TCL has launched a new budget smartphone in European markets called TCL 305.
It comes with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for security. The handset also supports facial recognition. The device is 8.9 mm thick and includes dedicated dual NANO SIM slots and MicroSD card slot.
The TCL 305 specs include 6.52-inch IPS display with 89% screen-to-body ratio. It delivers HD+ resolution and up to 450nits of brightness. The screen has fingerprint resistant Oleophobic coating as well.
Powering inside this mobile phone is a 2GHz quad-core Helio A22 processor. It has 2GB RAM and sports 32GB / 64GB storage variants. The device brings support for microSD card up to 512GB.
The TCL 305 feature in 5MP fixed focus selfie camera. At the back side is a combination of 13MP main, 2MP depth and 2MP macro lenses along with LED Flash.
The mobile runs on Android 11 Go Edition OS out of the box. It has 5000mAh battery that fully charges up in 3.2 hours with its 10W charging capabilities. It is rated to deliver up to 41 hours of 4G talk time.
TCL 305 specifications
- Dimensions: 165.2 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 190 grams
- SIM: Dual Slots
- Operating System: Android 11 (Go Edition) with Alcatel / TCL UI
- Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor (rear), Face Unlock
- Display: 6.52-inch IPS LCD screen with 1600 x 720 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 269ppi pixel density, 450nits brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio, Oleophobic coating, 89% screen-to-body ratio
- Chipset: 2GHz quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761) processor with 660MHz PowerVR IMG GE8300 GPU
- RAM: 2GB LPDDR4X
- Storage: 32GB (19GB user available) / 64GB (49GB user available) EMMC, Expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card
- Front camera: 5MP (Fixed Focus) with 1/5″ sensor size, 1.12um pixel size, F/2.2 Aperture, 76-degree FOV, 4P lens, 1080p video at 30fps
- Rear cameras: Triple cameras with LED Flash
- 13MP main with 1/3″ sensor size, 1.12um pixel size, F/2.2 Aperture, 76.7-degree FOV, 4P Lens, PDAF
- 2MP depth with 1/5″ sensor size, 1.65um pixel size, F/2.4 Aperture, 86.6-degree FOV, 3P Lens
- 2MP macro with 1/5″ sensor size, 1.75um pixel size, F/2.4 Aperture, 88.8-degree FOV, 3P lens
- Battery: 5000mAh (typical) with 10W charging
- Offers up to 11 hours 4G Video playback, upt o 24 hours audio (max volume), 41 hours (4G) / 38 hours (3G) / 74 hours (2G) talk time
- Charging time up to 3.2 hours
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, VoWiFi, GPS/A-GPS/BDS/GLONASS/Galileo, Bluetooth V4.2, USB Type-C 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack
- Sensors: G-Sensor, Proximity, Light, e-Compass
The TCL 305 comes in Space Gray and Atlantic Blue colors. It is priced at EUR 305 ($229 approx.).