Homtom C8
Homtom C8

The HomTom C8 is called a Twilight mobile smartphone. It was released in the early days of November 2018. What strikes us is that this smartphone has extraordinary and superb highlights with the most recent innovation camera setup.

However, there are areas not so great in the device. One of these is the storage. Other areas such as battery life are to be regarded as moderate. But this device comes with wireless charging capacity.

In this review, we are going to examine HomTom C8 performance, design, display camera, network, price, and other features.

Design and Display HomTom C8

Body design materials in the device are mainly plastic and metal. The shape of the smartphone is bar, but its weight and dimensions are not specified. It is not water resistant but it has fingerprint sensor. HomTom C8 comes in black and blue colors.

Display type is IPS LCD capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. The screen size is 5.5 inches. Moreover, the pixels resolution is 1280 x 640, pixel density is 268 ppi, and aspect ratio is 18:9. Another screen feature is 2.5D curved glass.

Camera Features

At the camera department, there is dual lens to the rear of HomTom C8. One is 13 MP and the other 2 MP. These come with LED flash. At the front, the secondary selfie camera is 8 MP that comes with face recognition feature.

Essentially, the video performance in the cameras is 720p@30fps. Camera features include geotagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto focus, HDR, time lapse, and more.

HomTom C8 Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.1 Oreo Go Edition is primary software in the device. We trust this can upgrade to the latest Android soon. However, the operating system is supported by MediaTek MT6739V, process technology 28nm, and 64-bit architecture. Furthermore, the CPU is 1.3 GHz Quad core Cortex A53, and GPU is PowerVR GE8100 450 MHz. These make multi-tasking on HomTom C8 a breeze.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

For memory sakes, 2GB of RAM was provided. It cannot be expanded but the internal storage 16GB of ROM can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card. Sensors in the mobile phone include accelerometer, proximity, light, and fingerprint.

Network and Connectivity Options

There are 2G, 3G, and 4G internet networks made available in the device. Supported networks are GSM, HSPA, and LTE. To spice things up, there is also provision for two Nano SIM card slots, dual standby.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, Micro USB 2.0 with OTG, and headphone jack. There is no HDMI, NFC, or infrared in the HomTom C8.

Battery Life

Powering the device is the Li-Ion 3000 mAh non-removable battery that offers no wireless charging or fast charging option. Talk time is up to 23 hours, and standby time is up 400 hours.

Price and Availability of HomTom C8

The price of the device is about $70 USD. Considering that price differs from store to store, we cannot assure you of the best price you can get out there. As for availability, the device has been officially released in the month of November 2018 and is readily available for purchase.

HomTom C8 Full Specification


  • Device Type


  • Model

HomTom C8

  • Announced


  • Released


  • Status



  • Type


  • Dimensions

  • Weight

  • Colors


  • Waterproof
  • Fingerprint
  • Face Recognition


  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power, Fingerprint

  • Device Security

Fingerprint, Face, Pin, Pattern, Password, Slide

  • Features

-Plastic + Metal body
-Fingerprint scanner (rear mounted)


  • Display Type

IPS LCD, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size


  • Secondary Display


  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~268 PPI

  • Resolution

1280 x 640 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection
  • Features

-18:9 aspect ratio
-2.5D curved glass


  • Supported Network


  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

  • 3G Network

HSPA 900/ 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network

LTE 800/ 850/ 900/ 1800/ 2100/ 2600 MHz
LTE TDD 2300 MHz

  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim
  • Dual SIM

Yes, Dual stand by


  • Chipset

MediaTek MT6739V, 28nm, 64 bit

  • CPU

1.3GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53

  • GPU

PowerVR GE8100, 450 MHz

  • RAM (Memory)

2 GB, 667 MHz

  • Internal Storage

16 GB

  • Card Slot

Upto 128 GB (micro SD)

  • Dedicated slot

No data

  • Sensors



  • Operating System

Android OS v8.1 Oreo

  • Java Support
  • Youtube
  • Facebook


  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS
  • Email


  • IM


  • Primary

13 MP + 2 MP

  • Flash


  • Front

8 MP, Face Recognotion

  • Front Flash


  • Video


  • Camera Features

Touch focus
Face detection


  • Bluetooth

Yes, v4.0, A2DP, LE

  • Infrared  No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS

  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging


  • Headphone Jack
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Micro USB 2.0 with OTG


  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Speed

42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA); LTE 150/ 50 Mbps

  • Web Browser



  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio


  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker



  • Battery Type

Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)

  • Capacity


  • Placement


  • Talk Time

Up to 23 hrs

  • Standby

Up to 400 hrs


  • Features
  1. Document viewer
    2. Photo and video editor


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