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HomTom R17

HomTom R17
Brand: HomTom
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.72 inch 640 x 1280 pixels FullView display
  • Camera 2+2 MP Back / 2 MP front
  • Storage 4 GB
  • RAM 1 GB
  • CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6580A
  • OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

HomTom R17 Highlights and Overview

The HomTom R17 is a very basic Android smartphone from HomTom. The appearance of the gadget is one of its main selling point. The back of the smartphone is made to provide pleasant grip, while maintaining basic Android features and specifications.

The display on the HomTom R17 is a 5.72 inches display with 640 x 1280 pixels HD+ resolution. It has a good brightness and contrast. Also, the gadget has a multi-touch screen, supporting only two fingers.

Specifications runs on a MediaTek MT6580 processor and has 1 GB of RAM. The device has only 4GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via SD card.

At the back, the device has a dual rear cameras, comprising of 2 + 2-megapixel, and another 2 MP front-mounted camera, with a single LED flash on both sides.

Not quite an ideal battery with a capacity of 2200 mAh, even with the most active use, will be able to ensure the operation of the gadget for a long time for 7-8 hours. The full specifications and silent features of the HomTom R17 is contained in the table below. 

HomTom R17 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network Bands No support for 4G LTE network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps


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Dimensions 154 x 75 x 7.7 mm (5.66 x 2.85 x 0.37 in)
Weight 163 g (6.02 oz)
Build Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.72 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 640 x 1280 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~242 ppi density)


Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Mediatek MT6580A
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
GPU Mali-400MP2


Card Slot Yes, up to 32 GB via microSD card


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 2 + 2 -megapixel main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Digital zoom
Video Resolution 720@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 2-megapixel
Camera Features Face Unlock,
Face Beauty
Video Resolution 720p


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below the display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 39 hours
Stand-by Up to 450 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

HomTom R17 User Reviews and Opinions


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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.