TCL 20 SE review: worth buying?

Created date: 01/11/2021, 12:09:08, Updated date: 01/11/2021, 14:08:29

An examination of the advantages and disadvantages of the specs and capabilities of the TCL 20 SE. How highly does it rate in terms of accessibility and performance in comparison with other smartphone? We reviewed the TCL 20 SE to see if it was a good buy.

TCL 20 SE's features, performance, reviews

TCL 20 SE's size

The TCL 20 SE has a width of 3.0 inches (77.1 mm), a length of 6.8 inches (172.1 mm), and a thickness of 0.4 inches (9.1 mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the TCL 20 SE is about 206 oz (206 g). You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the TCL 20 SE, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

TCL 20 SE's CPU specs

With the 1.8GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the TCL 20 SE has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 4GB of RAM, the TCL 20 SE has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the TCL 20 SE, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

TCL 20 SE's storage size

The data storage capacity of the TCL 20 SE is 128GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

The TCL 20 SE is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

TCL 20 SE's screen

TCL 20 SE has a 6.82 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

TCL 20 SE has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

TCL 20 SE's camera specs

TCL 20 SE has a 48 MP main camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the quality. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

TCL 20 SE has an 13 MP front camera, which is a fairly high figure. Photos taken with this camera will not appear rough even when you print them, so you will be fairly satisfied with the quality of this camera.

TCL 20 SE's battery performance

TCL 20 SE's general rating

The TCL 20 SE is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of TCL 20 SE

Advantages of TCL 20 SE

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • It has a relatively high-grade CPU, so you will rarely experience stuttering under normal use.
  • It has an extremely high-grade rear camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.
  • It has a relatively high-grade front camera, and it is good enough for normal use.

Disadvantages of TCL 20 SE

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Comparing the specifications of TCL 20 SE against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

TCL 20 SE

46.3-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (77.1 mm) x 6.8 inches (172.1 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.1 mm)

TCL Plex

49.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm)

TCL Plex

49.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm)

TCL 10 5G

48.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (163.7 mm) x 0.4 inches (9 mm)

TCL 10 Pro

53.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.4 mm) x 6.2 inches (158.5 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)

TCL 10L

50.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.4 mm)

TCL 10 SE

50.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.7 mm) x 6.5 inches (164.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.4 mm)

TCL 10 Plus

53.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.9 mm) x 6.3 inches (158.9 mm) x 0.4 inches (8.9 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

TCL 20 SE

49.1-Weight:206 oz (206 g)

TCL Plex

53.6Weight:192 oz (192 g)

TCL Plex

53.6Weight:192 oz (192 g)

TCL 10 5G

48.6Weight:210 oz (210 g)

TCL 10 Pro

59.6Weight:177 oz (177 g)

TCL 10L

58.4Weight:180 oz (180 g)

TCL 10 SE

64.0Weight:166 oz (166 g)

TCL 10 Plus

61.6Weight:172 oz (172 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

TCL 20 SE

91.4-Display size:6.82 inch

TCL Plex

90.9Display size:6.53 inch

TCL Plex

90.9Display size:6.53 inch

TCL 10 5G

90.9Display size:6.53 inch

TCL 10 Pro

90.8Display size:6.47 inch

TCL 10L

90.9Display size:6.53 inch

TCL 10 SE

90.9Display size:6.52 inch

TCL 10 Plus

90.8Display size:6.47 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

TCL 20 SE

50.0-

TCL Plex

75.3

TCL Plex

75.3

TCL 10 5G

75.3

TCL 10 Pro

75.3

TCL 10L

75.3

TCL 10 SE

49.1

TCL 10 Plus

75.3

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

TCL 20 SE

70.0-RAM size:4GB

TCL Plex

90.0RAM size:6GB

TCL Plex

90.0RAM size:6GB

TCL 10 5G

90.0RAM size:6GB

TCL 10 Pro

90.0RAM size:6GB

TCL 10L

90.0RAM size:6GB

TCL 10 SE

70.0RAM size:4GB

TCL 10 Plus

93.4RAM size:8GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

TCL 20 SE

90.0-Storage size:128GB

TCL Plex

90.0Storage size:128GB

TCL Plex

90.0Storage size:128GB

TCL 10 5G

90.0Storage size:128GB

TCL 10 Pro

90.0Storage size:128GB

TCL 10L

90.0Storage size:128GB

TCL 10 SE

90.0Storage size:128GB

TCL 10 Plus

91.5Storage size:256GB

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

TCL 20 SE

97.8-Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

TCL Plex

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

TCL Plex

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

TCL 10 5G

100.0Rear-camera resolution:64 MP

TCL 10 Pro

100.0Rear-camera resolution:64 MP

TCL 10L

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

TCL 10 SE

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

TCL 10 Plus

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

TCL 20 SE

71.2-Front-camera resolution:13 MP

TCL Plex

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

TCL Plex

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

TCL 10 5G

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

TCL 10 Pro

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

TCL 10L

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

TCL 10 SE

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

TCL 10 Plus

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

TCL 20 SE

47.7-Color:Aurora Green/Nuit Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (77.1 mm) x 6.8 inches (172.1 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.1 mm), Weight:206 oz (206 g)

TCL Plex

51.8Color:Obsidian Black/Opal White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm), Weight:192 oz (192 g)

TCL Plex

51.8Color:Obsidian Black/Opal White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm), Weight:192 oz (192 g)

TCL 10 5G

48.6Color:Chrome Blue/Mercury Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (163.7 mm) x 0.4 inches (9 mm), Weight:210 oz (210 g)

TCL 10 Pro

56.5Color:Gray/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.4 mm) x 6.2 inches (158.5 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm), Weight:177 oz (177 g)

TCL 10L

54.4Color:Arctic White/Mariana Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.6 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.4 mm), Weight:180 oz (180 g)

TCL 10 SE

57.3Color:Black/Violet, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.7 mm) x 6.5 inches (164.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.4 mm), Weight:166 oz (166 g)

TCL 10 Plus

57.4Color:Blue/Violet, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.9 mm) x 6.3 inches (158.9 mm) x 0.4 inches (8.9 mm), Weight:172 oz (172 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

TCL 20 SE

52.6-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1640, Pixel density:262 ppi

TCL Plex

83.6Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:394 ppi

TCL Plex

83.6Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:394 ppi

TCL 10 5G

83.6Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:394 ppi

TCL 10 Pro

84.5Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:398 ppi

TCL 10L

83.6Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:394 ppi

TCL 10 SE

54.2Display type:LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269 ppi

TCL 10 Plus

84.5Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:398 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

TCL 20 SE

77.9-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

TCL Plex

89.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

TCL Plex

89.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

TCL 10 5G

91.5OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G, CPU specs:2.4GHz+2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

TCL 10 Pro

89.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

TCL 10L

89.5OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

TCL 10 SE

89.6OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

TCL 10 Plus

91.7OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

TCL 20 SE's specs

TCL 20 SE
ImageTCL 20 SE
MakerTCL
Release date1/11, 2021
ColorAurora Green/Nuit Black
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.0 inches (77.1 mm) x 6.8 inches (172.1 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.1 mm)
Weight206 oz (206 g)
Display size6.82 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1640
Pixel density262 ppi
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460
CPU specs1.8GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB
Storage size128GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP
Front-camera resolution13 MP

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