Homtom S88 Review: Featuring a Punch Hole And Large Screen Size


The Homtom S88 is an amazing looking smartphone that was launched at the MWC this year. The phone features a punch hole selfies snapper which has been the recent trending. Other features are the smooth panel offering a combo cameras with a fingerprint scanner and others. It also has ample RAM with a generous internal memory.

Homtom S88 Key Features And Specs

  • Display: 6.23 inches FHD+, 1080 x 2240 Pixels and 399 PPI
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763
  • Memory: 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage
  • Camera: 16MP + 2MP Rear and 8MP Front Camera
  • Battery: 3500 Nonremovable

Design And Display

The Homtom S88 features a beautiful body that is built with a combination of metal and plastic. The handset is shipped in Black, and Blue colors. The exciting feature is the sleek body that has a smooth panel where both the LED flash, dual cameras, and the fingerprint sensor are located.

On the front, the Homtom S88 offers a large screen display size of 6.23 inches FHD+ under IPS capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2240 Pixels and 399 PPI density.
It packs 18:9 Aspect Ratio with a 2.5D curved glass and display protection as well.


The punch hole on the front house a front facing camera of 8 Megapixels with Face Unlock.
The main camera set-up features a dual camera of 16 Megapixels + 2 Megapixels which has the ability to shoot 1080p video resolution at 30 seconds per frame. Other features of the main camera include Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure, compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Macro mode, Panorama, Scene Mode, Self-timer, Touch focus and it’s also paired with a dual LED flash for low light photos.

Hardware And Software

The Homtom S88 has a MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763 chipset which has an octa-core processor that clocked at a maximum speed of 2.5GHz paired with ARM Mali-G71 MP2 for graphics. It has a 4GB RAM with internal memory of 64GB which is expandable via micro SD card up to 256GB. The sensors on the phone are Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor, Compass Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, and Gyroscope. The Homtom S88 is powered by Android 9.0 Pie operating system with a nonremovable battery capacity of 3500 mAh while has no support for fast charging. Other features on the phone include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct and Type-C USBv2.0 With OTG.

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Homtom S88 General Specifications


SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Color Shades Black, Blue


Back Camera (Main) 16 Megapixels + 2 Megapixels
Selfie Camera (Front) 8 Megapixels with Face unlock
Camera Features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Macro mode, Panorama, Scene Mode
Self-timer, Touch focus


OS Android 9.0 Pie
CPU Octa-Core 4 x 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53 + 4 x 1.65GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Chipset MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763
GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2, 770 MHz, 2-Cores


Technology IPS capacitive touchscreen
Display Size 6.23 inches FHD+ (~% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2240 Pixels (~399 ppi density)


Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Card slot microSD Card, (Yes)


Capacity Nonremovable Li-Poly 3500 mAh battery


2G Band GSM : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Band W-CDMA : 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
4G Band LTE :1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
Radio Yes
GPS Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS
USB Type-C USBv2.0 With OTG


Sensors Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Compass, Fingerprint
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Games Built-in + Downloadable
Torch Yes
MISC Active Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer


Homtom S88 Price And Availability

The Homtom S88 pricing is not yet available. However, the phone is expected to sell at a price of $119.

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