TCL 10 Pro review: the TV brand takes on phones

14 mai. 2020
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The TCL 10 Pro is bringing the brand into the world of smartphones. TCL has made a name for itself in the world of TVs, but the brand is relatively unknown when it comes to phones. The TCL 10 Pro is an attempt to change that. It’s got a high-end design paired with mid-range specs, but is it enough to put TCL on the map?
Update: That Google Assistant button on the side of the phone? Turns out you CAN remap it, but only on the US version of the device.
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  • Update: That Google Assistant button on the side of the phone? Turns out you CAN remap it, but only on the US version of the device.

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 8 luni
    • @Jack Rock 3OOIQ DEVS

      Rodrigo PontesRodrigo PontesAcum 8 luni
    • nice review. well put together. deiter should learn from you.

      Liv MohlrLiv MohlrAcum 8 luni
    • Why on earth would a "feature" such as button remapping be geo-locked?

      Jack RockJack RockAcum 8 luni
    • *cries in being Canadian*

      Jaxv3rJaxv3rAcum 8 luni
  • Just buy refurbished pixel or grade a oneplus instead.

    I Love YouI Love YouAcum 4 luni
  • hold up! you have roller coaster tycoon on mobile? how? where? why did I not know?

    Jefe MugaJefe MugaAcum 4 luni
  • Specifications?

    Team Gamers10Team Gamers10Acum 5 luni
  • tcl is as bad as Motorola/Lenovo on updates.. I'll pass on both brands due to poor updates

    Utooob76Utooob76Acum 5 luni
  • i thought it was tv remote

    Sidhu AgSidhu AgAcum 5 luni
  • well said

    Daniel LeeDaniel LeeAcum 6 luni
  • What do you expect ....They made BB

    james bucsisjames bucsisAcum 6 luni
  • Nah, TCL has already announced just 1year of OS updates. Makes it a hard pass!

    David MartranoDavid MartranoAcum 6 luni
  • You don't like saturated screens that is insane. Love the lookof a saturated AMOLED display makes all the colors pop and looks so pleasing to the eye. That is the whole reason I can't buy an iPhone. I had the iPhone 11 pro max and the whole reason that I sent it back what's because the display was the weakest part of the phone and that's what you look at the most. Granted I'm not going to buy the TCL but my favorite phones are the Samsung s line note series and one plus

    moe greenmoe greenAcum 6 luni
  • You have too many complain, please give it to me 🤣🤣🤣

    Joseph Ken VelardeJoseph Ken VelardeAcum 6 luni
  • worse review of any cell phone i have ever seen ... If you want to customize your own pictures disable all those functions and on top you are talking about you want to customize your own way.... Hey mr dummy this phone is made for people who just want to use it for regular stuff... I dont know what Verge is going to get people who know what they are talking about or even give a review that makes sense... journalism is miles away as it looks more like a opinion then a review....

    Charles DeanCharles DeanAcum 6 luni
  • I hope another company will make a PROFESSOR phone than seeing everything PRO.

    Bo XoffisaBo XoffisaAcum 7 luni
  • I just got mine

    wakefield production88wakefield production88Acum 7 luni
  • Waauw,, sounds like alot of negatives to me ... wonder if they are really that ...

    Grian Ghléineach SolaisGrian Ghléineach SolaisAcum 7 luni
  • 4hrs of on-screen time to 0% battery?? Is this correct? 4hrs? I just heard a reviewer on TWIT saying he had to change his battery testing methodology because his previous test, running continuous 4k HD video for 1/2 hr, fell within the margin of error seeing battery usage changes. There's NO WAY you emptied 4500ma in 4hrs of non-gaming screen time!

    E. ShihE. ShihAcum 7 luni
  • Just another slab of glass 👎

    Muneer FaizalMuneer FaizalAcum 7 luni
  • I'm not artsy fartsy, I disagree, I love the saturation in this phone. I Cbf adding or change the saturation in the photos. From iPhone 11 Pro Max user

    Mark BMark BAcum 7 luni
  • He's coming the TCL camera with Pixel camera which has one of the best cameras due to its software.

    Henry WoodlockHenry WoodlockAcum 7 luni
  • Nice, thanks

    Wadiya lkWadiya lkAcum 7 luni
  • Imagine not understanding copy-write laws, no wonder the vox’s exec lost his law degree

    Peyton DayPeyton DayAcum 8 luni
  • TCL spys on users please do not review these kind of tech as matter of fact you are a big influencer in tech industry.

    Dandy DowDandy DowAcum 8 luni
  • What budget are you sticking to? $130 USD Xiaomi phone is holding up so well.

    Quimbly JonesQuimbly JonesAcum 8 luni
  • Its going to rock the market very soon

  • At that price I'd have to go for the Xiaomi note 10 🙂

    Ian LawtonIan LawtonAcum 8 luni
  • I'd rather buy LG V60

    Martina MartinsMartina MartinsAcum 8 luni
  • With a Oneplus 7T at 499$ this tcl is nonsense

    hyperlapsehyperlapseAcum 8 luni
  • Just found out that T-Mobile Owns the Color Magenta lmao.

    BobBobAcum 8 luni
  • A 600 SD series. That's all. TCL *for me* is not a good choice on smartphone world

    Space ManSpace ManAcum 8 luni
  • 4:42 😂😂😂 TCL destroyed in seconds

    akshay kumarakshay kumarAcum 8 luni
  • Nah.. Its a pass for me for that price i could buy two lg g8

    Reinaldo GonzalezReinaldo GonzalezAcum 8 luni
    • Where from lol

      KtownKtownAcum 6 luni
  • Nice phone yet too little storage for my requirements .. 128gb minimum I seek!

    Brian WilliamsBrian WilliamsAcum 8 luni
  • I bet if this review was done by Dieter, he would bash this phone like no other. He compares budget phone to flagships which a twice the price

    Racka NRacka NAcum 8 luni
  • Complaining about default Watermark settings and saying grandmas will face issue is too much lame !!

  • Great review, really like his style!

    Aaron MatthiesenAaron MatthiesenAcum 8 luni
  • What a rant about saturation?!! You know the saturation slider also goes to the left right? 🙄

    Manishgant Anantha PadmanabhanManishgant Anantha PadmanabhanAcum 8 luni
  • The UI looks straight out from Samsung! 🧐

    Rohit ChauhanRohit ChauhanAcum 8 luni
  • 4 hours of battery life? I get between 6-7.5. My button on the left (not a Google assist button) is programmable -(US Version anyways) TCL calls this the Smart Key BTW per their review manual you were sent. And the release software is not out yet.

    Chad ChristianChad ChristianAcum 8 luni
  • 100× better than iPhone SE 2020.

    sharif mehdisharif mehdiAcum 8 luni
  • Who photographs the beauty shots in these reviews? Who just chucks their phone on their shoes... gardening gloves... or random bits of wood?

    StrandStrandAcum 8 luni
  • Could have waited and released it after July and views on setting of price and advertising could be developed before handing it to public . India has too be one serious market for TCL deliver a great screen , good processor and decent camera price around 250$ walla boom

    mousam gogoimousam gogoiAcum 8 luni
  • Price too high marketing will be the key and bring a 250$ phone in India then go TCL

    mousam gogoimousam gogoiAcum 8 luni
  • What about the processor it houses Snapdragon 675, which is a mid range chipset. Why not Poco F1 it is still better with Snapdragon 845 and inexpensive too.

    Athar NoorAthar NoorAcum 8 luni
  • I get more than 4 hours of screen on time with my iPhone 7.. so maybe your phone is defective?

    Erik Torbjørn BjørnssonErik Torbjørn BjørnssonAcum 8 luni
  • Oh my word, this are the same guys who were manufacturing blackberry 10 devices. So happy to see them roll out their own smartphones.

    Anthony MutukuAnthony MutukuAcum 8 luni
  • The ZTE axon 10pro sells for around the same price

    Alberto MartelAlberto MartelAcum 8 luni
  • The Xiaomi Mi Note 10. Turns out camera bumps are quite useful if you want a good camera. Install Gcam on it and it's really darn good, cause then you've got great hardware and great software processing.

    kadajawikadajawiAcum 8 luni
  • 20 seconds in YOOO MATTE BLACK

    ShayanShayanAcum 8 luni
  • That is wayy too overpriced

    James AmbrocioJames AmbrocioAcum 8 luni
  • Four hours of SoT? What on earth? I'm getting about 5.5 hours of SoT with the four-year-old (!) OP3 that I'm watching this on! O.o

    Hans FranzHans FranzAcum 8 luni
  • I do like the look of this phone. Especially compared to my Note 10+ & my iPhone 8+. I'd say most all phones don't rattle around because just about everyone puts a case on. I like my screen naked but I gotta protect my phone with a case, whether its a $100 phone or $1200 phone.

    Mike Hog A NatorMike Hog A NatorAcum 8 luni
  • Do understand that flagship prices has reached in the $1000 range but how is a $450 phone a budget phone, what is a mid range phone $800 smh

    Anthony GordonAnthony GordonAcum 8 luni
  • Too sharp, no good. Not sharp, no good. Too processed, no good. Not processed, no good. What is a good phone anyway? Define the best phone.

    Eric PetersonEric PetersonAcum 8 luni
  • TCL... HTC... Confusing

    MalaysiaDentistMalaysiaDentistAcum 8 luni
  • It's using Gboard go into the settings and increase the size of the keyboard or move it

    AotearoaNicAotearoaNicAcum 8 luni
  • The icons on the phone gave an impression of Google -one Os Or was there a mention of It ?

    Phibin philipPhibin philipAcum 8 luni
  • watermark in camera is also done by xiaomi realme and no of companies . be accurate what you say👍

    Harpreet HaHarpreet HaAcum 8 luni
  • 4 hours of screen time? Wtf

    piwieepiwieeAcum 8 luni
  • Tuck and giant tv maker doesn’t know how to make phone display?

    Shakib MShakib MAcum 8 luni
  • 2:20 ROLLER COASTER TYCOON!!!!!!!!!

    The Desi LifestyleThe Desi LifestyleAcum 8 luni
  • I feel the led flash sticking out was a design choice to protect the cameras when layed down.

    Christopher FlanaganChristopher FlanaganAcum 8 luni
  • The reason why there are a slight bump on the flash is so the phone doesn't slip. It's a clever little thing TCL

    shebz74329shebz74329Acum 8 luni
  • He speaks about so many cons about that gorgeous display but nothing bad about the iPhone SE's screen. Which is impossible to look at in 2020!

    123 456123 456Acum 8 luni
  • Tcl 10 Pro camera results are amazing.

    Pakistan Railways loverPakistan Railways loverAcum 8 luni
  • Honestly those rear camera design, awesome!!!!!!!

    Humada AlfianHumada AlfianAcum 8 luni
  • f*** Android phones, I just don't know why we can't have software update for 4 or 5years. My next phone will surely not be Android.

    uhayileuhayileAcum 8 luni
  • So apple can put it's latest and greatest in a old phone, that is less money than what Android does? Yeah I know so many companies make Android devices but why can't just one, put the 855 or even the 865 chip into a 400 dollar phone?

    pinky1900'spinky1900'sAcum 8 luni
  • You are just the very best. Seriously.

  • I'm gonna give them a chance from only the fact the design is beautiful without a camera bump and it has a headphone jack.

    QimchiyQimchiyAcum 8 luni
  • PRO phone and they use Snapdragon 675.

    Jack CrouseJack CrouseAcum 8 luni
  • iPhone se ford with Ferrari engine

    yashodhan ramtekeyashodhan ramtekeAcum 8 luni
  • Rather wait for pixel 4a/4a xl.

    Kamal LBKamal LBAcum 8 luni
  • Wannabe Samsung Galaxy S10+...

    Rachid HFRachid HFAcum 8 luni
  • 0:51 nobody credited when LG did it

  • strange review....first complaints older people find it difficult to turn off logo...and then complaints camera shouldn't saturate like its readily shareable because he wanted to edit it before grandma can edit but cant turn off watermark...

    Rahul RRahul RAcum 8 luni
  • $450 for this? Why not get a Oneplus 7t instead?

    Akshat BaranwalAkshat BaranwalAcum 8 luni

    ShubhamShubhamAcum 8 luni
  • Even a dog has a "PRO" in it's name nowdays.

    ThobtechThobtechAcum 8 luni
  • Dude! Did you guys even make a phone call with it?? It IS a phone, you know....

    a believera believerAcum 8 luni
  • This guy is the English Dieter Bohn

    Nick GonzalezNick GonzalezAcum 8 luni
  • That green one looks sick and also let's hope they will hella good with software updates and fix most of it's issues and makes it way better

    R4M_ Dragoon_GTR4M_ Dragoon_GTAcum 8 luni
  • The back is gorgeous.

    LeandroLeandroAcum 8 luni
  • I know it’s pro when I see a headphone jack on it.

    Isaac ChenIsaac ChenAcum 8 luni
  • Really se2 that was the phone to compare it with

    chitrarth Srivastavachitrarth SrivastavaAcum 8 luni
  • Dieter where are you!

    Akash DeodharAkash DeodharAcum 8 luni
  • you lost me when you compared it with the iphone

    Gheorghita MelinteGheorghita MelinteAcum 8 luni
  • Also, you knocked it for gaming. I played Call of Duty, PUBG, and Forntnite with no issues. Did you actually play any games or just assume it doesn't game since it's a 6xx series processor?

    TechOdysseyTechOdysseyAcum 8 luni
  • You guys are out in left field on some of this video. It feels like you didn't actually use the phone or bother learning how to use the features. And also, I reviewed it and the battery is way better than you let on. I'm getting over 6hrs with 20% left and lots of video binging and heavy mixed used with no adaptive brightness or battery enabled

    TechOdysseyTechOdysseyAcum 8 luni
  • That OLED display looks pretty good!👌

    Arjun MArjun MAcum 8 luni
  • two years later : no company uses curved display

    arasharashAcum 8 luni
  • 4hrs of screen on time is a bummer... I'm getting 4-5hrs wit my note 8 (3300mah) and 7-10 hrs on my m9t

    Christian Jo TrijoChristian Jo TrijoAcum 8 luni
  • I’m not surprised when even my toothpaste says “pro” on it nowadays

    macbrendon95macbrendon95Acum 8 luni
    • "Pro" namel

      Daron MaDaron MaAcum 6 luni
  • Very Interesting

    Michael N MachariaMichael N MachariaAcum 8 luni
  • Worst review on the TCL 10 Pro I have seen ...Verge is Apple fan and can't you just tell ..awful review

    simon williamssimon williamsAcum 8 luni
  • Now that you confessed you accidentally opened an ad, they heard you, that design will not go away anytime soon. 🤑

    Michael N MachariaMichael N MachariaAcum 8 luni
  • I'm struggling to see how this is better than, say, a 1+7T from last year? Great first attempt for sure but the midrange phone game is so fierce these days, even here in the States.

    Tony TalksTony TalksAcum 8 luni
  • 4:02 google keyboard also does that to samsung phones if the gesture hints turned off

    alright hashalright hashAcum 8 luni
  • I'm shopping Android's not iPhones 2:27 -_-

    Nova WolfNova WolfAcum 8 luni
  • The photos look kinda good and artistic in its own way. Some people might like that. 😊

    ujjwal bajracharyaujjwal bajracharyaAcum 8 luni
  • Thank you

    Brazil UluwitaBrazil UluwitaAcum 8 luni