TCL launches its new flagship mid-level smartphone TCL PLEX

TCL Communication announces the launch of TCL PLEX, a smartphone that brings the brand’s renowned display expertise to a mobile form factor. Featuring TCL NXTVISION™, a proprietary advanced display optimization and camera technology, you can see your screen come to life with enriched color, clarity and contrast enhancement in real-time and have an elevated camera experience. TCL PLEX will embody the brand’s new ‘Display Greatness’ philosophy to relentlessly pursue mobile innovation excellence leveraging its unique display heritage. It offers best-in-class imaging standards with an industry-leading camera with super low-light sensor and super wide-angle lens, as well as a fluid, intuitive interface to ensure efficient interaction between you and your smartphones at all times.

“TCL’s legacy in display technology is second to none. We are the No. 1 TV brand in China and No. 2 TV brand globally. With the launch of the TCL PLEX, we not only want to bring our display know-how to more consumers and deliver on the key smartphone experiences – display, camera, user interface and design. We also want to open doors to a whole new future by introducing an ecosystem of smart devices that help our consumers lead more connected lives,” said Peter Lee, General Manager, Global Sales and Marketing at TCL Communication. “The TCL PLEX is the first of a new range of devices we will be releasing from next year, including our 5G products and devices with foldable displays.”

Indulge in a cinematic immersion with dedicated display engine and real-time SDR to HDR video enhancement
Equipped with a dedicated display engine, you can now indulge in a cinematic immersion anytime you want. With cutting-edge color accuracy thanks to TCL NXTVISION, colors on the TCL PLEX’s screen are intensified with a 6-axis color enhancement for radiant images. Edges are honed with 2D edge enhancement for sharper pictures and visual contrasts are made more striking without being over-exposed with targeted contrast enhancement. With an SDR to HDR real-time conversion feature, the TCL PLEX offers a HDR-like video enhancement with increased contrast, amplified color, brighter highlights and darker shadows. Now, you can expect stunning HDR quality entertainment at all times.

With so much time spent on smartphones, it is imperative to protect your eyes from strain and ensure the best display clarity constantly. The TCL PLEX does just that with ‘Adaptive Tone’, ‘Reading Mode’ and ‘Eye Comfort Mode’. ‘Adaptive Tone’ automatically adapts display brightness and adjusts color temperature so you get the best viewing experience in any condition. ‘Reading Mode’ offers a paper-like reading experience and allows you to select a list of frequently used apps where this mode can apply automatically on startup. ‘Eye Comfort Mode’ reduces eyestrain by removing 66 percent of harmful blue light emitted from the screen.

Featuring an in-house 6.53-inch FHD+ TCL Dotch™ Display with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio1 and a discreet front camera, as well as a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor, you can now enjoy more screen and afford an exceptional entertainment experience.

Capture like a pro even at night with impressive low-light photography capability

The TCL PLEX is equipped with a triple camera setup so you can capture like a pro. Sporting a main camera that utilizes a 48MP ultra high-res Sony sensor with 4k recording function and a separate dedicated video camera with an industry-leading 2.9μm big pixel low-light sensor, users can make every moment extraordinary even at night with the TCL PLEX. Equipped with an innovative algorithm, the TCL PLEX has the capability to integrate auto-brightness, denoising, super resolution, HDR and more into a single AI model in the camera’s auto mode. This results in a night shot capability of up to three times brighter2 in the darkest environments. Users may also choose to up-level the night photography experience with a dedicated ‘Super Night Mode’, producing exceptionally detailed images that have greater definition, clarity and color in the dark.

A 16MP 123° super wide-angle camera allows users to capture four times the content3 in a single shot so they can pack more details into their images in any environment. For those who prefer to slow things down, the TCL PLEX has a flagship-level slow motion feature capable of shooting 960fps super slow-motion HD videos, even in nighttime conditions. Smart video recording detects and tracks moving subjects, automatically zooming and stabilizing the capture to keep your subject sharp at all times. What’s more, you can also stay on top of your selfie game with brighter shots on the 24MP front camera made possible by a 4-in-1 big pixel technology that combines four pixels into one during image capture.

Seamless user experience made possible by fluid interface housed in a compact, elegant design Take efficient interaction with your smartphone to a whole new level on the fluid and intuitive TCL UI thanks to smooth folder browsing, automatic app organization by function and swipeable image deleting. Further personalize your smartphone with ‘Smart Panel’ that adapts to your navigation habits, so going through the different functions will be a breeze. Shortcuts to preferred shooting modes can be selected in camera quick access. You can also customize the ‘Smart Key’ in 3 convenient ways – single, double and long press to access various mobile apps or commonly used features. Battery life is often at the core of every smartphone experience. The TCL PLEX also supports Qualcomm’s quick charge feature, allowing you to juice up half your battery in 32 minutes so you will never be held back by a cable.

Seamlessly control selected TCL smart TVs with your smartphone with full integration through T-Cast, a universal
remote control and smart TV assistant app, so you never have to reach out to find the remote again. ‘TV Remote Control’ allows you to control your TV with your smartphone via touchscreen or voice commands. ‘Content
Casting’ lets you to cast videos, pictures and music to your TV. Connect up to four Bluetooth speakers4 to amplify

1 Screen-to-body ratio calculated with VA/TP method.

2 Darkest environments refer to brightness conditions below 1 lux.

3 Compared to the standard camera angle (approximately 74 degrees)

your Bluetooth experience or pair with up to four Bluetooth headphones4 to multi-share music with your friends with the Super Bluetooth multi-streaming audio solution. That way, you would always be able to share your entertainment experience.

Be dazzled by the TCL PLEX’s understated charm at every angle with its next-level compact, distinctive and premium design. Its slim, compact frame comes with a dual-side curved glossy glass body and 3D holographic finishing so the phone always feels premium in-hand. Perfectly aligned triple camera and dual single-tone LED flash horizontal layout exudes a polished profile. The TCL PLEX comes in two nature-inspired colors – Obsidian Black & Opal White – created using innovative nano-laser etching technology and nano-vacuum coating for a futuristic shine that’s ahead of the curve.

“We’re excited to introduce TCL PLEX to the Philippine market,” said Rudolph Santos, Country Head, TCL Mobile Philippines. “This smartphone reflects TCL Communication’s commitment and drive to provide innovative mobile entertainment products to the consumers, and we look forward to the TCL PLEX capturing so many great moments.”


The TCL PLEX will be available in Obsidian Black and Opal White in the Philippines on November 15, 2019 at
SRP 15,990.

Here are the TCL accredited dealers near you.



Central Luzon WillGain SM Marilao 2F Cyberzone SM Marilao, Bulacan
Central Luzon Memoexpress SM Pampanga Cyberzone Area, SM City San Fernando, Jose Abad Santos Avenue, San Fernando, 2000 Pampanga
Central Luzon Memoexpress SM Clark 2F Cyberzone SM City Clark, Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Angeles City, Pampanga
Central Luzon Fonerange SM Clark 2F Cyberzone SM City Clark, Manuel Roxas Highway
Central Luzon Fonerange SM Pampanga SM City Pampanga San Jose City,  San Fernando Pampanga
Central Luzon Fonerange SM Baliwag SM City Baliwag, CZ 09 Cyberzone, 2nd Floor, Doña Remedios Trinidad Hwy, Baliuag, 3006 Bulacan
Mindanao Memoexpress SM Gensan SM City Gensan, Cor. Santiago Blvd. and, San Miguel St, General Santos City, 757695 South Cotabato
Mindanao Graphic Graphic Main Captain Vicente ROA ext. CDO city
Mindanao Graphic Ayala Graphic Centrio 3rd level Centrio Ayala Mall CDO
Mindanao Graphic Limketkai 1st level, South Promenade Limketkai center
Mindanao Graphic Gaisano 3rd floor Gaisano Mall Cdo
Mindanao Graphic SM Premier C.M recto Cor.Osmena st. CDO city
Mindanao Expression Mobile Center EMC Main Zamboanga city I Magno St. Zamboanga City
Mindanao EMC / Expression Mobile Center Citi Mall Dipolog City Ground Floor Citi Mall Dipolog City
Mindanao Wiltelcom Gmall Bajada 3F Gaisano Mall, JP Laurel Ave.
Mindanao Wiltelcom SM Ecoland 2F SM Ecoland Annex Tulip Drive
Mindanao Wiltelcom Gmall Tagum 3F Gaisano Mall Tagum City
Mindanao Wiltelcom Ayala 3F Ayala Robinsons Bajada
Mindanao Wiltelcom SM Gensan 3F SM General Santos City
Mindanao 8Telcom SM Ecoland 2F SM Ecoland Annex Tulip Drive
Mindanao 8Telcom Centrio 3F Ayala Robinsons Centrio CDO
North Greater Manila TopNet SM Megamall TopNet, 4th Floor Sm Cyberzone, SM Megamall Mandaluyong
North Greater Manila Tech101 SM North EDSA Tech101, 4F Cyberzone, SM North Edsa Annex, West Triangle QC.
North Greater Manila Tech101 SM Fairview Tech101 Cyberzone SM Fairview, Quirino Hiway cor. Regalado Ave. QC
North Greater Manila Ephone SM Megamall SMMG C428 4/F Bldg. B, SM Megamall, Ortigas Ave., Mandaluyong City
North Greater Manila E-Tab SM San Lazaro 354 3/F SM City San Lazaro, Felix Huertas corner AH Lacson Sts., Sta Cruz, Manila
North Greater Manila Ephone Market Market, Taguig L4 417 4/F Market! Market!, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
North Greater Manila LJ Mobile Robinson’s Galleria Basement Robinson Galeria
North Greater Manila Buko Mobile Ever  Commonwealth 3F Ever Gotesco Commonwealth, Quezon City
North Greater Manila FoneStyle SM North Edsa 4F Cyberzone, SM North Edsa Annex, West Triangle Q.C
North Greater Manila FoneStyle Sm East Ortigas Cyberzone, SM East Ortigas, Ortigas Avenue Extension Pasig
North Greater Manila Power Premium SM Taytay 2F Bldg A, SM City Taytay, Manila East Rd., Dolores, Taytay, Rizal
North Greater Manila Power Premium SM Megamall 4F Cyberzone Bldg. B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
North Greater Manila Memoexpress SM North EDSA 4F Cyberzone, SM Ciity North Edsa Annex, West Triangle QC
North Greater Manila Memoexpress Sta. Lucia Mall Sta. Lucia Grand Mall, Cainta Rizal
North Greater Manila Memoexpress SM Fairview 3F SM City Fairview, Quirino HIway Cor Regalado QC.
North Greater Manila Memoexpress SM Megamall 4F Cyberzone, SM Megamall Mandaluyong
North Greater Manila Memoexpress SM Valenzuela SM Center Valenzuela, MacArthur Highway, Valenzuela, 1441 Metro
North Greater Manila Memoexpress SM Sangandaan SM Sangandaan, Samson Rd,Cor.M.H.Del Pilar, 003, Caloocan, 1408 Metro Manila
North Greater Manila Technomobile Coming soon Coming soon
North Luzon Vertext Coming soon Coming soon
North Luzon Wow Mobile Coming soon Coming soon
South Greater Manila Mega Robinson’s Place, Manila 4F Robinsons Ermita Manila
South Greater Manila Mega Market Market, Taguig 4F Market Market BGC Taguig
South Greater Manila Modern Gadgets Festival Mall 3F Festival Mall
South Greater Manila Memoexpress SM Mall of Asia 2F Cyberzone, SM Mall of Asia, Macapagal Blvd, Pasay City
South Greater Manila Memoexpress SM San Lazaro 3F SM City San Lazaro, Tayuman St. Manila
South Greater Manila Memoexpress Walter Mart-Makati 3F Walter Mart. Chino Roces Ave. corner Pasay Road Makati City
South Greater Manila Memoexpress Cash & Carry Cash and Carry Makati City, Osmenia Highway cor. Filmore St. Makati City
South Greater Manila Memoexpress Festival Mall 2F Festival Mall, Corporate Ave, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa
South Luzon Mega SM Lipa President Jose P. Laurel Hwy, Lipa, Batangas
South Luzon Mega SM Dasma 4114 Governor’s Dr, Brgy Sampalok 1, Dasmariñas, 4114 Cavite
South Luzon Phone Hub SM Rosario SM Rosario Cavite
South Luzon Comworks SM Legaspi Cyberzone SM Legaspi, Albay
South Luzon Comworks SM Naga Cyberzone SM Naga
South Luzon Comworks SM Dasmarinas 3F SM Dasmarinas, Cavite
South Luzon FoneStyle SM Bacoor 4F Cyberzone, SM City Bacoor, Bacoor Cavite
South Luzon Power Premium SM Calamba 2F Cyberzone, SM City Calamba, Real, Calamba, Laguna
South Luzon Memoexpress SM Sta. Rosa SM Sta.Rosa, Manila S Rd, Santa Rosa, Laguna
South Luzon Memoexpress SM Calamba Cyberzone, SM City Calamba, National Road, Brgy, Real, Calamba, 4027 Laguna
South Luzon Memoexpress SM Lucena Maharlika Highway cor Dalahican Road Ibabang Dupay, Lucena City, Quezon, Lucena, 4301 Quezon Province
South Luzon Viewers SM Lucena 3F Cyberzone SM City Lucena,  Brgy. Ibabang Dupay, Lucena City Quezon
South Luzon Presnet Walter Mart-Tanauan Ground floor, Tanuan City
South Luzon Presnet SM Lemery Ground floor, Tanuan City
South Luzon Presnet SM Santa Rosa 2F SM Santa Rosa
Visayas Memoexpress SM Bacolod Rizal St, Reclamation Area, Bacolod, 6100 Negros Occidental
Visayas Memoexpress SM Cebu SM Cebu, Mabolo, Cebu City, Cebu, 6000
Visayas Memoexpress Robinson’s Iloilo Level 3, Robinsons Place Iloilo, Corner De Leon &, Quezon St, Iloilo City, Iloilo
Visayas Junrex SM Cebu 2L Cyberzone , SM City Mall Northreclamation Area Cebu City
Visayas Junrex Ayala Cebu 3L Ayala Center Mall Cebu Business Park Cebu  City
Visayas Aerophone SM Cebu 2L Cyberzone , SM City Mall Northreclamation Area Cebu City
Visayas Aerophone Ayala Cebu 3L Ayala Center Mall Cebu Business Park Cebu  City
Visayas Save & Earn BQ Mall 4L BQ Mall Tagbilran City, Bohol
Visayas Save & Earn Alturas Mall 3L Alturas Mall Tagbilaran City, Bohol
Visayas Save & Earn ICM 2L ICM Tagbilaran City, Bohol
Visayas POS Digital SM Bacolod 2F Cyberzone Northwing, Sm Bacolod City
Visayas POS Digital Araneta ave Ponce BLDG. Araneta St, Bacolod City
Visayas POS Digital Robinson’s Dumaguete 2F Robinsons, Calindagan, Bacolod City
Visayas Play Telecom SM Iloilo 3F,Cyberzone,Sm City Iloilo,Benigno Aquino Avenue, Mandurriao
Visayas Play Telecom Robinson’s Iloilo Quezon St., Iloilo City Proper, Iloilo City


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