TCL Flash Plus 2 phablet now shipping globally for USD 179

The latest smartphone offering from TCL is out in the market and its known as the TCL Flash Plus 2. The phablet can now be pre-ordered on Gearbest and it ships globally as well. Lets take a look at the pricing of the device.

TCL Flash Plus 2 Camera

The TCL Flash Plus 2 phablet (unlocked) is available in Golden and Silver color variant for US $179 on Gearbest. It will start shipping worldwide starting from July 5, 2016.

The e-commerce portal from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features.

TCL Flash Plus 2 Hands On Review

TCL Flash Plus 2 Specifications

The TCL Flash Plus 2 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD OGS display, that has a pixel density of 400 PPI and comes with MiraVision 2.0 Eye-Protect mode. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MTK6755) (Quad 1.8 GHz + Quad 1.0 GHz) 64-bit processor along with Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box.

The Flash Plus 2 houses a 13 megapixel rear camera with Real Tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). It can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, it comes with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash, 84.4-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.4 aperture for your selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM (micro + nano) with Dual Standby mode, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It has an all metal body, which is 8.2 mm thick and weighs 157 grams. It comes with a fingerprint sensor that it embedded on the home button, which unlocks the phone in just 0.5 seconds. It has NXP9890 amplifier on board which will give an enhanced audio experience and also supports MIX creation for mobile music production.

The Flash Plus 2 includes 4G LTE (FDD-LTE: 800/1800/2100/2600 MHz), 3G (WCDMA : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz), 2G (GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery (removable) under the hood with support for flash charge. It charges from 0-50% in 30 minutes flat, which will give more than 10 hours of talk time.

The TCL Flash Plus 2 package contains Cell Phone (1), Battery (1), Power Adapter (1), USB Cable (1) and SIM Needle (1).

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