HomTom 9 Plus Review: 4G Phablet with 4 GB RAM, dual camera and 4050 mAh battery
It is obvious that the fashion trend headed by Xiaomi Mi Mix, pushes the handset manufacturers in China, to repeat in the same form their devices. That’s the company HomTom introduced its new budget smartphone HomTom 9 Plus, which is made in this trend in the format of 18: 9. HomTom S9 Plus is an attractive smartphone, looks great, with an impressive panel, a thin metal frame and a glass on the back with quality trim.
HomTom 9 Plus: Specification
HomTom 9 Plus: Design
Smartphone 9 Plus is made in 18: 9 format, with the screen occupying almost the entire front of the mobile phone, describing it as a smartphone without wallpaper.
Thanks to this format and narrow frames, the smartphone comfortably lies in the hand and they can even be used with one hand. The body is made of plastic on a metal frame, which gives it a glossy section. Available in 3 colors: black, blue, silver.
Above the screen is placed from left to right – a light sensor/proximity sensor, a speaker and a LED indicator, but there is no place for the front camera. She was moved down, places to the left of the button “Home”. The phone has dimensions – height 158,8 mm, width 74,5 mm, thickness 8.2 mm and weight – 207 grams.
HomTom 9 Plus: Screen
The smartphone has a 6-inch IPS screen, with a resolution of (HD+) 1440 x 720 pixels and a density of 268 pixels per inch. The screen is protected by a curved 2.5D-glass, which gives it bonus points of appearance. The resolution of the screen is rather modest and the image is not clear enough, but this has a positive impact on increasing battery autonomy. Other screen features multitouch, capacitive, with 16 million colors and HD+.
HomTom 9 Plus: Performance
The device runs on the eight-core MediaTek MT6750T processor with four cores of Cortex-A53 with a frequency of 1.0 GHz and four cores of Cortex-A53 operating at a maximum frequency of 1.5 GHz. For graphics meets the graphics accelerator Mali-T860 MP2. The processor is budget and therefore does not have a high performance, although for heavy applications its capabilities, coupled with 4 GB of RAM is still enough. In terms of storage capacity, HomTom S9 Plus is based on 64 GB in the base version, but there is also a microSD port, thanks to which the user can expand the memory to 128 GB. As the operating system is Android 7.0.
HomTom 9 Plus: Camera
The photographic section of the smartphone 9 Plus has the resolution of the main camera modules at 16 Mp and 5 Mp achieved by interpolation from 13 Mp and 2 Mp respectively. This camera comes in any case with an aperture of F2.0 with autofocus, HDR mode, and Bokeh, which confirms that HomTom coped well with this. The front camera has a resolution of 8 megapixels, but can also use interpolation, which can effectively manage up to 13 megapixels. We have an F2.2 aperture and Beauty Effect option to make sure Homie S9 Plus selfie will be pretty good quality. HomTom S9 Plus justifies the budgetary approach and in price: such equipment can hardly be offered by competitors, such simply is not present at present.
HomTom 9 Plus: Battery
The Smartphone 9 Plus has a 4050 mAh battery with a quick charge function. Considering the budgetary stuffing of the smartphone, autonomous work is 2-3 days in normal mode and 7-8 hours in the active video.
HomTom 9 Plus: Price
The new HomTom S9 Plus is currently available for preorder at Gearbest for $ 179.99.