The day the bargain hunters have been waiting for Since early January it is finally over here Right around the corner, with T-Mobile’s ultra-affordable TCL 30 XE 5G officially set to make its commercial debut on Friday, February 25th, in both the “Un-carrier” itself and its Metro by T-Mobile prepaid sub.
Interestingly, Magenta will charge slightly less than its daughter company, at $198 compared to $199.99, allowing the new 6.5-inch mid-ranger to undercut the 6.8-inch T-Mobile REVVL V+ 5G (for the same two amounts). buggers) and technically claim the title of the cheapest 5G phone available at the country’s second-largest wireless service provider.
To be completely clear, the screen resolution isn’t impressive by any standard, at 1600 x 720 pixels, same goes for the old V-shaped notch and relatively wide “chin” which makes designing this thing very difficult for all but T-clients. least demanding.
On the bright side of things, the TCL 30 XE 5G packs a massive 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging, and the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor doesn’t feel like a snap either, powering very expensive devices from various brands. other outside the United States.
Give it a few weeks and you can get T-Mo’s most affordable 5G smartphone completely free, at least with a new service line and/or port number.