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7.4/10
Informr score
The TCL 20 Pro 5G currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 27 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
6.67"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Ausdroid

While it’s not a consumable device you throw away when it breaks, it’s far from the $1,800 plus for the Samsung flagships. While it’s not got the big name or selling points, boy does this deliver a great experience to users far beyond what you would expect from the financial outlay. Some users will...

- Phil Tann, Ausdroid
Phandroid

The phone does have its flaws, but so do most other $500 smartphones. The difference here is what TCL has given this device. With wireless charging, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a glass, and metal body, and 256GB of storage, you’re definitely getting your money’s worth when compared to the Samsung Galaxy...

- Nick Gray, Phandroid
Wired

A budget smartphone with four years of software support was a pipe dream in 2020, but it's reality now. The TCL 20 Pro 5G isn't a bad pick, but phones like the Pixel 4A 5G and Galaxy A52 5G will stay secure and get new features for longer. Plus, they have more robust 5G connectivity. I'm hoping TCL'...

- Julian Chokkattu, Wired
ZDNet

Beyond the beauty, this phone features a lot of great technology to help you get work done, protect your eyes from display fatigue, and keep you connected with 5G technology.

- Matthew Miller, ZDNet
Laptop Mag

The TCL 20 Pro 5G is a solid mid-range option that outshines the competition on build quality and design, but at $499, it may struggle to find a place in the market.

- Sean Riley, Laptop Mag


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Common Questions


TCL 20 Pro 5G prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. TCL's suggested retail price is $499.99. You can compare 20 Pro 5G prices from around the web here on The Informr.


TCL backs up the 20 Pro 5G with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your 20 Pro 5G has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact TCL support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find TCL's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.67"

The TCL 20 Pro 5G's screen size is 6.67 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 11 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 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
256 GB

Internal memory is 256 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4500 mAh battery.

20 Pro 5G Specs

Overview
Release date April 14, 2021
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 256 GB
RAM 6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Glass
Colors Marine Blue, Moondust Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.42 x 7.3 x 0.877 cm (6.5 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 190 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density 394 pixels
Size 6.67 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 No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.4, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.2, Macro), 4th camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Depth)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
32+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.45
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, ASF, AVI, DivX, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD
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 Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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