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TCL 20 R 5G

Specifications

TCL 20 R 5G
TCL 20 R 5G (20 Series)
Processor
MediaTek Dimensity 700 8 x 2 - 2.2 GHz, Cortex-A76 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
6.52 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 269 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
64GB / 128GB
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9 x 164.3 x 75 ( = 0.35 x 6.47 x 2.95 in)
Battery
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Triple: 13MP (f/2.2, 27mm, 1.12µm) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0, 26mm, 1.12µm
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
186 g ( = 6.56 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: 84% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the TCL 20 R 5G

TCL 20 R5G review – under $350? O.M.5G!
Source: Ausdroid English
The TCL 20 R5G has some good features at a low price point, and it gives users a financially accessible option to access the new 5G network. These include great battery life, an excellent screen and functions really smoothly. If you aren’t in the market for a cutting edge flashy phone but still want the functionalities of one, then this phone is worth a look. You’ll be able to pick up the TCL 20 R5G from Harvey Norman, Vodafone, Officeworks & Mobileciti.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/08/2021
80% TCL 20R 5G – a good honest 5G smartphone at $349 (review)
Source: Gadgetguy English
TCL is a latecomer to the Australian smartphone scene. It is hard to get shelf space, let alone visibility at the major retailers. This is a shame as the TCL 20R 5G at $349 exceeds all reasonable expectations. My only two concerns are battery life and 4/5G signal strength. On the battery life issue, it is about half that of similar MediaTek Dimensity 700 phones. A firmware update is needed to address that. On the signal strength – while it is typical of Dimensity 700 – it is strictly a city and suburbs phone with good transmission tower density.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2021
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 75% workmanship: 70%
88% TCL R20 5G – Review
Source: Cool Smartphone English
The R20 5G is a cracking phone that is well worth the money, and will be available through EE from October 29th Priced at £21 per month at £0 upfront with 4GB data, and available for general sale in the UK from November for £179. I really liked the form factor, and the screen is just a joy to look at, at times I thought it looked better than my £1200 S21 Ultra ( and lets be honest that’s where we spend most of our day). It does it have some faults, yes of course but these are mainly in the camera department, but I have a very early version of the device and I can see that these short comings can be addressed in further updates, it won’t be the phone for the absolute top end spec hunters. It is not intended to be for that market. Look back in the Coolsmartphone archives where Leigh reviewed the TCL 10 5G a midrange handset priced at over double the R20’s price, and this lower tier device scores higher. Would I recommend this phone to people yes I would, I know the lower tiers of the market is flooded with devices from all over the globe but the R20 5G is a handset worthy of a look if your in that market.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/21/2021
Rating: Total score: 88% display: 98% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
TCL 20 R Review, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
Hope you are already familiar with the 5G capability at the most affordable budget the TCL 20 R smartphone is one of them. Users will experience a different 5G speed that makes payment faster and more secure with an NFC feature. Not just the 5G or NFC facility, but the phone has some attractive features to get best-in-class performance in a low-budget section. Whether you like the brand or not, you’re sure to appreciate its approach to making an impact in the smartphone market. Whether the display or the chipset, even the battery fits perfectly in this model as well. If you look closely at each feature, this device simply creates a nightmare for other brands. The low RAM size may cause heating issues but this phone is suitable for lite mobile gaming. The phone meets all the criteria to suit all types of users. If you don’t like the brand or want to wait for its global launch, then checking out alternatives would be a great idea. At the same time, there are some remarkable smartphones available in the market. In our opinion, the Redmi Note 10T smartphone will be the best alternative to the TCL 20R 5g phone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2021
90% TCL 20 R 5G review – proof that quality and features don’t have to cost the earth
Source: Tech Guru Daily English
Just how good could a $350 smartphone be? When you’re talking about the TCL 20 R 5G – the answer to that question is very, very good actually. TCL is on a winner with the 20 R 5G which proves yet again that a quality smartphone with impressive features can be yours without the massive price tag.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

TCL 20 R 5G 128 GB. Pros y contras
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Support 5G; powerful processor; 128GB ROM; beautiful display. Negative: Poor display; slow 10W charging; mono speakers; combined slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/24/2022
75% Recensione TCL 20R 5G: una valida alternativa a 150€
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/10/2022
Rating: Total score: 75%
78% TCL 20 R 5G: budgetsmartphone met extra's
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2021
Rating: Total score: 78%
TCL 20 R 5G review: een lage prijs en 5G is ook niet alles
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Good price; support 5G; elegant design; nice performance. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2021
66% Test TCL 20 R 5G : le ticket d’entrée vers la 5G selon TCL
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/29/2021
Rating: Total score: 66%
TCL 20R 5G - áldozatos hálózatos
Source: MobilArena HU HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/18/2022
Rating: price: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%

Comment

ARM Mali-G57 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. Based on the Valhall architecture.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Dimensity 700: The Dimensity 700 is a fast mid-range SoC with an integrated 5G modem. It includes two fast ARM Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2.2 GHz and six power efficient Cortex-A55 cores at up to 2 GHz. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.52":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.186 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


79.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2021-10-14)