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HomTom S99i (2019) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6739WW
PowerVR GE8100
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1440 px)
13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

HomTom announced the launch of the S99i smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the HomTom S99i phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6739WW chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HomTom S99i comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 6200 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 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.

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HomTom S99i specifications

BrandHomTom
NameS99i
ModelS99I
Release date2019

Body

The weight of HomTom S99i is about 7.02 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HomTom phone are average (5.89 x 2.76 x 0.5 inches).

Weight7.02 oz
Dimensions5.89 x 2.76 x 0.5 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gray, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HomTom S99i 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 MT6739WW
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100

Display

The size of S99i screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of HomTom S99i with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HomTom S99i (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 S99i 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 camera13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HomTom S99i 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 S99i 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 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 6200 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 S99i isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 6200 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 S99i 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 S99i 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
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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 S99i, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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