HomTom HT3 $55.99 for 3000mAh battery, 5-inch HD phone


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HomTom has dived in to the war zone made up of super affordable Android phones with their sub $60 HomTom HT3.

Technology is trickling down, prices are getting lower, and now budge Chinese Android smartphones cost from as little $50!

We have seen plenty of growth in the super affordable market segment, and its Chinese phone makers like Doogee, UMi, Elephone, Blackview, Bluboo and now HomTom that are dominating.

HomTom have kept their trademark large battery feature alive with the HT3 with the 5-inch HD smartphone coming with a respectable 3000mAh battery. The phone also features a slim 7.5mm body, 2.5D cured display and 8 mega-pixel rear camera.

Keeping the cost this low means a few hardware casualties, and in this case the HT3 only packs 1GB RAM, 8GB memory and 3G data support.

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What we find most interesting about phones like the HT3 is what they represent for the future. If in early 2016 we are getting phones with this spec, will 2GB RAM, octacore, LTE device get similar prices later in the year?

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10 Comments

  1. balcobomber25
    January 7, 2016

    For under $60 there really isn’t much to complain about, although people still will here. It looks great and it has very good specs for the price.

  2. realjjj
    January 7, 2016

    8 cores won’t go this low but quad A53 maybe. RAM is still too costly to get 2GB in 50$ phones and will remain so. 16GB NAND would be easy to do later on since the price diff is minimal.
    The thing to watch are screens , 1080p will reach new lows.

  3. balcobomber25
    January 7, 2016

    For under $60 there really isn’t much to complain about, although people still will here. It looks great and it has very good specs for the price.

  4. realjjj
    January 7, 2016

    8 cores won’t go this low but quad A53 maybe. RAM is still too costly to get 2GB in 50$ phones and will remain so. 16GB NAND would be easy to do later on since the price diff is minimal.
    The thing to watch are screens , 1080p will reach new lows.

  5. dh33r4j
    January 7, 2016

    Yes, it will come down. 2GB RAM is the standard

  6. dh33r4j
    January 8, 2016

    Yes, it will come down. 2GB RAM is the standard for budget phones. And as usual, price will drop for the parts. So will the price of 16GB flash. Moreover, memory won’t be an issue as Marshmallow allows SD card storage expansion to be used as internal storage. 720P on my old Samsung Note 3 Neo still is one of the best displays I’ve seen. It’s not the pixel density that matters, the 2K display on the Motorola Nexus 6 wasn’t noticably better than the 720P on the Note 3 Neo. It’s the technology that matters. 720P is good enough for upto 5.5 inches. The 2K display on the Samsung S6 isn’t better BECAUSE it’s 2K. It’s better because of the technology that went into making it. Had they used the same with 1080P or even 720P, it would look as good.

  7. Seven-pr
    January 8, 2016

    Never Never Never expect to use a very low price, buy a high-profile high-quality phone, because you may only concern a few places they focus publicity, but ignored the other aspects, like the ROme uMI, as the same 2.0L engine cars, Mercedes-Benz will be much more expensive than the Honda.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPpOO1S5yNM

  8. Kieslowski
    January 8, 2016

    Never Never Never expect to use a very low price, buy a high-profile high-quality phone, because you may only concern a few places they focus publicity, but ignored the other aspects, like the ROme uMI, as the same 2.0L engine cars, Mercedes-Benz will be much more expensive than the Honda.https:/

  9. xplorr
    January 8, 2016

    The design is great, the specs are not. I would be prepared to pay 30$ more for an octacore 4G version with 2GB/16GB. Please HomTom bring out an HT4 with these specs for 86$.

  10. xplorr
    January 8, 2016

    The design is great, the specs are not. I would be prepared to pay 30$ more for an octacore 4G version with 2GB/16GB. Please HomTom bring out an HT4 with these specs for 86$.