Homtom is one of the Chinese smartphone manufacturers that is based on manufacturing budget smartphones with a massive battery. However, some of their phones come with a fingerprint scanner while others do not. Below in this post, we will be looking at cheap Homtom smartphones that you can buy under $100 this year.
1. HomTom HT16S
The HomTom HT16S lacks a fingerprint scanner. However, it comes with a beautiful body that has a rear camera of 5 MP and 2 MP on the front. It has a standard screen size of 5 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.
The phone is also equipped with Mediatek MT6580A chipset paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB inbuilt storage. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on Go Edition, and it features a 3000 mAh non-removable battery. There is a Face ID as a security feature since it lacks a fingerprint scanner.
2. Homtom C8
The Homtom C8 is still one of the best smartphones from Homtom that comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and also a rear combo camera. The camera includes a 13 MP with another 2 MP sensor and then a front camera of 8 MP fr selfies.
It has a screen display size of 5.5 inches with 640 x 1280 pixels. The Homtom C8 runs on 360 OS based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Mediatek MT6739 (32 nm) chipset. The inbuilt storage on the phone is 16GB with 2GB RAM and its expandable. The phone maintains the same nonremovable battery of 3000 mAh on the HomTom HT16s.
3. HomTom C13
The HomTom C13 is a portable smartphone that has some bezel both on the top and bottom of the screen. This phone is for the novice as it comes with a screen size of 5 inches and runs on Android Go Edition.
It features a rear combo camera of 8 + 2 -megapixel and a front camera of 5 MP for selfies. It has an inbuilt storage of 8GB and 1GB RAM. The battery on the device is 2750 mAh nonremovable.
4. HomTom R17
The HomTom R17 is also a budget smartphone that sells under $100. The phone lacks a fingerprint scanner but comes with a bigger screen size of 5.72 inches that has 640 x 1280 pixels resolution. It has a dual rear camera of 2 + 2 -megapixel and a front camera of 2 MP for selfies.
On the inside, it has Mediatek MT6580A chipset and sadly runs on old Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). The inbuilt storage is below average as the 4GB storage, and 1GB RAM will hardly run any game successful. You can use the slot to expand the storage. There is a nonremovable battery of 2200 mAh on the device.
5. HomTom C1
The HomTom C1 sells under $80, and it comes with a fingerprint scanner and also a combo rear camera setup. The camera consists of 8 + 2 -megapixel and 5 MP on the front.
It has a screen size of 5.5 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It comes with Mediatek MT6580A chipset that has 16GB inbuilt storage and 1GB RAM. There is a nonremovable battery of 3000 mAh and Face ID as added security features.
Just as mentioned above, these are not only HomTom phones but smartphones that sell under $100. Some of them come with a fingerprint scanner and Face ID. The Homtom C8 will be my pick. The phone has a bigger screen, combo rear camera, Face ID coupled with the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.