TCL Technology, the Chinese tech giant is a well-known player in the television market. The company also manufactures smartphones which are for sale in the European and US markets.
TCL recently showcased their next 5G smartphones at CES 2022: TCL 30 XE and TCL 30V. Both smartphones offer mid-range specs and are available at an affordable price point.
Today we have full specs and pricing info about other TCL 30 Series devices, which are yet to be launched: TCL 30E, TCL 30 SE, TCL 30 and TCL 30+. The renders of these phones have been leaked earlier by Evan Blass on his Twitter handle, however the specs and pricing was unknown, yet! So let’s dig into the specs and pricing of the phones.
TCL 30E and TCL 30 SE specs
TCL 30E and TCL 30SE are budget oriented phones sharing similar specs. The devices will offer a 6.52-inch LCD mini notch display with HD+ (700×1600) resolution. Other screen specs are – 89% screen to body ratio with a 20:9 screen aspect ratio, 268PPI and 400nits of max brightness.
TCL 30E and TCL 30 SE will pack the MediaTek Helio G25 processor with 3GB or 4GB LPDDR4X RAM paired with 64GB/128GB eMMC storage. The phones will boot Android 12 with TCL UI.
Behind, the phones have a 50MP Main camera with 1/2.8″ sensor size, 0.64 pixel size, F/1.85 aperture and 74.4º FOV. The secondary sensor will be a 2MP Depth lens with 1/5″ sensor size, 1.12 pixel size, F/2.4 aperture and 87.3º Angle of view. TCL 30 SE will include an additional 2MP Macro camera with 1/5” sensor size, 1.12μm pixel size, F/2.4 aperture and 88.8° field of view.
For selfies TCL 30E will use a 5MP lens with 1/5″ sensor size, 1.12 pixel size, F/2.2 aperture and 76º angle of view. Whereas in TCL 30 SE there will be an 8MP lens with 1/4″ sensor size, 1.12 μm pixel size, F/2.0 aperture and 78° field of view
Some photography features included are Bokeh, HDR, Panorama, Face tracking and AI Scene modes. In both phones video recording will be capped at 1080P@30FPS, on both rear and front cameras.
The handsets will pack a 5000mAh battery which can be charged by the included 10W adapter over a USB-C port. For unlocking the phones, there is a fingerprint scanner located on rear side. The devices measure 165.2 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm and weigh 190 grams each.
Other specs include a 3.5mm audio jack, Micro SD slot, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and Wi-Fi Direct.
TCL 30 and TCL 30+ specs
TCL 30 and TCL 30+ also share similar specs with minor changes in the camera setup. The two phones will carry a 6.7-inch 60Hz AMOLED display with FHD+ (1080 x 2400) resolution. Both displays have a 20:9 screen aspect ratio, 91% screen to body ratio, and 395PPI.
Under the hood, the phones will sport the MediaTek Helio G37 processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB/ 128GB eMMC storage. On the software side, these phones will boot Android 12 with TCL UI.
Coming to optics, the devices will carry a 50MP Main lens with 1/2.76” sensor size, 0.64μm pixel size, F/1.85 aperture, 74.4 degree FOV. A 2MP Macro camera with 1/5” sensor size, 1.75μm pixel size, F/2.4 aperture, and 88.8° field of view. Lastly, a 2MP Depth camera with 1/5” sensor size, 1.75μm pixel size, F/2.4 aperture, and 85° field of view.
For selfies, the TCL 30 will offer a 8MP lens with 1/3” sensor size, 1.12 μm pixel size, F/2.2 aperture, and 79.8 FOV. On the other hand, TCL 30+ will use a 13MP lens.
Some photography modes included are, Night portrait mode, Gesture control, AI 2.0 scene detection, Filters, HDR, face detection, Movie mode, Auto capture, Beauty Mode and Group Selfie. Video recording is capped at 1080P@30FPS on both phones.
The handsets will pack a 5000mAh battery which can be charged by the included 18W adapter over a USB-C port.
For authentication, the phones will use a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The devices measure 166.54 x 75.24 x 7.74 mm and weigh 185 grams.
Other specs include a Micro SD card slot, a 3.5mm audio jack, Dual speakers, Dual microphones, Wi-Fi Direct, and Wi-Fi Display.
TCL 30 Series Prices and Color options
All TCL 30 Series models will be available in Black and other Color options and here’s how much the phones will cost:
-TCL 30E, 3GB+64GB: EUR 149
-TCL 30 SE, 4GB+128GB: EUR 165
-TCL 30, 4GB+64GB: EUR 179
-TCL 30+, 4GB+128GB: EUR 199