TCL is starting to manufacture the entry segment mobile phone TCL 20 SE in Turkey with the domestic production facility it opened in Turkey.
Technology manufacturer TCL is the first product of the facility it opened in partnership with Arçelik recently. domestic production TCL 20 SE started his work. Below you can find the details of the production facility and the brand’s upcoming plans, the details of which were explained in a meeting held over Zoom.
Domestic production TCL 20 SE goes on sale
The TCL 20 SE, produced with the ‘Made in Turkey’ label, is starting to launch its first products at the production facility, which was also visited by the Republic of Turkey Minister of Technology and Industry Mustafa Varank. TCL Communications Turkey Product Manager Serhan Tunca, who made his presentation at the press event held for this purpose, said, “We have been operating in the Turkish market for a long time. As the TCL brand, our main strategy is to deliver our products with superior user experience to our consumers at affordable prices. The interest of our users in the TCL brand is an indication that we have successfully implemented this strategy. We have also established an extensive and efficient strategic cooperation network with operators, retailers and distributor partners in Turkey. We are entering an exciting new chapter in our brand’s growing journey with domestic production. Other models are included in the production of the TCL 20 SE with the ‘Made in Turkey’ label. and we will create a success story coming out of Turkey.” said.
In addition, among the information provided by Tunca, there is a production team of 100 people currently working at the facility. In a short period of two weeks, a production capacity of 100% has been reached.
TCL 20 SE, which is one of the models introduced at the CES 2021 event in the past months, is on sale with a 6.82-inch HD + IPS LCD screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor, 4 GB Internal memory and 65/128 GB storage space. The product also has a 16 MP main camera, 5 MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, 2 MP depth sensor and a 5000mAh battery.
No information was given about the assembly of parts brought from abroad for production, and how much of the domestically produced TCL 20 SE domestic parts were used. However, Serhan Tunca, who stated that he also has plans for R&D studies in the coming periods, aroused curiosity with his answer to a question from the Turkish-Internet manager Fusün Nebil.
Question: What is the reason why the phone, which is sold abroad for a price of 100 USD, is on sale for 2.799 TL after the tax advantages offered to the domestic manufacturer in our country?
Answer: We thought this price would be reasonable.
Although the answer does not satisfy us, the TCL 20 SE phone, which takes its place in the scale of high-priced products in our country compared to other countries, will be the first model of the company produced in Turkey. It is aimed to start production of other models in the near future. It is also on the agenda to present the phones produced in our country to Europe and other markets.
TCL 20 SE Technical Specifications
- Weight: 206 gr.
- Phone Dimensions: 172.08 x 77.14 x 9.1mm
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
- Number of Cores: 8
- Graphics Processor: Adreno 610
- Memory: 4GB
- Internal Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Slot: Yes (up to 1TB)
- Screen Size: 6.82″
- Display Technology: HD IPS LCD
- Screen Resolution: 720×1600
- Pixel Density: 257 ppi
- Rear Camera Resolution: 16 MP main camera, 5 MP ultra wide angle sensor, 2 MP depth sensor
- Flash: Led Flash
- Main Camera Video Resolution: [email protected]
- Battery Capacity: 5000mAh
- Technology: Li-Po
- Charging: USB Type-C 2.0
- Quick Charge: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No