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HomTom C8 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6739V
PowerVR GE8100
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (640 x 1280 px)
13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

HomTom announced the launch of the C8 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the HomTom C8 phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6739V chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HomTom C8 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (640 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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HomTom C8 specifications

BrandHomTom
NameC8
ModelC8
Release date2018

Body

Colorsblack, blue
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HomTom C8 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCMediatek MT6739V
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100

Display

The size of C8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of HomTom C8 with 640 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution640 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HomTom C8 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the C8 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HomTom C8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The C8 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of C8 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The C8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This HomTom phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of HomTom C8 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HomTom C8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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