"Goo Simseller" operated by NTT Resonant launched the Android smartphone "TCL PLEX" on February 21. The price is 6000 yen [excluding tax, the same applies hereinafter] and the color handled is only Obsidian Black.
The regular selling price is ¥ 20,100, ¥ 17,100 with a subscription to the optional "Anshin Mobile Pack" that includes remote support and security measures, and ¥ 15,100 with a MNP transfer from another company.
Even now, it will be sold for 9,000 yen until 11:00 on March 25, and you can purchase it for 6,000 yen when you subscribe to Anshin Mobile Pack.
TCL PLEX was manufactured in China by a comprehensive home appliance manufacturer TCL and launched in Japan via FOX, which became an authorized distributor in December 2019. It is sold at 29,800 yen [tax included] at FOX directly managed stores and major home electronics retailers and Amazon.
The biggest feature is that it is equipped with a triple camera on the back while being cheap. The configuration consists of a 48MP main camera, a 16MP super wide-angle camera [123 degrees], and a 2MP dark camera. It also has a fingerprint sensor and NFC.
The screen is a 6.53 inch FHD liquid crystal display, which also supports HDR10 content viewing. In addition, it has a physical button on the left side of the main unit, and you can assign the start of your favorite application.
Product specs are pre-installed with Android 9, and SoC is equipped with Snapdragon 675. You can use a microSD card with 6GB of memory, 128GB of storage, and a maximum of 256GB. Battery capacity is 3820mAh and charging is done with USB Type-C cable.
As for the network, DSDS [Dual SIM / Dual Standby] is supported, but VoLTE is not supported. Also, it does not support waterproof or Osaifu-Keitai.