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HomTom S12 (2018) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (480 x 960 px)
8 + 2 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

HomTom announced the launch of the S12 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the HomTom S12 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The HomTom S12 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2750 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 960 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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HomTom S12 specifications

BrandHomTom
NameS12
ModelS12
Release date2018

Body

The dimensions of this HomTom phone are average (5.43 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches).

Dimensions5.43 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, blue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The HomTom S12 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of S12 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of HomTom S12 with 480 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HomTom S12 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S12 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 + 2 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HomTom S12 doesn't support 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 S12 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
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 2750 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 S12 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2750 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. 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 S12 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, 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 S12, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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