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TCL 20 R 5G
TCL 20 R 5G
TCL 20 R 5G
TCL 20 R 5G
TCL 20 R 5G
TCL 20 R 5G
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8.1/10
Informr score
The TCL 20 R 5G currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2.2 GHz
Processor
Processor
2.2 GHz
6.52"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.52"
13+ MP, f/2.2
Camera
Camera
13+ MP, f/2.2
4500 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

Strong battery life, decent performance, 5G and a nice display certainly make the inexpensive TCL 20R 5G a strong contender in the budget market but it has drawbacks to consider.

- Martyn Casserly, Tech Advisor
KnowTechie
KnowTechie

The TCL 20 R 5G is “just enough phone.” No, it’s not particularly interesting or novel, but it gets the fundamentals right. It’s a 5G phone for people who don’t want to sign up for a punishing 24-month contract or splash out on a more expensive mid-range handset.

- Matthew Hughes, KnowTechie
Finder
Finder

TCL's new low-cost 5G handset balances its feature set well, with decent performance and surprisingly good battery life. You'll need some patience to deal with its camera, but beyond that it's a great value phone.

- Alex Kidman, Finder
Ausdroid
Ausdroid

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...

- Jo Tann, Ausdroid
Gadget Guy
Gadget Guy

The TCL 20R 5G is a good, honest 5G phone that meets or exceeds our test paradigms for a $399 phone. It is all you need.

- Ray Shaw, Gadget Guy


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Common Questions


The 20 R 5G price 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. You can compare TCL 20 R 5G prices from around the web here on The Informr.


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


If your 20 R 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
6.52"

The TCL 20 R 5G's screen size is 6.52 inches with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.2 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/2.2 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 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. TCL's performance ratings are 2040 minutes.

20 R 5G Specs

Overview
Release Date October 31, 2021
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
RAM 4 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Macro), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Depth), HDR, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel Density 268 pixels
Size 6.52 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 90Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 600 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 2040 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Lazurite Blue, Granite Grey
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.43 x 7.5 x 0.899 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 186 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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