB (not included)
|Network||Wireless Connectivity: 3G,A-GPS,Bluetooth 4.0,GPS,GSM,WiFi|
WIFI: 802.11a/b/g/n wireless internet
Network type: GSM+WCDMA
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 850/900/2100MHz
|Display||Screen type: Capacitive|
Screen size: 5.0 inch
Screen resolution: 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
|Camera||Camera type: Dual cameras (one front one back)|
Back camera: with flash light
Back-camera: 5.0MP (SW 8.0MP)
Front camera: 2.0MP (SW 5.0MP)
Video recording: Yes
|Media Formats||Picture format: BMP,GIF,JPEG,PNG|
Music format: AAC,AMR,Mid,MP3,WAV
Video format: 3GP,MP4
Games: Android APK
|Other Features||I/O Interface: 2 x Micro SIM Card Slot,3.5mm Audio Out Port,Micro USB Slot,TF/Micro SD Card Slot|
Bluetooth version: V4.0
Sensor: Gravity Sensor,Proximity Sensor
FM radio: Yes
Additional Features: 3G,Alarm,Bluetooth,Browser,Calculator,Calendar,GPS,MP3,MP4,Off-screen gesture,People,Wi-Fi
|Battery||Battery Capacity (mAh): 1 x 3000mAh|
|Package Contents||Cell Phone: 1|
Power Adapter: 1
USB Cable: 1
User Manual: 1
|Dimensions and Weight||Product size: 14.40 x 7.21 x 0.89 cm / 5.67 x 2.84 x 0.35 inches|
Package size: 16.00 x 9.50 x 5.00 cm / 6.3 x 3.74 x 1.97 inches
Product weight: 0.171 kg
Package weight: 0.385 kg
One Comment on “HomTom HT16 overview”
Not bad for the price, at Geekbuying it’s $55.