The TCL 10 5G is an upper mid-range smartphone with great display size and also a fast 5G network. The handset packs a sizeable screen size of 6.53 inches, an impressive 64 MP quad cameras, and a generous 128GB inbuilt storage.
TCL 10 5G Key Specs & Features
- 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Android 10, TCL UI
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The TCL 10 5G parades a premium-looking body that brings in an ultramodern chrome gradient. It has symmetrical details and a rounded 3D glossy glass panel that provides a premium visual and tactile experience.
It measures 163.7 x 76.6 x 9 mm in dimensions and weighs 210 g. The handset offers one of the best display screens with some features as well.
It offers a 6.53-inch FHD+ Dotch display with a 91% screen-to-body ratio. There is also a durable glass screen that gives the device sleek protection against scratches and drops.
The TCL 10 5G is optimized for viewing in any lighting conditions with an array of viewing modes such as Adaptive Tone, Reading Mode, and Eye Comfort Mode.
On the camera, the TLC 10 5G has a 64MP AI quad-camera paired with an LED flash and it automatically captures three times brighter photos in extreme low-light scenarios.
You can also take perfect shots even in the dark making use of the Super Night Mode features. You can also record videos in maximum detail with high-resolution 4K video.
Other snappers on the phone include an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide angle camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. The selfies camera is 16 MP.
Hardware and Software
Matching the arrangement of the cameras is a Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G chipset that is based on 7nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor with a clocking speed of 2.4 GHz and Adreno 620 graphics card.
It has 6GB RAM for high-speed processing and also for multitasking. The inbuilt memory of 128GB can hold up to 5,000 ultra high-res photos giving you enough space to store up your files.
Battery and Network
The non-removable battery of 4500 mAh promise to go all day in a single charged. It also has Quick Charging 3.0 fast charging and on-the-go reverse charging.
The device comes with an increased data bandwidth and reliability all thanks to its stand-alone (SA) and non-stand-alone (NSA) 5G networks. Its 5G connectivity gives you five times faster download speeds up to 2.3Gbps and uploads speeds up to 200Mbps.
Other features on the TCL 10 5G are NFC, Super Bluetooth, Bluetooth 5.0, Smart Key, audio jack, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Meanwhile, it runs on Android 10 OS out of the box.
TCL 10 5G Price and Availability
The TCL 10 5G will sell for €399 in Europe and £399 in the UK. In Nigeria, it will cost about 210,000 Naira, around 65,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 3,500 Ghs in Ghana.
You can buy the device in Chrome Blue, and Mercury Gray color.
TCL 10 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the TCL 10 5G:
- Platform: Android 10, TCL UI
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm), Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: 128GB
- Dimension: 163.7 x 76.6 x 9 mm
- Weight: 210 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM or Hybrid Dual SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – T790Y
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 2100 – T790H
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41 – T790Y
- 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 8, 28, 77, 78 SA/NSA – T790Y
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 4500 mAh, Non-Removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, Fast Charging 18W