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TCL Plex (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Adreno 612
6 GB / 128 GB
6.53 inches (1080 x 2340 px)
48 + 16 + 2 MP, 8000 x 6000 px, autofocus

TCL announced the launch of the Plex smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the TCL Plex phone with 6.53 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The TCL Plex comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3820 mAh battery. The 6.53 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2340 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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TCL Plex specifications

BrandTCL
NamePlex
ModelPLEX
Release date2019

Body

The weight of TCL Plex is about 6.77 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this TCL phone are average (6.39 x 3.01 x 0.31 inches).

Weight6.77 oz
Dimensions6.39 x 3.01 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The TCL Plex comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 675
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2 GHz Kryo, Hexa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 612

Display

The size of Plex screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.53 inches IPS display of TCL Plex with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.53 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of TCL Plex (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Plex is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera20 MP
Main camera48 + 16 + 2 MP, 8000 x 6000 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The TCL Plex supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Plex comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Plex phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3820 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Plex is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 3820 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Plex phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This TCL phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of TCL Plex phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Quick Charge
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the TCL Plex, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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