The first virtual-event of the CES 2021 has started and TCL, which is popular as a Smart TV brand, begins its year with a bang. The company has launched the successors of the TCL 10 series from last year. These new smartphones will comprise of the TCL 20 SE, TCL 20 5G, TCL 20 Pro 5G, TCL 20L, and TCL 20S.
Among these, the company is currently launching two devices – TCL 20 5G and TCL 20 SE.
TCL 20 SE
The TCL 20 SE is said to be a great phone for entertainment, due to the presence of its big 6.82-inch LCD, although it only offers HD+ resolution. There’s a small waterdrop notch on the top with an 8MP selfie camera tucked inside.
Under the hood, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 460 chipset, 4/64 GB memory, plus a microSD slot for up to 256GB more. The setup on the back includes a 16MP main and 5MP ultrawide-angle cameras as well as a couple of 2MP auxiliary units.
The TCL 20 SE is fueled by a 5,000mAh power cell that supports up to 18W fast charging, although you only get a 10W adapter in the box. It comes with Android 11 offers FM Radio, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C, and NFC.
TCL 20 SE Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
- Announced: 2021, January 11
- Status: Exp. release 2021, January
- Dimensions: 172.08 x 77.14 x 9.1 mm
- Weight: 206 g
- Colors: Aurora Green, Nuit Black
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: LCD
- Size: 6.82 inches, 112.3 cm2
- Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~257 ppi density)
- Android 11, TCL UI
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240 & 4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- RAM: 4GB
- Internal Storage: 64GB, 128GB
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Main Camera: Quad
- 48MP, f/2.0 or 16 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
- 5 MP, f/2.2, 115° (ultrawide), 1.12µm
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 13MP, f/2.2 or 8 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Radio: FM Radio
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- NFC: Yes
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 18W
Price and Availability
The TCL 20 SE comes in Aurora Green and Nuit Black with a price tag of USD149 and will be available in markets before the end of January.