HomTom HT3 smartphone First Impressions & Quick Review

Posted in Apr 17, 2016 in Reviews, no comment

You can buy HomTom HT3 smartphone from Gearbest.com for only $67.13 with free shipping.

ht3The HOMTOM HT3 quad core smartphone is a great budget device that will offer you lots of functionality in a nice compact form and with a friendly pricetag. The smartphone comes with a 5 inch 720p screen, Android 5.1 operating system, navigation shortcuts and a powerful battery. All for less than $70! Here you’ll find the unboxing of this amazing budget smartphone.

Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Lollipop 5.1 stock firmware.
Firmware tested: stock Android Lollipop 5.1
Build number: HT3_V2.0.6.
Custom build: ALPS.L1.MP6.V2.19_BR6580.WEG.L
Kernel version: 3.10.72
Android security patch level: 2015-12-01
It is very nice to see that a budget smartphone like this gets often OTA firmware updates, that tells a lot about HomTom care for its customers. First, the phone came with firmware version HT3_V2.0.3. Soon it got the update to version 2.0.6.
Root: Firmware is not rooted.

Available features: Dual SIM,  Radio FM, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0,  A-GPS, GPS, Microphone, Camera Flash, USB Host, OTA Sync, System Body Feeling, Smart Wake, Magic Thumb, Xender, Sound Enhancement, MiraVision, Scheduled Power On & Off, Printing.
Sensors available on device: Accelerometer, Proximity & Light sensor.
Cameras. Main camera: Samsung 5 MP with Flash LED and Autofocus. (SW 8.0MP). Selfie camera:  2 MP. (SW 5.0MP).
Diagonal: 5″.Type: LCD IPS.Resolution: 720 x 1280.Density: Medium, 294 Pixels per inch.Others:Capacitive, Multi-touch.
Capacity: 3000 mAh. Type: Removable Li-Ion.

Real Life Benchmark & Tests
In Antutu Benchmark 6.0.1 HomTom HT3 achieves a good score, about  23.000 points. In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 HomTom HT3 scores 593 points, a fair score in this test ranking. It played smoothly almost all video file types; this firmware version fully supports 11 video & audio format files, it partially supports 17 video & audio format files and doesn’t manage to play only 2 files.

Wifi Internet speed tested gets also decent values: about 3 Mbps in download and the upload speed was about 19 Mbps.

This is probably one of the best budget smartphone out there for less than $70, and the support from HomTom company is incredible, I really like it.

Photo gallery full album here.

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