7.2/10
Informr score
The TCL 10L currently has an Informr score of 7.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 15 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
6.53"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


TechRadar

The TCL 10L is a good all-around phone at a budget price, with a well-rounded camera array that can take respectable photos. The screen is great for playing media, and the speaker sound isn’t bad, either, making it a great handset for watching shows or gaming. While there are some performance hiccup...

- David Lumb, TechRadar
Phandroid

If TCL can fix the software stuttering, then the 10L would be a fantastic value, coming in at just $250. But for now, you’re better off picking up the Pixel 4a.

- Andrew, Phandroid
Techaeris

The budget smartphone market is hot right now. There are a lot of great devices on the market and the TCL 10L is entering a really hot arena. The TCL 10L is certainly a handset to consider if you’re looking in this price range.

- Alex Hernandez, Techaeris
G Style Magazine

The 10L has a nice solid build, huge battery and decent processing power. Its display is not bad, and it being unlocked allows it to work with multiple carriers. There are some things that could be better but given how much it cost it is a nice addition to this tier of devices.

- Jason Million, G Style Magazine
Android Headlines

So this TCL device could easily be one of the best budget smartphones on the market. In terms of display quality, it already is. Yet the TCL 10L only costs around $250. If acceptable performance, camera experience, and battery life or charging are good enough. And if you happen to be looking for the...

- Daniel Golightly, Android Headlines


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Screen Size
6.53"

The TCL 10L's screen size is 6.53 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Octa Core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. An external, MicroSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. TCL's performance ratings are 1500 minutes.

TCL 10L Specs

Overview
Release date April 6, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/850/900/1700 /1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, LTE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Octa Core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
RAM 6 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1500 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 24.7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors White, Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.22 x 7.65 x 0.84 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 187 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 395 pixels
Size 6.53 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs aptX, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications Unknown
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, ISO, Multi-shot, HDR, AI quad-camera system, 2nd camera feature (8MP, f/2.2, ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, macro), 4th camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, depth)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
16+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
F/2.2, Fixed focus, LCD flash, Face Beautification (photos), Portrait Mode
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): TCL 10 Lite

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