Phone42.com / Smartphones / HomTom / HomTom S8

HomTom S8 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6750T
Mali-T860 MP2
4 GB / 64 GB
5.7 inches (720 x 1440 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

HomTom announced the launch of the S8 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the HomTom S8 phone with 5.7 inches display, Mediatek MT6750T chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The HomTom S8 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

Add HomTom S8 to your comparison

HomTom S8 specifications

BrandHomTom
NameS8
ModelS8
Release date2017

Body

The dimensions of this HomTom phone are average (5.98 x 2.85 x 0.31 inches).

Dimensions5.98 x 2.85 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HomTom S8 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6750T
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T860 MP2

Display

The size of S8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches IPS display of HomTom S8 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HomTom S8 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S8 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 camera13 MP
Main camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The HomTom S8 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 S8 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-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of S8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable

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 S8 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 S8 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 supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, Sony Exmor RS
Add HomTom S8 to your comparison

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 S8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

HomTom S8 pictures

Please let us know if you find incorrect information or something isn't working, or if you have a suggestion for improvement. Our e-mail address is webmaster@phone42.com.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. (More information)