Published on May 25th, 2021 | by Alex Novus

TCL Expands 20 Series Smartphone Lineup With Launch Of 20L+ To Deliver Stunning Display And Photography Features For Under $400

Following the recent launch of its premium yet affordable 20 5G and 20 SE smartphones, TCL Mobile has today unveiled the TCL 20L+ smartphone as part of its broader 20 Series range. The TCL 20L+ features a high definition quad camera, dazzling display, automatic adaptive brightness and is the first phone to receive Circular Polarisation Certification and Low Blue Light Certifications.

The full local 20 Series range – consisting of the TCL 20 5G ($499), TCL 20L+ ($399) and TCL 20 SE ($299) – is available from today and delivers intelligent display innovation in each device that comes from TCL’s expertise and heritage in screen technology. TCL’s proprietary NXTVISION visual technology has been further enhanced and is in each model of the 20 Series, delivering real-time enhancement for stunning colour, sharp contrast and clarity.

“Today’s launch of the TCL 20L+ reinforces our commitment to bring intelligent display technology and a range of other innovative features to beautifully designed and highly affordable smartphones. When combined with the 20 5G and 20 SE, also available from today, we are giving Australian consumers some compelling options for under $500 from a global leader in screen technology,” said David Vieira, Director of Product Marketing, South East Asia, TCL Communication.

TCL 20L+ – Advanced Photography and Aesthetic Design

The TCL 20L+ stands out for its display, advanced photographic features for its price and dazzling starlight design. The TCL 20L+ is the very first phone to come with TÜV Rheinland Circular Polarization Certification and Low Blue Light Certification, allowing users to see their display, while wearing sunglasses, with natural colours in any environment. A suite of viewing modes ensure optimal viewing in a variety of environments.

Featuring a large HD+ screen, TCL 20L+ allows users to watch their favourite movies and TV shows in clear detail with NXTVISION display optimization, while the adaptive brightness up to 500 nits automatically delivers the best viewing experience.

The TCL 20L+ has a high definition 64MP quad camera that provides optimal clarity and colour reproduction. Included in the setup is a backlight selfie cam and Super Night mode, presenting the people around the shot and its surroundings in the best possible light.

Featuring a sleek and stylish design, the back panel features more than a million prismatic crystal pits to create a sparkling, light-reflective surface. Resistant to fingerprints and scratches, the style of the 20L+ is not outweighed by its durability, allowing consumers to take the device on-the-go without a worry.

The TCL 20L+ is available today with an RRP of $399 from Harvey Norman and Officeworks.

TCL 20 5G: Powerful 5G Performance and Stunning Visuals

For those seeking powerful 5G performance along with an enhanced display and video streaming experience, the TCL 20 5G features a large 6.67-inch FHD+ Dotch display with HDR10 video playback and an SDR-to-HDR real time conversion tool for an outstanding visual experience. The TCL 20 5G delivers a smooth user experience with Smart 5G technology switching between 4G and 5G bands based on data usage, while its AI-powered triple camera setup offers enhanced auto-focus and video image stabilisation. The 48-megapixel main rear camera takes detailed images for those looking to capture stunning photos and videos. It is powered by an 8nm octa-core Snapdragon™ 690 5G chipset and comes with a built-in 4500mAh battery.

Available from today for an RRP of $499 from Harvey Norman and Officeworks.

TCL 20 SE: Maximised Media Performance with NXTVISION

At only $299, the TCL 20 SE’s 6.82-inch, V-notch display with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio provides a maximised viewing experience, while its 20.5:9 screen ratio provides broad, cinematic-like viewing performance in a slim form factor. Through its SDR-to-HDR technology, the 20 SE provides outstanding video playback with enhanced colour, contrast and clarity through its NXTVISION technology to enjoy videos in real time. The device’s quad rear camera comes with AI-powered colour portrait and sky enhancement features, designed to automatically detect the intended subjects and adjust the background for more vibrant shots. To power all of these features, the 20 SE has a Qualcomm octa-core chipset and a 5,000mAh battery.

Available from today for an RRP of $299 from Officeworks.

TCL Multi-Screen Collaboration

As part of the 20 Series range of smartphones, the 20L+ joins the 20 5G and 20 SE that features upcoming multi-screen collaboration that will make it possible to seamlessly transfer files and multimedia from one device to another through simple wireless connections like Bluetooth, Wifi or NFC.  This will encompass TCL’s 20 Series smartphones, tablets, televisions and PCs.

TCL 20 5G TCL 20L+ TCL 20 SE
6.67-inch FHD+ Dotch display 6.67-inch FHD+ Dotch display 6.82-inch V-notch display
5G 4G 4G
Mist Gray & Placid Blue Milky Way Gray & North Star Blue Nuit Black
8nm octa-core Snapdragon™ 690 Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 460
TCL UI, Android™ 10 TCL UI, Android™ 11 TCL UI, Android™ 11
6GB RAM + 128GB, 6GB RAM + 256GB 6GB RAM (LPDDR4x) + 256 GB ROM (UFS 2.1) 4GB RAM + 64GB (eMCP) / 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM (UFS2.1) 2
Rear: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP Rear: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear: 48MP/16MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
Front: 8MP Front: 16MP Front: 13MP/8MP
10X digital zoom, Google Lens, EIS, HDR, in-recording snapshots, LED flash, Light Trace Mode, Panorama Mode, photo filters. LED flash, 2 x lossless zoom, HDR, Snapshot in video recording, Face detection, Scene detection 2.0, Google lens. Dual LED flash (single tone), 4x digital zoom, HDR, Snapshot in video recording, Night mode.
Fingerprint (side-mounted) Fingerprint (side-mounted) Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
4500mAh 5000mAh 5000mAh
Fast charging 18W Fast charging 18W Fast charging 18W
$499 $399 $299


Launch Timings

TCL 20 5G – $499 – Available today at Harvey Norman and Officeworks

TCL 20L+ – $399 – Available today at Harvey Norman and Officeworks

TCL 20 SE – $299 – Available today at Officeworks

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While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.

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