New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on May 22, 2020) follows:

The smartphone market is a pretty volatile one, where you would see new and old players emerging every now and then, trying to get their share of the pie in the market. TCL is one of such brands.

Well, it is not the first time, TCL will be venturing into the smartphone world because it has been in the smartphone business for years (Android Blackberry phones).

However, their latest Android devices, the TCL 10 Pro and TCL 10 L can be considered as a way to revamp the smartphone division for TCL. Both the devices are well placed in the mid-range category and provide decent specs for the price.

Talk about TCL 10L, it packs Snapdragon 655 coupled with 6 GB of RAM, a 4,000 mAh battery, 6.53-inch screen, quad-camera setup with 48 MP primary lens, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

tcl 10 pro

As far as the TCL 10 Pro is concerned, it is slightly more beefed up as compared to TCL 10 L and packs SD 675, a 4,500 mAh battery, quad-camera setup with 64 MP primary shooter and under-display optical fingerprint scanner.

What’s common is that both the TCL 10 Pro and TCL 10 L come with Android 10 (TCL UI) out of the box. And going by the recent post by one of the Twitter users, the TCL 10 Pro, and 10 L will get a minimum of one Android OS upgrade (meaning Android 11) and bimonthly security updates for the next two years.

When we asked about the source of this info, the guy said that the information is from his inside source at TCL. Here is what the tweet reads:

Some news on the TCL front –
@TCLMobileGlobal @TCL_USA confirm that both the #TCL10Pro and the #TCL10L will get at a minimum one major OS update (Android 11) and also Security updates every other month for 2 years.


tcl 10 pro and tcl 10 l android 11 confirm

If this piece of information is legit, it confirms that both the TCL 10 Pro and 10 L will be definitely getting the Android 11 update. But, we would advise our readers to take this piece of information with a pinch of salt, as TCL officially has not said anything related to this.

We will keep you posted once something official from TCL comes up in this regard. So stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

Update 1 (January 18, 2021)

IST 12:55 pm According to a recent report, TCL 10L is now getting the update to Android 11. The latest OS update comes as version v3.0.8BBH and weighs 2.8GB in size which further indicates that there are a lot of changes and improvements.

Update 2 (January 21, 2021)

IST 04:48 pm TCL has reportedly released Android 11 for the TCL 10 Plus as well. The update is rolling out to users in Turkey as version 3.0.8DBA.

Update 3 (March 03, 2021)

IST 11:48 am TCL is reportedly rolling out the Android 11 update for the TCL 10 Pro. The update arrives as version v3.0.8ABF and weighs 1.4 GB. This also takes the monthly security patch level to January 1, 2021.

Update 4 (April 21, 2021)

IST 07:05 pm It seems that the Android 11 update for the TCL 10 Pro is now making its way over to TCL 10 Pro models sold in the U.S. A user confirmed receiving the update on an unlocked model via a tweet.

Update 5 (May 01, 2021)

IST 02:46 pm TCL has begun rolling out the Android 11 update for the TCL 10L in the U.S. A user has taken to Reddit to confirm the arrival of the update and we’ve also got a tip from one of our readers confirming the same.


Many thanks for the tip, Brian Broderick!

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