The 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.
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.
Photo gallery full album here.
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