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TCL’s first 5G phone for the US is the $400 TCL 10 5G UW

TCL launched a set of mid-range smartphones under the TCL 10 brand earlier this year, but at the time the company said its first 5G smartphone would only be available in select markets. This week the United States becomes one of those markets. The TCL 10 5G UW will be available from Verizon October 29th […]

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TCL NXTPAPER is a paper-like color displays for tablets

Color E Ink devices are starting to arrive, bringing many of the benefits of ePaper displays to eReaders that can display color graphics for digital magazines, comics, books, and other apps. But they tend to have a limited color palette, slow screen refresh rate, and reduced pixel density when displaying color. TCL has an alternate […]

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TCL 10 Pro goes on sale May 19 for $450 (and TCL 10L for $250)

TCL has been making smartphones for years… but until recently the company sold them under brand names including BlackBerry and Alcatel. Earlier this year the company introduced a line of TCL-branded phones and next week they go on sale in the United States. The TCL 10 Pro is a $450 smartphone with a 6.47 inch display, a […]

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TCL launches its 10-series smartphones with prices ranging from $250 to $500

After spending the past few years manufacturing phones sold under the BlackBerry and Alcatel brands, TCL is launching a line of smartphones under its own name. They all have quad cameras, big screens, and price tags below the $500 mark. They also all have headphone jacks and microSD card readers. The TCL 10 Pro is a […]

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TCL pulls the plug on BlackBerry smartphones

BlackBerry hasn’t actually made any smartphones in years. The BlackBerry KeyOne and Key2? Those were both made by TCL. Now BlackBerry has announced its partnership with TCL is ending.  That means that after August 31st, 2020 there probably won’t be any new BlackBerry-branded smartphones unless the company can find another hardware partner. While BlackBerry was an […]

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TCL 10 Pro, TCL 10L,and TCL 10 5G smartphones coming soon for under $500

While TCL may not be the first company you think of when it comes to smartphones, the Chinese electronics company has actually been making phones for years… most recent BlackBerry, Alcatel, and even Palm smartphones are actually made by TCL. This year the company plans to sell phones under its own brand name — starting […]