I recently surveyed the Pro-version Homtom HT7 smartphone. This model turned out quite good for the money. And now, my hands got Homtom HT3 Pro, which is an improved version HT3. Its cost to $ 20-30 above the normal version, as in the case of HT7 Pro. Let’s see how things are going with this smartphone.
Equipment Homtom HT3 Pro
Homtom HT3 Pro comes in a simple cardboard box with solid silver brand logo. On the reverse side of the box is placed a sticker with smartphone features. The complete unit itself, 1A charger, USB-cable and manual. Manufacturer protective film on the phone screen, and on top of it with the factory logo.
Assembling and appearance Homtom HT3 Pro
The assembly is good, the body is made of plastic. The appearance of the smartphone remains unchanged and I like it. Dimensions for the large 5-inch device, but it has rounded edges. Behind the camera is located, single flash and the manufacturer’s logo. The front panel has touch-sensitive buttons are not illuminated but on top of present events indicator. Also located there is a front facing camera, ambient light sensors, and proximity. On the right side there is nothing, and on the left – the volume buttons and the power button. This is inconvenient if you’re using your smartphone with your right hand. Headset jack located on the top and bottom are the microphone, a speaker, and a recessed jack Micro-USB.
Screen Homtom HT3 Pro
Even I surprised, but the display was just great! Its parameters: 5 inches, IPS, resolution 720h1280 pixels. Viewing angles for maximum display with an air gap. He did not fade at any angle, the color white is not yellow. Display juicy, bright, the sun is behaving normally. It is possible to change the color using MiraVision technology. Auto Brightness is working fine. The sensor is placed much higher quality, even at 5 touches – no complaints to him. Homtom HT3 Pro clearly outperforms HT7 Pro in terms of display and sensor.
Performance and memory Homtom HT3 Pro
Compared with the normal version is in use by another processor, namely MediaTek MT6735P (4 1GHz cores). For performance, it is similar to MT6580, but there is support for LTE networks. Doubled Memory: 2GB RAM is now constant – 16GB, which is not bad for this price category. There is a separate memory card slot. Here at Homtom HT3 Pro everything is fine. benchmark results are shown below.
Wireless communications Homtom HT3 Pro
Communication in order. The interlocutor will hear you well, and you – it. Wi-Fi catches well. Bluetooth version 4.0. The smartphone supports GPS, A-GPS. At cold start HT3 Pro is connected to the satellites within a few minutes, and then it happens almost instantly.
Battery Homtom HT3 Pro
The manufacturer says that the battery capacity is 3000 mAh, but in reality, it is 2800 mAh. removable battery. The charge holds up well, with an average load it should be enough for two days of use, as processor economical with low frequency.
Camera Homtom HT3 Pro
The cameras in Homtom HT3 Pro built quite a normal for state employees. Resolution main camera is 8 megapixels (interpolated to 13 megapixels). Resolution front camera is left – a 2 megapixel (interpolated up to 5 megapixels). The flash is rather weak. The front camera has a function of Beauty. Examples of images Main camera.
Firmware Homtom HT3 Pro
The firmware I liked. It is updated over the air, already has a Google service does not sin Chinese software unlike some of the big-name manufacturers. Application menu combined with a work desk. The smartphone has a bunch of the brand – they are even more than in HT7 Pro. Wallpapers also abound. Present Smart Wake function (for example, makes it possible to switch tracks with a locked screen, or unlock it without pressing the power button).
Results Homtom HT3 Pro
For an additional US $ 20-30 Homtom offers an excellent upgrade their HT3 model. Changes underwent processor, RAM and internal memory, touch screen, main camera. As it turned out, it is even better than HT7 Pro.
Pros Homtom HT3 Pro:
The battery, with a removable
Number of RAM and internal memory
Availability Event indicator
Cons Homtom HT3 Pro:
- Recessed connector Micro-USB
- the power button and volume are located on the left