Homtom HT16 Review – Amazing and Affordable

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After reviewing various smartphones of Homtom, we are here with the review of Homtom HT16. First of all, Homtom is a Chinese brand that brings out the best features in a smartphone that one can expect in a particular price range. Homtom HT17 and Homtom HT7 are other smartphones of the brand that are predecessors of the device. Homtom HT16 is a low budget smartphone available at Everbuying.net for just $59.99. It comes with almost all the features that were present in Homtom HT17 and definitely has better design and amazing looks. It is powered with all features that you can expect a $60 smartphone would have. It just lacks a fingerprint sensor and that too is not so common among such low budget smartphones.

Homtom HT16 is a 5-inch smartphone that comes with the latest android 6.0 out of the box. It is powered by MediaTek MTk6580 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Furthermore, it comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 64B. Homtom HT16 has a unique back panel that comes with appealing colour designs making it a budding beauty. Also, HT16 is configured with various off-screen gestures. Having those brings great convenience to directly access apps by just drawing certain gestures that have already been assigned.  Seems like we are now  ready to move ahead towards a detailed review of this amazing smartphone.

homtom ht16

 Cold Specifications

  • Brand: HOMTOM
  • Type: 3G Smartphone
  • OS: Android 6.0
  • CPU: MTK6580 64bit
  • Cores: 1GHz,Quad Core
  • GPU: Mali-400MP
  • RAM: 1GB RAM
  • ROM: 8GB
  • External memory: TF card up to 64GB (not included)
  • Dual Sim, Dual Standby
  • Screen size: 5 inch
  • Screen resolution: 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
  • Battery : 3000mAh

Design and Display

homtom ht16 design

Homtom HT16 is an ultra slim 5-inch smartphone with full HD (resolution : 1280 x 720) screen. Thus. it will provide excellent colour quality and amazing graphics for various high graphic games. Unlike other unibody smartphones, it has a detachable plastic back panel which is the most noticeable feature of the smartphone. It comes with amazing colour designs and great texture with flowing lines that makes the phone a handy one. The smartphone has a thickness of just 0.35 inches that is responsible is the lightweight design of the phone. The complete dimensions of the device are :

  • Product size : 14.40 x 7.21 x 0.89 cm / 5.67 x 2.84 x 0.35 inches
  • Product weight : 0.171 Kg

As already told HT16 comes with a 5-inch Full HD screen. With a 5-inch smartphone, there is always an advantage of great single hand use experience. The Full HD screen is a fully capacitive touchscreen that supports up to 5 fingers at a time. The smartphone lacks a screen protection glass on the screen, hence you have to be careful while using it. The phone is available is three colour variants : Blue, White, and Black. You can also take a look at Doogee Homtom HT6 pro that too falls under the same budget. Let’s move further in this Homtom HT16 review.

homtom ht16 display


Homtom HT16 comes with MediaTek MTk6580 1.3GHz quad-core processor. This is a common processor within the price range as it has amazing reviews about its performance. Mali-400 MP GPU along with the CPU are sufficient to provide great graphics while watching a video or playing high graphic games. You are spending $60 only, what more can you expect?

homtom ht16 performance

Talking about the memory capacity, the phone is equipped with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. Hence, memory is sufficient and the phone will not at all lag under normal use. You can also expand the storage by using an external memory card up to 64GB. The smartphone doesn’t support OTG functionality.

Camera and Battery

Now coming to the Camera quality of Homtom HT16, the phone has 8.0 MP rear with flash light and auto focus. The camera that is enough to capture sharp and clear images. Also, with the MTK6580 processor you can enjoy high-quality video recording also on your smartphone.The front camera of this phone is also pretty good. It is equipped with 5.0 MP front camera that allows you to take clear and bright selfies.

homtom ht16 camera

Homtom HT16 has a great battery capacity of 3000 mAh. With this much battery, you can enjoy watching movies and playing games and needn’t worry about the battery of your phone. Hence, the battery life is pretty cool. The phone can give you a backup of more than a day very easily.

homtom ht16 battery

Final Verdict

Considering all the features that are present and also the ones that are not present Homtom HT16 is a great deal just for $60. The presence of fingerprint sensor would have made this device an extremely killer deal, but you too are not spending such a great amount from your pocket. Hence, if you are looking for a low-budget full feature packed device that this one just made for you. Therefore head over to Everbuying.net to buy one for yourself.

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